Border opens a crack for foreign students

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 14 Jan 2021

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 14 Jan 2021
The government is opening the borders a crack to allow up to 1,000 university students who were already studying in New Zealand to return over the next year.However, that is less than 1 percent of the total of 115,173 international students who were enrolled to study in NZ in 2019, before the covid-19 global pandemic upended what had been touted as the country’s fourth-largest source of export revenue after tourism, dairy products and meat.Ainslie Moore, deputy director, international at The University of Auckland, told BusinessDesk that...

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