Australian universities must take tougher actions to punish pro-China students who intimidate others. But the media must also be careful not to deem all China supporters as threats to democracy.
Australian universities face a huge revenue hit from falling international student numbers due to COVID-19 and tensions with China. Some institutions should consider merging rather than downsizing.
A loss of Chinese students from the US – and the US$15 billion they spend on tuition – could have serious repercussions for American colleges and universities.
Researchers conducted a survey of 1,012 students in China between June 5 and 15. This included students who planned to study overseas, and those who had already been studying abroad before, COVID-19.
A group of international students were interviewed about their experience in Australia during COVID-19. Here's what they had to say.
Politics with Michelle Grattan: Phil Honeywood on the corona virus and education in Australia.
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Michelle Grattan talks with Phillip Honeywood about the implications of the corona virus on one of Australia's top export industries - tertiary education.
Chinese travellers help create about 0.6% of Australia's GDP. How long we keep them out will make a difference to economic growth.
How the protest movement in Hong Kong moved onto university campuses – by two researchers who have witnessed the unfolding events.
In 2018, domestic numbers for undergraduate courses fell for the first time since 2013 – they will remain stagnant for some years. This and other factors put unis at face financial risk.
The majority of students from China come to Australia to learn English and be exposed to a different culture. This helps them get a competitive edge over graduates in their home country.
The protests in Hong Kong have led to clashes between Chinese students here in Australia. What is it that makes those from mainland China so patriotic towards their country and leadership?
Australian universities need to reduce their reliance on revenue from students from countries such as China or India.
Coming to live in Australia on your own and studying in an unfamiliar education system is extremely hard. There are ways to make it a bit easier.
A staggering 20% of globally-mobile higher education students come from China. Here's what they're looking for.
Chinese students make up the largest portion of international students in Australia. To ensure our A$28bn international education sector continues to thrive we need to pay more attention to why.
A new scam tricks families based overseas into paying a ransom for Chinese students in Australia who have supposedly been kidnapped.
Students from the Philippines, China and India consistently achieve better results at school than their Australian-born counterparts. This is due to a number of factors, including parents' values.
We need to rethink how we frame discourse about Chinese students who speak out at universities – we seem to have forgotten that argument is a normal part of university study.
Australian universities shouldn't silence or be silenced by Chinese students who hold nationalistic views, they should encourage a healthy debate.
Framing freedom of speech and cultural sensitivity as competing goals makes us miss opportunities to develop cross-cultural competency.