Australian universities in ‘deep trouble’ as borders stay closed

From Times Higher Education: “Australian universities may never recover their pre-pandemic market share of international student recruitment, a leading scholar has claimed, after the prospect of significant numbers of overseas students entering the country this year diminished. Daniel Andrews, the premier of Victoria, said last month that ‘tens of thousands of international students coming back here is going to be incredibly challenging, if not impossible, this year’, adding that the state did not have the facilities to accommodate large numbers of students in quarantine. The New South Wales government also shelved its plans to return 1,000 international students to Sydney each week, following new Covid-19 outbreaks.”
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