It is argued that this motion “deals a blow to racists” and that “anyone is welcome to come an study in the country.”
Speakers lend their solidarity firmly to international students as the motion 606, concerning student visas, clearly passes. With international tuition fees currently soaring above those of home students, one speaker fought back. It was argued that institutions and governments should not see international students as “cash-cows.” “Our International students are not a commodity,” she said.
By Ben Parfitt