Lesson in fear: Chinese students plagued by crime

By Connie Levett
Updated November 8 2012 - 6:14am, first published August 7 2008 - 4:30am
Xiao Lei Zhang, a doctoral student, lost her laptop, hard drive and camera in a burglary at her Malabar home. PHOTO: Dallas Kilponen

THE Chinese consulate in Sydney has asked authorities to provide better protection for students after receiving reports of a high number of robberies and assaults.