PetiteBy Lincoln Tan. New initiatives expected to result in further growth in international numbers.
International students are returning to New Zealand, latest Immigration New Zealand figures show.
More than 78,445 international students have been approved to study here in the year to October.
Although slightly down from the 80,743 approvals over the same period last year, the approvals are still nearly 9500 higher than the 68,980 in the 2011-12 year.
China continues to be the main source country for international students, with 24,178, making up nearly 31 per cent of the total approvals. Read more...