Coronavirus – Frequently Asked Questions

Region: NZ

Please note this guidance is not applicable for students from Waikato Pathways College and excludes University of Auckland’s Foundation Studies Certificate students.

Correct as of 03.04.2020 at 10:00 GMT


Health Information

From 11.59PM NZDT Thursday 19 March 2020, only New Zealand residents and citizens (and their children and partners) are permitted to enter New Zealand.

In addition, New Zealand has announced increased self-isolation requirements. Everyone in New Zealand should be self-isolating as of now and it will be mandatory from Wednesday 25 March onwards.

Our campuses in New Zealand will be closed on Wednesday 25 March until further notice. Students will continue their studies in ‘virtual classrooms’ delivered online. Students must remain in New Zealand to access these virtual classrooms.

The official updates from the New Zealand Ministry of Health provides the very latest information, including health and travel advice (both for those coming into the country and those travelling abroad) and information on current travel restrictions. Head to the following sites for the most up-to-date advice:

The official updates from the New Zealand Ministry of Health provide the very latest information, including health and travel advice (both for those coming into the country and those travelling abroad) and information on current travel restrictions. This is an evolving situation and advice is being regularly updated.

Universities and colleges in New Zealand are closed in line with self-isolation requirements, however, most are transitioning to online teaching as is the case for our colleges in New Zealand.

Please refer to the Study Centre or College website for specific information.

In the light of the current situation within New Zealand, we strongly recommend that you DO NOT travel to New Zealand at this time.

We are proactively contacting all students regarding their arrival and any alternative study arrangements. Should you have questions, please contact your Study Centre or College, alternatively please contact globalstudentsupport@studygroup.com for assistance.

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