Tag: international students

Australia’s universities to feel financial impact of coronavirus outbreak

In writing an opinion piece for The Sydney Morning Herald on January 31, Salvatore Babones enumerated the economic effects of the Wuhan coronavirus on China-dependent universities in Australia. Being well-versed with the education system in Australia, the writer illustrated a scenario that could occur during...

Chinese university draws flak for “buddy program” pairing male foreign students with female Chinese students

Shandong, China—Intercultural program or matchmaking plan? A Chinese university in Jinan city received heavy criticism for their interesting "Buddy Program" that paired foreign students with local students of the opposite sex. According to an initial report by the South China Morning Post, Shandong University's "Buddy...