Coronavirus – Frequently Asked Questions

New Zealand

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


Health Information

Currently, only New Zealand residents and citizens (and their children and partners) are permitted to enter New Zealand.

As of Monday 27 April at 11.59pm, New Zealand is on Alert Level 3 - Restrict.  To find out more, refer to the Alert Level 3 information on the COVID-19 website.

Our campuses in New Zealand remain closed until further notice. Students will continue their studies in ‘virtual classrooms’ delivered online.

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 college campuses in New Zealand are closed in line with self-isolation requirements and in the best interest of the health and safety of students and staff. Most universities have transitioned to online teaching via a ‘virtual classroom’ as is the case for our colleges in New Zealand.

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

The New Zealand border has been closed to almost all travellers from Thursday 19 March, 2020. 

Please refer to the New Zealand Immigration website for the latest information regarding border closures, visas, visa extensions and other travel advice.

We are proactively contacting all students regarding 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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