Nine universities in the UK rely on Chinese student for more than a fifth of their total tuition income, it has been revealed

Nine universities in the UK rely on Chinese student for more than a fifth of their total tuition income, it has been revealed.

The startling numbers come as ministers brace themselves for a reduction in the 120,000 Chinese students on British soil next year as tensions rise with Beijing.

This morning, China warned British businesses ‘retaliation is coming’ and they could be ‘in the firing line’ after the UK banned Huawei from the nation’s 5G network.

Ministers fear a retaliation in the education sector as well, 007카지노 with less Chinese students expected to join British universities next year.

New data shows the extent to which universities across the country are reliant on Chinese students, with the University of Glasgow topping the league table. 

Nine universities in the UK rely on Chinese student for more than 20 per cent of their total tuition income, it has been revealed.

Pictured: the University of Glasgow is most proportionally reliant, with a staggering 31 per cent of all tuition fees coming from students from the Asian country

The University of Liverpool relies on Chinese students for 29 per cent of its tuition fees, making an estimated £89million in income from Chinese students

New data shows the extent to which universities across the country are reliant on Chinese students (stock photo)

New data shows the extent to which universities across the country are reliant on Chinese students (stock photo)

The UK has more Chinese students than any other country and they account for £1.7billion in tuition fees every year.  

University College London tops the list as the university taking in the most income from Chinese students at £127million, followed by the University of Manchester at £110million.

But in terms of the proportion of tuition income paid by Chinese students, the University of Glasgow is most reliant, with a staggering 31 per cent of all tuition fees coming from students from the Asian country.

The University of Liverpool follows closely at 29 per cent, 코인카지노 while the University of Sheffield comes in at third with 26 per cent.

University College London tops the list as the university taking in the most income from Chinese students at £127million. Pictured: The university's Pearson building

University College London tops the list as the university taking in the most income from Chinese students at £127million. Pictured: The university’s Pearson building