Chinese graduate students Li Zhaojin (left) and Liu Pengfei pose in front of the entrance to the Robert Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont in Burlington in August. Photo: AP Chinese graduate students Li Zhaojin (left) and Liu Pengfei pose in front of the entrance to the Robert Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont in Burlington in August. Photo: AP
Chinese graduate students Li Zhaojin (left) and Liu Pengfei pose in front of the entrance to the Robert Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont in Burlington in August. Photo: AP

US universities see steep decline in students from China amid political tensions

  • Some schools have reported 20 per cent or greater drop in numbers this fall
  • To adapt, some universities are stepping up recruiting in other parts of the world and working to hold on to their share of Chinese students

Topic |   Chinese overseas
Chinese graduate students Li Zhaojin (left) and Liu Pengfei pose in front of the entrance to the Robert Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont in Burlington in August. Photo: AP Chinese graduate students Li Zhaojin (left) and Liu Pengfei pose in front of the entrance to the Robert Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont in Burlington in August. Photo: AP
Chinese graduate students Li Zhaojin (left) and Liu Pengfei pose in front of the entrance to the Robert Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont in Burlington in August. Photo: AP
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