Chinese students at the University of Sydney take photos on the campus on August 20, 2020.  Photo: Reuters
Chinese students at the University of Sydney take photos on the campus on August 20, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Zihang Xia
Opinion

Opinion

Zihang Xia

Resentment in China against those studying abroad during Covid-19 is a symptom of larger social problems

  • Online posts during the pandemic reveal a resurgence in tensions, with some referring to overseas students as ‘fake Chinese’
  • Prejudice is rooted in uneven access to opportunities in China and the harsh working environment young people face

Chinese students at the University of Sydney take photos on the campus on August 20, 2020.  Photo: Reuters
Chinese students at the University of Sydney take photos on the campus on August 20, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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