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

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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