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In Depth: Chinese Students’ Win-Win With Western Education Gets Upended

2020年06月24日 19:55 来源于 财新网
Global pandemic and deteriorating China-U.S. relations have caused a plunge in enrollment overseas this year, potentially leaving a big hole in university budgets
Two students walk on a university campus in Washington D.C. on May 7. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese students going abroad for university used to be a win-win.

Obtaining an overseas degree in a rich country could help the students get a big leg up in their home job market, while providing that degree gave overseas universities a steady and often lucrative revenue stream. But both are now in jeopardy as the coronavirus has swept across the world, shutting down campuses, pushing classes online and fueling anti-China sentiment, particularly in the U.S., where escalating Sino-American tensions have exacerbated the situation.

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