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 International student visa holders up 98% in New Zealand since the border reopening

International student visa holders up 98% in New Zealand since the border reopening

Post-pandemic recovery is underway for New Zealand’s international education sector. The sector was battered for longer than those in most competitor destinations due to a prolonged border closure...

 New Zealand launches new online portal for adult learners

New Zealand launches new online portal for adult learners

Education New Zealand recently announced the launch of Study with New Zealand Online, a new digital platform designed to provide “flexible, bite-sized learning” for adult students. At launch,...

 How are international student numbers recovering so far in New Zealand?  

How are international student numbers recovering so far in New Zealand?  

New Zealand’s borders opened again on 31 July 2022 after more than two years of pandemic-related closure, allowing the country’s schools and universities to begin welcoming international students...

 New Zealand expands working holiday programme for 2022/23

New Zealand expands working holiday programme for 2022/23

New Zealand Immigration Minister Michael Wood has announced a major expansion of the country’s working holiday visa programme for this year. In a 21 August 2022 statement, the...

 ICEF Podcast: Study destinations Australia and New Zealand back in the game

ICEF Podcast: Study destinations Australia and New Zealand back in the game

In this episode of our continuing podcast series, recorded live at ICEF ANZA in Adelaide, ICEF’s Craig Riggs (editor of ICEF Monitor) and Martijn van de Veen (vice-president...

New Zealand moves to active footing for student recruitment with new national strategy

Following a limited opening of its border this quarter, New Zealand will resume processing for student and visitor visas as of 31 July 2022. This, the government has...

New Zealand opens up to international students and updates policies for post-study work rights

New Zealand immigration officials will begin processing student and visitor visas beginning 31 July 2022, which the government says signals “the full resumption of international education.” This is...

New Zealand extends agency status through 2022; new agent applications still on hold

Education New Zealand (ENZ) has announced that agencies that currently have ENZ Recognised Agency status will have that status extended until December 2022. “COVID-19 has continued to impact...

New Zealand confirms border reopening; first international students to return April 2022

New Zealand will reopen its border in five stages throughout 2022, with fully vaccinated international students prioritised for the third stage beginning 12 April, when 5,000 international students...

New Zealand launches new website for international students

While New Zealand has pushed back its gradual border opening until at least February 2022 because of Omicron, international students hoping to pursue a New Zealand education can...

New Zealand to reopen borders in April 2022

New Zealand’s COVID-19 Response Minister, Chris Hipkins, announced today that the country’s borders would reopen to international travellers in 2022. Fully vaccinated New Zealand citizens – along with...

Report sets out recovery framework for New Zealand schools

As in Australia, New Zealand’s schools and universities have seen their ability to recruit international students badly disrupted by continuing COVID-related border restrictions. While no clear timeline has...

New Zealand to begin opening to vaccinated travellers in 2022

International students will have to wait until at least 2022 to travel to New Zealand for study, and educators are growing increasingly concerned that the government is cooling...

New Zealand to close files and refund processing fees for visa backlog

Immigration New Zealand has confirmed that up to 50,000 pending visa applications will be closed, and the associated processing fees and levies refunded, given that the files “cannot...

New Zealand signals that border closures will remain in place into 2022

The New Zealand government has announced that borders will likely remain closed, for the most part, to international students in 2021, as it continues to pursue its COVID...