Skip to content

Australian Universities Treating Overseas Students As Cash Cows

China’s 40-year economic boom may be coming to an end, but you would never know it from a walk around Sydney’s universities.

There are approximately 14,500 Chinese students at the University of Sydney and a similar number at UNSW, with ­another 7500 at UTS. That’s a total of 36,500 people, more than twice the population of central Sydney itself.

For the full text of this article, visit:

Published inAll ArticlesOther Venues
Sydney-based globalization expert Salvatore Babones is available to speak on the Chinese economy (demographics, growth, technology), the Belt & Road Initiative, global trade networks, and Australia-China relations. Contact: