12 May 2021 at 4:29 pm
Around the world in five
Here's a round-up of stories from our key international markets.
NZ public positive on overseas student benefits and return
The report was commissioned by Education New Zealand to gauge public opinion in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, and was conducted by research company TRA, based on a survey of 560 people as well as qualitative co-creation sessions.
US begins processing student visas for Chinese students
Visa processing for Chinese students would resume this month, with plans to handle 2,000 applications a day by mid-May.
International grad stream reaches 40,000 limit in one day
Canada’s new pathway to residency for international graduates has reached its 40,000 application limit, just over one day after going live.
Survey confirms that vaccination rollouts are influencing student choice
New QS global research indicates that the introduction of COVID vaccines is strengthening prospective international students’ resolve to study abroad, and that many students now want to begin their studies sooner than they had planned because of vaccine availability.
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