Chinese students wait to greet President Xi Jinping on a 2015 visit to Manchester University. Britain is the most favoured academic destination for Chinese students, according to a recent survey. Photo: AFP Chinese students wait to greet President Xi Jinping on a 2015 visit to Manchester University. Britain is the most favoured academic destination for Chinese students, according to a recent survey. Photo: AFP
Chinese students wait to greet President Xi Jinping on a 2015 visit to Manchester University. Britain is the most favoured academic destination for Chinese students, according to a recent survey. Photo: AFP

Chinese students looking abroad confident about coronavirus pandemic, but keeping an eye on geopolitics

  • Britain remains the favoured destination for students surveyed about their overseas study plans, followed by the US, Australia and Canada
  • The pandemic and policies targeting Chinese students are among concerns but parents don’t appear worried about protests in Hong Kong, consultant says

Topic |   US-China relations
Chinese students wait to greet President Xi Jinping on a 2015 visit to Manchester University. Britain is the most favoured academic destination for Chinese students, according to a recent survey. Photo: AFP Chinese students wait to greet President Xi Jinping on a 2015 visit to Manchester University. Britain is the most favoured academic destination for Chinese students, according to a recent survey. Photo: AFP
Chinese students wait to greet President Xi Jinping on a 2015 visit to Manchester University. Britain is the most favoured academic destination for Chinese students, according to a recent survey. Photo: AFP
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