Most of the students coming to Hong Kong to study are from mainland China. Photo: Winson Wong
Most of the students coming to Hong Kong to study are from mainland China. Photo: Winson Wong

Number of non-locals studying at universities in Hong Kong bounces back, but figures for work visa holders fall

  • Immigration Department figures show 43,732 non-locals studied in Hong Kong last year, up by 24 per cent over 2020, with most of them from mainland China
  • But number of visas granted to overseas workers has dropped from 41,289 in 2019 to 13,821 last year

Most of the students coming to Hong Kong to study are from mainland China. Photo: Winson Wong
Most of the students coming to Hong Kong to study are from mainland China. Photo: Winson Wong
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