China has warned students to consider the risks of studying in Australia during the pandemic, aggravating a political row between the nations.
China’s education ministry on Tuesday issued the advisory to students before Australian universities reopen in July.
The ministry cited the threat of Covid-19 and discrimination against Asians as possible risks.
In a statement, it said students should be “cautious” when choosing to go or return to Australia.
“The spread of the new global Covid-19 outbreak has not been effectively controlled, and there are risks in international travel and