UK universities are testing a new online teaching link for students in China – which will require course materials to comply with Chinese restrictions on the internet.
It enables students in China to keep studying UK degrees online, despite China’s limits on internet access.
But it means students can only reach material on an “allowed” list.
Universities UK said it was “not aware of any instances when course content has been altered”.
And the universities’ body rejected that this was accepting “censorship”.
A spokeswoman said the project would allow students in China to have better access to UK courses “while complying with local regulations”.
But in a separate essay published by the Higher…
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