The international student sector is Australia’s biggest service export, with Chinese students making up a third. Photo: Reuters The international student sector is Australia’s biggest service export, with Chinese students making up a third. Photo: Reuters
The international student sector is Australia’s biggest service export, with Chinese students making up a third. Photo: Reuters

Australia’s education industry facing US$15 billion loss as frustrated, worried students ponder futures

  • Australia’s international education sector was worth around A$40 billion (US$29 billion) in 2019 before the coronavirus pandemic
  • But students, the majority who come from China, are considering their options as Australia’s borders remained closed

Topic |   Australian Economy
The international student sector is Australia’s biggest service export, with Chinese students making up a third. Photo: Reuters The international student sector is Australia’s biggest service export, with Chinese students making up a third. Photo: Reuters
The international student sector is Australia’s biggest service export, with Chinese students making up a third. Photo: Reuters
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