Students of Chinese University of Hong Kong evacuate the campus after it is occupied by anti-government protesters in this file photo from November 15. Photo: Reuters

Mainland Chinese students fleeing Hong Kong protests forego large accommodation deposits

  • Students from mainland make up bulk of non-local contingent at city’s universities
  • Three mainland Chinese students forgo HK$88,000 in rent paid in advance, deposits
Topic |   Hong Kong economy

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Students of Chinese University of Hong Kong evacuate the campus after it is occupied by anti-government protesters in this file photo from November 15. Photo: Reuters
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Dozens of students who fled the violence on Hong Kong campuses are being temporarily housed in “Grads Homes” in Shenzhen. Photo: Handout

Mainland Chinese students flee, but hope to be back in Hong Kong soon

  • Shenzhen boarding houses run by Chinese Communist Party and affiliate colleges offer temporary refuge amid ongoing violence on campuses
  • But most evacuees say they want to return as soon as they know what’s going on
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Dozens of students who fled the violence on Hong Kong campuses are being temporarily housed in “Grads Homes” in Shenzhen. Photo: Handout
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