Pre Arrival Services
GRI overseas has a well co-coordinated Travel Desk that offers the following services to students:
- Passport Application (New and Renewal)
- Foreign Exchange Requirements
- Internal Travel Arrangements
- Airport Pickups etc., including ticket booking, seat/meal preference, advanced seat requests, finding economical airfares.
The Pre- Departure Orientation sessions hosted by “GRI” from time to time, is your opportunity to meet other students (and their parents) who are heading abroad and to the same university. This will help you in settling down easily into your new host country
GRI is equipped to take care of your foreign exchange needs. Our ties with various banks and ensures that your money is exchanged into any currency required at the best possible rate.
Students often prefer debit cards to cash to cover their day to day costs. A debit card is always useful in times of emergency, or an unforeseen expense. For this reason we assist the student in obtaining debit cards that can be used all over the world
We assist the student in obtaining mobile services before they leave for their university /college. These connections come with various schemes offering cheaper calling rates and /or rental plans.
We also arrange for Medical and Local insurance. Many other services are available and many more are continuously being added.
Counsellors will give you valuable advice on the accommodation types to suit your needs and budget.
Post Departure – Connect with GRI Alumni
GRI has it’s Alumni students placed across New Zealand. Most of our students are available on our Facebook alumni group, which is connection platform for the new students to obtain from old students to get help on temporary accommodation, local help with the universities and any other issues. GRI Alumni will help your transition to the new environment without hassle, by providing you invaluable first-hand information about various aspects like:
- Advise on accommodation and arrangement
- Advise Local transportation and buying a car
- Purchase of house hold items
- Driving license
- Getting a part time job
- Practical advise on living
- Advise on immigration and work permits
- Do’s and don’ts in a foreign country
- Help in socializing with community
Global Reach International is the most trusted and fasted service provider for international studies. They assisted me on my application to The University of Auckland, NZ. I have obtained my student VISA to NZ and I thank the Global Reach Team for helping me.
University of OTAGO