Universities’ reliance on international students reckless and unsustainable


Below is a detailed interview with Radio 2GB’s Clinton Maynard discussing Australian universities’ greedy over-reliance on international students, which resembles a ‘Ponzi scheme’.

Below are extracts from the interview combined with key charts and data.

Edited Transcript:

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About the author
Leith van Onselen is Chief Economist at the MB Fund and MB Super. He is also a co-founder of MacroBusiness. Leith has previously worked at the Australian Treasury, Victorian Treasury and Goldman Sachs.