Author Archives: Aspiring Language Institute

Bulletin – Tertiary Students

20th April, 2020 – COVID-19 Update Dear students,  Click the link below for updated information about the current COVID-19 situation from the Ministry of Education.  Ministry of Education Bulletin – 20 April 2020  CURRENT STUDENTS: If you are planning to leave the country please let us know once you’ve booked your tickets  If you are enrolled […]

Student visa changes to support essential services

Changes have been made to relax visa restrictions for some visa holders to work in essential services to support New Zealand’s response to COVID-19. Students currently employed by supermarkets and the healthcare sector will be able to work for more than 20 hours per week in certain circumstances, explained below. Where this applies the student […]

The coronavirus: what you need to know

Updated 5.30pm 9 April 2020 The information on this page is official government information for international students taken from NauMai NZ,  a place for information on life as an international student in New Zealand to help you understand what is happening in New Zealand in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. As an international student […]

International student travel during COVID-19 pandemic

As the Government is working to safely repatriate foreign nationals, international students can now choose to leave New Zealand on scheduled commercial or foreign-government assisted charter flights. To do so they must have a confirmed international booking and travel to either Auckland or Christchurch airports by private vehicle, public transport or a single domestic flight. […]

Bulletin from the Ministry of Education (COVID-19)

Dear students and collaborators,  Click the link below for updated information about the current COVID-19 situation from the Ministry of Education.  Ministry of Education Bulletin – 2 April 2020    CURRENT STUDENTS: If you are planning to leave the country please let us know once you’ve booked your tickets    If you are enrolled at […]

Bulletin from the Ministry of Education (COVID-19)

Dear students and collaborators,  Click the link below for updated information about the current COVID-19 situation from the Ministry of Education.  Ministry of Education Bulletin – 31 March 2020    If you are enrolled at Aspiring and are in doubt about how this may affect your course, please talk to us and we will assist […]

(UPDATE) Important information regarding Coronavirus

Dear students and collaborators,  You will have seen the Prime Minister has announced that the first case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in New Zealand (see the full media release below).   This case was identified because the person and the family affected did the right thing and got in touch with health authorities. The patient […]

Important information regarding Coronavirus

The Ministry of Health, the Auckland Regional Public Health Service have created a series of video resources of ‘What you need to know’ regarding the Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Click the link below to watch the video:  English Mandarin Cantonese  The Ministry of Health is monitoring the situation with regards to the outbreak of Coronavirus, and the health […]

Information regarding Coronavirus

Message from the New Zealand Qualifications Authority: The Ministry of Health is monitoring the situation with regards to the outbreak of Coronavirus, and the health of students and staff is a priority for all. We ask that students, care-givers and education providers follow the Ministry of Education’s advice and guidance on the matter, which is being updated regularly. […]