There’s encouraging news on the student migration sector in Australia. The Australian state of New South Wales has announced that it will be bringing back fully vaccinated students to Australia by the end of 2021. This will be a batch of 500 international students coming to study in Australia.
There are many educational partners as well as independent providers who have signed up for this latest plan.
In fact, this return of students to study in Australia is just the first stage of a pilot program, as stated by John Barilaro, the Deputy Premier of New South Wales. This pilot is expected to gradually expand and undergo an evolution as the number of vaccinations increases in New South Wales.
Barilaro didn’t hold back his appreciation for New South Wales for leading the way to revive the international education sector that sustains thousands of jobs across the state.
All students who are coming back to study in Australia will be required to get fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine that’s recognized by Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). These include Moderna, AstraZeneca, and Pfizer. There will also be strict quarantine procedures in place to avoid any chance of a surge in the COVID-19 cases.
The government of New South Wales has said that education providers who would be participating shall get in contact with the students to take forward an expression of interest for this pilot plan.
The government of New South Wales has stated that Scape will be providing accommodation for the students returning to study in Australia. They will stay in quarantine for 14 days here in a Redfern facility.
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