Chinese students stand in front of a departure board at Dresden Airport in Germany in March, as numerous flights are cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: dpa

Coronavirus: universities contend with their dependence on Chinese students

  • One in six international students hail from China, spending an estimated US$30 billion a year on overseas tuition alone
  • Crisis offers world’s second largest economy a chance to promote own schools, as online lectures and life in lockdown take lustre off foreign degree experience
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Chinese students stand in front of a departure board at Dresden Airport in Germany in March, as numerous flights are cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: dpa
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