‘Craven cowardice’: UNSW condemned for deleting posts critical of Beijing

Federal MPs have condemned the University of NSW for deleting social media posts about human rights in Hong Kong following an online backlash from Chinese nationalists.

Australia universities let Chinese students get around a travel ban. Critics warn it could...

Australian universities have allowed some students from mainland China to circumvent travel restrictions and return to study. But critics say that practice may inevitably import the infectious coronavirus to local campuses.

No middle way for Australia to be in a complaint relationship with Communist China

For 30 years Australia has enjoyed an economic boom thanks to investments from and exports to China, but the benefits from mutual trade have...

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.
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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...