Singapore residents in ‘Urgent Need’ can apply for early Covid-19 vaccination

In a press release held on 16th March, the Ministry of Health stated that Singaporeans and permanent residents who are in urgent need of getting vaccinated can appeal for early vaccination against the Covid-19 virus. Those who are looking to travel immediately for formal education or move overseas for occupational purposes and those who are …

Singapore Airlines – First In World To Pilot IATA’s Travel Pass App

Singapore Airlines will be the world’s first airline to pilot the International Air Transport Association’s Travel Pass mobile application. This application will permit passengers to save their Covid-19 test results. By integrating all health credentials into a single app, customers can experience a faster and seamless check-in process. This also allows the airport check-in staff …

Canada to grant post-study work permit for international students

Last week, Canadian Minister of Immigration Marco Mendicino, had announced that International students enrolled in Canadian post-secondary institutions can now complete their programmes completely online and still be eligible for the Post-Graduation Work Program (PGWP). Mr Mendicino stated that this new policy was brought to ensure that international students hoping to work in Canada don’t …

Canada tightens quarantine rules, keeps borders open

Owing to the increase in the spread of more infectious Covid-19 variants, on January 29, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had announced that in the coming few weeks, international travellers must adhere to additional testing and quarantine rules. They must take a Covid-19 test upon their arrival in Canada. After taking up the test at …

New Zealand Welcomes the Return of 1000 International Students

Universities in New Zealand are celebrating the arrival of 1000 international students after almost a year. According to the Education Minister, Chris Hipkins, the country can expect around 300 students in April and the rest 700 will be allowed depending on the availability. Since March 2020, universities in New Zealand have been struggling with the …

International travellers to show negative COVID test result to enter Canada

According to the latest updates from the Canadian government, international students coming to Canada by plane will now have to show a negative Covid-19 test before boarding their flights. This rule was brought into effect on January 7th, 2021 to ensure the health and safety of all Canadians. This test should be taken within 72 …

UK provides international students access to COVID-19 vaccine

With the COVID-19 vaccine being tested across various places in the UK, the government has come up with a happy promise for its international students. The Department of Health and Social Care announced that the COVID-19 vaccine will be available for international students to secure their safe health. The vaccine will be rolled out to …

International students to return to Victoria in early 2021

With the pandemic disrupting the education system in various countries, international students were most affected by the ban on travel. After nearly 8 months, the Study Melbourne has revealed that international students will be allowed to return to Victoria in early 2021. The Victorian government has also released a recovery plan named, ‘International Education Short-Term …

International students arrive in Australia after lockdown

With COVID – 19 forcing countries to close borders for international students earlier this year, Australia has managed to welcome its first international student to the country after nearly 9 months. The flight carrying 63 international students from various countries arrived in Australia on November 30th, 2020. The students have now been requested to quarantine …

The Australia Visa Application Center resumes operations

After several months, the Australia Visa Application Center in Singapore has announced that it will resume limited operations starting from 02 November 2020, for collecting biometrics that will be scheduled based on appointments. The centre has requested people to apply for visa or citizenship online using the official website instead of coming in person. The …

New arrangements from Australia universities to welcome students

With the economy dipping down due to COVID-19 this year, the Australian government has been really keen on getting international students back to their country to begin their international education. Several measures were taken to resume operations for the past few months but were all paused. But earlier this week, the Australian government has approved …