The international students in New South Wales have been permitted for phased return for fully vaccinated international students with a TGA recognized vaccine by the Commonwealth government. The first chartered plane which is scheduled for international students return to NSW Arrival Pilot Plan is made to land in Sydney on Monday, December 6.
Pilot Planned Schedules
The first flight scheduled will fetch about 250 students from around 15 nations, which will include, Singapore, Vietnam, South Korea, China and, Canada. The second flight scheduled to carry students from New South Wales will include South Asia and India.
According to the report, Dominic Perrottet (Premier of New South Wales) says, International education has played a vital role in connecting NSW to the world, through their contribution to education and work fields. To quote, Perrottet says, “This is a significant milestone in our roadmap to recovery and I can’t wait to welcome back such an important part of our community.”
Quarantine-Free Return for Vaccinated International Students
Further, international students return to NSW will remain quarantine-free if they are fully vaccinated. He added, “International students don’t just make a significant contribution to our economy, but they play a role in our culture and contribute to our community and lifestyle.”
Students travelling to NSW will be done through the pilot planned approach. Also, Scape Redfern being the accommodation partner will be supporting international students after they return. The flight is scheduled in December which is totally free from the government side of NSW.
Reports from twitter brings in, International Education Association of Australia (IEAA) CEO Phil Honeywood had tweeted: “If one state in NSW, Australia is now promising no quarantine for international students then every other state should do the same Now! We are after all one country Not 8 different countries.”
Through this international students return to NSW in 2021, the future economy will be benefitted and Sustainable growth will reach new milestone.
Stating, “Obviously we are very sorry as a nation that’s it’s taken so long to commit students to return because as an island nation, we have been very cautious about the COVID pandemic, and we know just how incredibly patient our Indian students have been.”