Universities Welcome Much-Needed Earlier Border Reopening

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This news was about the announcement from New Zealand’s eight universities who looks forward to welcoming back their international students as their border reopen with its new schedule that were suppose to be on October and made more earlier to July. The said announcement will definitely  brings much-needed certainty for their existing and prospective international students after an anxious and stressful two years stranded outside the country because of border restrictions.

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Universities Welcome Much-Needed Earlier Border Reopening

Aotearoa New Zealand’s eight universities look forward to welcoming back their international students after today’s announcement that the final part of the government’s staged border reopening will be brought forward from October to 31 July. “This announcement brings much-needed certainty for our existing and prospective international students after an anxious and stressful two years stranded outside the country because of border restrictions,” says Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai – Tara Chief Executive Chris Whelan. “They can now be sure, Immigration New Zealand visa processing capacity permitting, that they will be in New Zealand and at their chosen university in time for the start of the 2023 academic year and, in some cases, to study later in 2022.

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