Deakin University Australia opening the doors for the international students, will be including a squadron from India. The Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, has declared the statement saying all of the visa holders who are fully vaccinated will be permitted to return to Australia from 1st of December, 2021, with no need for travel exemptions.
Protocols Assigned by the Australian Government
The Victorian Government confirms that the international students arriving in Melbourne under the Government’s Student Arrivals Plan will not have to quarantine, provided they can exhibit to the commonwealth that they meet the vaccination conditions.
Professor Iain Martin, Vice-Chancellor of Deakin University Australia, saluted the announcement saying, “I am absolutely delighted that from 1 December 2021, Deakin will be able to welcome international students back to our Australian campuses.”
The announcement made last week about the students arriving in Victoria, will not need to quarantine; as long as they are meeting the requirements that they have had two doses of a recognized covid- 19 vaccine and a negative PCR test. The Australian borders will reopen to student visa holders from December 1, 2021.
The university of Deakin has taken exhaustive measures to corroborate that all its campuses are covid- safe environment which orients closely to the Victorian’s Government’s protocols.
Ravneet Pawha, Deputy Vice President (Global) and CEO (South Asia), Deakin University, added, “Throughout the pandemic, Deakin has continued to engage with its international cohort by extending financial, study and community support especially to those impacted by the closure of borders. I congratulate the Australian government for a successful vaccination program that has made Australia one of the safest places to study. The re-opening of the borders is much-awaited news for our current students, partners, and those exploring the possibility of studying at an international university in 2022. With a comprehensive student services program in place to support Indian students’ transition to study onshore, our staff based at the South Asia office in New Delhi would be happy to provide detailed information, including accommodation, scholarships, and bursaries available for Indian students. We eagerly look forward to welcoming our new international students on campus.”