Foreign students lose hope of return amid COVID outbreaks

From University World News: “Many hoped border restrictions would be eased by February as Beijing holds the Winter Olympic Games beginning on 4 February. … But those hopes and the hopes of all international students are now receding, with major outbreaks in a number of cities…Students from nine universities in and around Beijing will be among the 200,000 volunteers from the capital serving at the games. They have not been allowed to leave Beijing since 1 January. Some 95 universities around the country with Olympics volunteers have been conducting in-person training launched by the Beijing Organising Committee for the games.”

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