Outbound exchange programmes leaving NZ in 2022

Dear students and families,

We hope you are having a safe, productive 2021 here in Aotearoa.

Here at NZIIU we have continued to monitor the global development of the Covid-19 situation in 2021 and the impact on student exchanges from New Zealand.

Due to the unpredictable nature of the Covid-19 situation in many of our exchange destinations, as well as the tight restrictions at the New Zealand border, we have had to seriously consider the viability and safety of reopening the department and sending students overseas next year.

As such, NZIIU has come to the decision that we will not be sending any students on an overseas exchange programme departing in 2022. Due to this decision, the NZIIU Outbound Exchange department will continue to suspend operations until further notice.

While we understand this is an unfortunate outcome, we would like to thank you for your continued patience and understanding.

As always, we look forward to being able to re-open the department in the future, and reconnect our amazing New Zealand students with the rest of the world.

Please address all correspondence to the exchange@nziiu.co.nz email address should you wish to contact the team.

All the best,

The team at NZIIU