Politics with Michelle Grattan: Phil Honeywood on the coronavirus challenge for universities

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Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra

The coronavirus is presenting a major threat to Australia’s education export industry, which is highly dependant upon the China market, and a huge challenge to the universities. Phil Honeywood, CEO of the International Education Association of Australia says:

“At the end of the day, China is the most heavily populated country in the world, it’s on our regional doorstep and it has an incredible appetite for having their children study offshore.”

ref. Politics with Michelle Grattan: Phil Honeywood on the coronavirus challenge for universities – https://theconversation.com/politics-with-michelle-grattan-phil-honeywood-on-the-coronavirus-challenge-for-universities-132196