European students enrolled with Zhejiang University in Hangzhou and other academic institutions in China are unable to enter the country for on-campus learning because of the zero-Covid restrictions. Photo: Facebook
European students enrolled with Zhejiang University in Hangzhou and other academic institutions in China are unable to enter the country for on-campus learning because of the zero-Covid restrictions. Photo: Facebook
Education

European students on the brink, locked out by China’s zero-Covid rules

  • Despite paying full tuition to universities in China, those affected cannot enter the country and are limited to online classes in the early hours
  • A psychiatrist says the time differences and uncertainties have been causing great psychological suffering for some time