Australian National University ‘hit by Chinese hackers’

Australia’s top-ranked university says it has spent several months fighting off a threat to its computer systems, which some media reports say have been...

Kidnapping phone scam targets Chinese students in Australia

The ACCC has warned Australia's Chinese community of a recurring scam that involves threats of arrest and extortion via fake kidnappings. Having already caused victims...

Elaborate kidnapping scam targets Chinese, Taiwanese university students in Australia

Cyber criminals are targeting Chinese and Taiwanese students in Australia via an elaborate kidnapping scam. Key points: Scammers threatening students with deportation from Australia and...

Australia not ready for Chinese tourism boom: ACBC

Former Victorian premier John Brumby has rejected concerns about China's influence in Australia higher education sector, while at the same time warning that Australia...

Don’t be silenced, top diplomat tells Australian unis amid China concerns

Australia's Foreign Affairs boss has urged universities to better protect themselves from the rising influence of the Chinese Communist Party, asking students to engage...

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...
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