A researcher works at a University of Queensland (UQ) laboratory, as part of an effort to develop a potential Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: Xinhua A researcher works at a University of Queensland (UQ) laboratory, as part of an effort to develop a potential Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: Xinhua
A researcher works at a University of Queensland (UQ) laboratory, as part of an effort to develop a potential Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: Xinhua

Australia’s universities hit by loss of ‘cash cow’ foreign students, as coronavirus vaccine race heats up

  • Foreign students make up over a quarter of enrolments in Australia, not only providing cash to fund research, but also carrying some of it out
  • But the Covid-19 pandemic has meant that only a handful of international students have made it to Australia, exacerbating a research funding crisis

Topic |   Australia
A researcher works at a University of Queensland (UQ) laboratory, as part of an effort to develop a potential Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: Xinhua A researcher works at a University of Queensland (UQ) laboratory, as part of an effort to develop a potential Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: Xinhua
A researcher works at a University of Queensland (UQ) laboratory, as part of an effort to develop a potential Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: Xinhua
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