The New Zealand government is definitely doing its bit to attract as many foreign students as possible. The government of the nation has simplified its regulations for foreign students intending to pursue higher education in New Zealand. This has come about when nations like UK and Australia are applying stringent restrictions for visa, for foreign nationals. So, this can definitely be termed as an incentive for the nation making up for where the foreign nationals are losing out in other nations.
The changes in the immigration process for New Zealand would make it much easier for those opting to study in the nation. The newer and simplified process caters to increased number of options as well as support to all the applicants.
The significant amend here would cater to the introduction of an Interim Visa which would permit all the students to continue residing in the nation till they get a renewal on the extension of their already existing visa.
Apart from the above, the other major changes include the over making the process to study in New Zealand a much simpler one. These cater to lesser frequency when it comes to the renewals of medical certificates.
These amends have come about after in the wake of the constantly changing scenario in immigration worldwide. This is especially true for nations such as UK and Australia which have made it even more difficult for foreign students to enter their nation. More so, these nations have been condemned for bringing about such provisions diverting the prospective students away from the nation.