Australian university offers Chinese students $1,000 to return via third country

One of Australia’s leading universities said on Friday it is offering Chinese students A$1,500 ($992) if they travel through a third country as higher...

‘Overreaction’: China students stuck as Australia closes border

A ban on non-citizens travelling from or through China is leading to chaos in Australia’s university sector.

Are Australian universities putting our national security at risk by working with China?

Leading Australian universities have research collaborations with Chinese companies that have been blacklisted by the US.

Hong Kong protesters in Australia to meet with students after university clashes

High-profile student protesters from Hong Kong have arrived in Australia for meetings in Melbourne and Canberra, as demonstrations across the Asian city continue into their third month.

NSW Government scraps Chinese Government-sponsored program over foreign influence fears

NSW Education Minister Sarah Mitchell said she supported the department's decision to end the Confucius Institute program.

Australia warns diplomats after China praises ‘patriotic’ clashes with pro-Hong Kong protesters

Marise Payne says Australia would be concerned if diplomatic representatives undermined free speech

Universities must accept China’s directives on Confucius Institutes, contracts reveal

Australian universities hosting Chinese government-funded education centres have signed agreements explicitly stating they must comply with Beijing's decision-making authority over teaching at the facilities.

‘I was shocked’: UQ protest against Chinese government turns violent

A peaceful protest at the University of Queensland against the Chinese government's treatment of Uyghur Muslims and Hong Kong citizens turned violent at the St Lucia campus.

Economy relies on China as international students prop up our universities

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Australian universities are under threat from more attractive, cheaper Chinese competitors

In the YouTube video the young man browses Chinese-language books in a library, practices Chinese calligraphy with careful brushstrokes, introduces himself in Mandarin.
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