Preparing to prepare for international arrivals

The process is beginning


COVID-19 shut down student visa processing and there is no announcement on when it may start at scale.

But there is movement at the station, for the word has got around that visa issuing has started, albeit in small numbers.

International education observers confirm a visa for a commencing Chinese student, now offshore has been issued – with more expected.  There is no word on how many and what the start dates will be, but it seems the first step in a long journey is taken.

Dirk Mulder is CMM’s international education correspondent