The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is protecting itself against declining enrolment from China with a $60 million insurance policy, the revenue from Chinese students studying business and engineering.
This summer, Chinese state media announced that of the 400,000 foreign citizens working in China as English-language teachers in 2017, an estimated two-thirds were doing so illegally. Callan Quinn reports.
The announcement comes during protracted concerns over Chinese-influence on universities campuses, and almost two years after the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation warned of an "insidious threat".
Now the largest Anglophone market for African students, China’s rise throughout the continent is equal parts education, politics and investment. Anton Crace finds out how the Belt and Road initiative has driven a substantial rise in African students into China, the world’s new education superpower.