Students and faculty staff entering HKUST. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Students and faculty staff entering HKUST. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong universities attract record number of mainland Chinese students amid rising geopolitical tensions and Covid-19

  • Mainland students worried by tension between Beijing and US, UK choose to avoid Western universities
  • City’s eight publicly-funded universities drew record 8,622 students from mainland China last year

Students and faculty staff entering HKUST. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Students and faculty staff entering HKUST. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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