Coronavirus: Australia is reopening, but pandemic limbo remains for international students

When Sovia Gill saw the news this month that Australia would reopen its international borders from November, she was so overwhelmed with relief that she burst into tears. But when the international student from India’s Punjab state read the fine print, her mood quickly turned to dismay as she realised the reopening would prioritise citizens and permanent residents.“It was so heartbreaking,” said Gill, whose coursework for a masters in engineering at the University of Southern Queensland,…


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