Chinese student flows tipped to peak within five years

From Times Higher Education: “The number of Chinese students pursuing degrees abroad will likely ‘peak within five years, and then enter a track of stagnation or even slight decline,’ a study says. … Although student flows have recovered somewhat since Covid-19 severely limited international travel, analysts are pessimistic about the likelihood of student mobility figures continuing to climb much further. ‘Even with the rebounds seen from the easing of restrictions, these enrolment numbers are unlikely to return to pre-pandemic levels,’ write Claudia Wang and Monique Zhang, co-authors of the study and analysts at the consultancy Oliver Wyman.”

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