Students protest at Nanjing Normal University’s Taizhou College in early June over a proposed merger. Photo: Handout Students protest at Nanjing Normal University’s Taizhou College in early June over a proposed merger. Photo: Handout
Students protest at Nanjing Normal University’s Taizhou College in early June over a proposed merger. Photo: Handout

The Chinese student protests putting ‘independent’ college merger plans on hold

  • Violence erupted at several campuses in eastern China in opposition to an overhaul of the for-profit tertiary education system
  • Critics say the ‘independent’ universities are badly managed but students fear their degrees will be downgraded

Topic |   China education
Students protest at Nanjing Normal University’s Taizhou College in early June over a proposed merger. Photo: Handout Students protest at Nanjing Normal University’s Taizhou College in early June over a proposed merger. Photo: Handout
Students protest at Nanjing Normal University’s Taizhou College in early June over a proposed merger. Photo: Handout
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