How universities bypassed China firewall to gain students
NSW institutions, including the University of Sydney and UNSW, last year gained thousands of new Chinese students, who have shown a willingness to study online despite border closures and ongoing political tensions.
China-focused digital marketing platform Sinorbis, whose clients include UNSW, helped universities reach prospective Chinese students online through the pandemic without having a presence on the ground. Chief executive Nicolas Chu said Australian universities had a leg up when the pandemic hit because they already had a digital presence allowing them to break through the “great firewall of China”.
Full report on The Sydney Morning Herald site