Chinese students make up the largest group of international students globally. According to UNESCO, there are a total number of 869,367 Chinese studying abroad.
For many, going abroad is a prized opportunity won after months and years preparing for the standardised tests to certify they are eligible. Despite the rising strength of Chinese education providers, the demand for overseas education remains strong.
Chinese international students are a fixture of the globalised world we live in today. Take our quiz below to see how much you know about them or if you’re a Chinese student yourself, can you tell fact from fiction?
1. There are around one million international students studying in the US today. How many of them are from mainland China?
2. Are there more mainland Chinese applying to undergraduate courses in the UK in 2019 compared to 2018?
3. The number of students from mainland China studying in UK higher education has more than doubled in the last decade. Is this true or false?
4. The top three study abroad destinations for Chinese students are the US, Australia and the UK. Which of the following is the fourth most popular destination?
5. Where do Chinese students living in North America read the news?
6. What is the most popular course among Chinese students at Australian universities?
7. China sends the most international students to Canadian primary programmes. True or false?
8. How many Chinese student associations are there in Germany?
9. There has been an increase in the rejection rate of students seeking to study in the US on Chinese government scholarships this year. Is this true or false?
10. Which of the following is the estimated figure Chinese students contribute to the US economy in 2017/18?
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