As Chinese universities climb up world rankings, overseas graduates are returning home to find they are no longer the top pick for jobs. Photo: Xinhua
As Chinese universities climb up world rankings, overseas graduates are returning home to find they are no longer the top pick for jobs. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese graduates lament Western degrees no longer a fast track for top jobs

  • As Chinese universities climb up world rankings, Western degrees are not as prized by employers as they once were, according to overseas graduates
  • Hiring departments are often more familiar with elite Chinese universities and certain professions require strong local networks, young jobseekers say

Topic |   China education
As Chinese universities climb up world rankings, overseas graduates are returning home to find they are no longer the top pick for jobs. Photo: Xinhua
As Chinese universities climb up world rankings, overseas graduates are returning home to find they are no longer the top pick for jobs. Photo: Xinhua
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