India overtakes China as international students’ top country of origin

Sanskriti Wason is one of Melbourne’s large cohort of international students from India.

India has leapfrogged China as the number one country of origin for foreign students in Victoria, as universities and student accommodation providers report a better-than-expected return of internationals arriving to study in Melbourne. People from India make up a quarter of the 96,300 international student visa holders currently in Victoria, followed by those from China on 19 per cent and Nepal on 7 per cent.

Source: India overtakes China as international students’ top country of origin