President Donald Trump offers signaled his objective to tighten immigration plans, but which has not stopped Chinese learners from enrolling in the University of California, a great executive from the university said Friday.
In 2016, practically 20,000 learners from China enrolled in the university, almost 10 times a lot more than 2000, said Christine Gulbranson, senior vice president at the University of California’s Business office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
The world’s second-largest economy also contributes the major number of international students to the university, she added.
“I don’t think it’s slowing down, I don’t think it’s had a direct effect at least on the academic area,” she told CNBC on the sidelines of the Fortune Global Forum in Guangzhou, China.
Tougher Immigration measures presented hugely on Trump’s election campaign, during which he produced the well-known promise of building a wall in the U.S.-Mexico border. Since taking business office, the president has attemptedto impose a ban on travelers from different Muslim nations and ended a program that allowed young people, who arrived in the U.S. illegally as children, to do the job in the country.
But which has not stopped Chinese learners from deciding on the University of California, which can be exploring options, such as for example setting up a local campus in China, to bridge the U.S. and Chinese marketplaces, Gulbranson said.