Book Chapter

Media, Place, Sociality and National Publics: Chinese International Students in Translocal Networks


Contemporary Culture and Media in Asia | Rowman and Littlefield | Published : 2016


Globally, International tertiary students form a sizeable mobile population: in 2012, some 4.5 million studied outside their country of citizenship. In the face of the severe decline in government funding since the late 1980s, Australian universities have enthusiastically welcomed these students and the fee revenue they bring. Today, around one in five enrolments in Australian universities are by International students, with China by far the most significant sending nation. What are the implications of these developments? On one hand, Australian governments celebrate the economic success of the nation’s ‘education export’ strategy. On the other hand––particularly in light of ubiquitous broa..

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