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The Pathway Student Visas to be implemented from December 7, 2015

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 08, Dec 2015

visas default image The Pathway Student visa announced last week by Skills and Education Minister, Steven Joyce and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse, are going to be implemented from today, i.e. December 7, 2015. As per them, the pathway student visa pilot has been designed to make the New Zealand more viable for overseas Student.

The latest Pathway Student Visa will permit the overseas students in New Zealand to carry out the progression of 3 successive programs of study with certain education providers on one visa only. The same will be valid for maximum 5 years.

Key Aspects of Pathway Student Visa

Below are the key aspects of the Pathway student visa:

  • The selected education providers partaking in the pilot will be listed on the INZ website
  • The education providers need to have 90% global student visa approval rate to get entered in to the pilot (more than 12 month)
  • The work rights will be given for the visa period if the first study program meet the requirements for work rights as per the current immigration guidelines
  • The students would require providing proof of having funds for the first year of program
  • The providers will be in a official agreement to manage the pastoral care and education development
  • The students enrolled would require providing offer of place and tuition fees paid for the first program of year/study (whichever is shorter) and provisional offers for the further programs of study.
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Rajneesh Kumar

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