New Zealand’s Victoria University of Wellington is making access easier for students wanting to study at the university in 2021, reports 1News.

The university agreed to remove grade entry requirements, meaning any student who successfully completes ‘University Entrance’ will be guaranteed entry to undergraduate study if they apply. “Previously students needed a rank score in NCEA [National Certificate of Educational Achievement] of 150 for undergraduate degree-level entry, and 180 points for entry to the Bachelor of Architectural Studies and Bachelor of Building Science,” the university said in a statement.

“We recognise that 2020 is an extraordinary year and that many secondary students have faced significant disruption to their learning this year and that they are seeking clarity and assurances,” said Chancellor Neil Paviour-Smith. “This move has been made as part of the university’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Read more : 1News : 14 June 2020