No international students this year, they can return when it’s safe – Hipkins

No international students this year, they can return when it’s safe – Hipkins
Paul McBeth
International education providers shouldn’t expect to get any foreign students for the rest of the year, according to Education Minister Chris Hipkins. The government today released a long-term plan to help stabilise New Zealand’s international education sector, including $51.6 million of funding to help keep skills in the country and NZ’s brand visible. “While the pandemic is still raging overseas, our borders are our first line of defence against covid-19. Given the current global situation, I would expect providers to plan for no inter...

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