Australia’s universities are failing to protect free speech

Academic freedom is increasingly under threat on Australian campuses, and widespread speech codes leave universities unprepared to combat the danger. The latest threat comes from...

Chinese student Zhengxiang Wang to be deported after serving six months for machete attack

A JILTED lover who used a machete to attack a man he believed had slept with his girlfriend will be deported to China after...

Brisbane education industry unfazed by bad Chinese press

Despite reports indicating Chinese students are turning their back on studying in Australia, Lord Mayor Graham Quirk says Brisbane has nothing to be concerned...

Top unis admit China influence, Go8 fears backlash

The peak body representing Australia’s elite universities has for the first time acknowledged there have been “isolated” instances of Chinese government interference on campuses...

Chinese students question Australian education sending chills through industry

The plight of a Chinese student whose parents sold their home to pay for an Australian university education but only found a job handing out product...

Chinese students in Australia: Do we protest too much?

Chinese students in Australia are attracting attention. Former Fairfax China correspondent John Garnaut said last month that Chinese students embody a 'racial chauvinism' that...

China dispute would hit enrolments

A western Pacific diplomatic incident could help trigger the “perfect storm” that jeopardises Chinese enrolments and brings Australian research to its knees. University of Queensland...

China overtakes Australia in university humanities ranking

Australia has surrendered its claim to the Asia Pacific’s best arts university, in the latest sign that local higher education is giving ground to...

Why Australian universities have upset Chinese students

In four prominent cases in recent months, Chinese students at Australian universities have complained about teaching materials being incorrect or insulting to China. The incidents...

Chinese nationalist protesters target more members

The organiser of a Chinese nationalist luxury-car protest, where Bentleys, Lamborghinis and Maseratis were driven through Sydney decked out with provocative slogans, is targeting...
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