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

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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