The University of Queensland’s St Lucia Campus in Brisbane. Photo: Shutterstock

University of Queensland faces heat for naming Chinese diplomat Xu Jie as faculty member

  • The Australian institution earlier this month named Xu Jie, Chinese consul-general in Brisbane, to a post, with no public announcement
  • A clash between pro-Beijing and pro-Hong Kong students protesting the city’s extradition bill broke out on campus this week
Topic |   Australia

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The University of Queensland’s St Lucia Campus in Brisbane. Photo: Shutterstock
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Hong Kong and mainland Chinese students clashed at the University of Queensland in Australia on Wednesday. Photo: Twitter

Hong Kong and mainland China students clash at rally at Australian university

  • Pro-democracy students staged a sit-in supporting the anti-extradition protests in Hong Kong
  • Mainland students singing the Chinese national anthem allegedly attacked the pro-democracy protesters
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Hong Kong and mainland Chinese students clashed at the University of Queensland in Australia on Wednesday. Photo: Twitter
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