Melodie Karbassian, an Iranian undergraduate at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: Supplied
Melodie Karbassian, an Iranian undergraduate at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: Supplied
Iran

Sanctions drive Iranian students away from US, UK and towards Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines

  • Top US and British universities are losing favour with ambitious young Iranians as Washington’s increasingly hostile ties with Tehran push them towards Asia
  • Nearly one in three people in highly literate Iran wish to leave the country in search of better opportunities

Melodie Karbassian, an Iranian undergraduate at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: Supplied
Melodie Karbassian, an Iranian undergraduate at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: Supplied
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