China will produce 77,000 graduates in STEM fields by 2025, versus 40,000 in the US, where foreign students will make up a large share. Photo: Shutterstock
China will produce 77,000 graduates in STEM fields by 2025, versus 40,000 in the US, where foreign students will make up a large share. Photo: Shutterstock

US unveils changes to attract foreign STEM students amid competition with China

  • Eligible candidates in science, technology, engineering and maths fields will be able to stay for up to three years of training
  • There will also be an initiative to connect these students with US businesses

China will produce 77,000 graduates in STEM fields by 2025, versus 40,000 in the US, where foreign students will make up a large share. Photo: Shutterstock
China will produce 77,000 graduates in STEM fields by 2025, versus 40,000 in the US, where foreign students will make up a large share. Photo: Shutterstock
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