https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-zNUBWN-LJ60/AAAAAAAAAAI/AAAAAAAAEHs/etkX-a6nvwc/photo.jpg?sz=104By . China’s huge outflow of students has hit the brakes, according to the latest figures from the Chinese Ministry of Education. While the 413,900 Chinese people studying abroad in 2013 represents a 3.5 per cent increase on 2012, it’s a huge dropoff from the 20 per cent increase per year seen over the past five years, according to Fairfax.
The collapse in Chinese student growth around the world will undoubtedly hit the popular education destinations like the USA, Britain and Canada, but Australia, which is the fifth most popular destination for the world’s international students, is faring surprisingly well. More...