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China overtakes Australia in university humanities ranking

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Australian professors and universities are being shamed into apologizing for offending Chinese students

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China experts warn of funding shock to research

China experts say Australian universities’ financial dependence on a single group of students jeopardises more than teaching funds, with all university operations susceptible to vacillations in demand from the most populous country.

China’s internet erupts over Monash University’s drunk officials quiz question

Monash University's reputation in the lucrative Chinese student market has taken a battering after an online exam for business students claimed it was widely said Chinese government officials only tell the truth when they are drunk.
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