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

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
Topic |   Iran

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