Born Global: Shanghai
Its electrifying pace, fluorescent skyline, rich cultural offerings and abundance of vocational opportunities make Shanghai one of China’s most vibrant and cities; it’s no wonder the number of Australians and alumni calling this ultra-connected city home is on the rise.
Offering a strong confluence of East and West cultures, and maintaining its status as an economic and financial epicenter, Shanghai draws creative and business minds alike – adding to the city’s celebrated uniqueness.
Meet our members in Shanghai
Know before you go
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Make the move
Thinking about making the move to Shanghai? You'll be able to find some helpful information on visa requirements here.
Things to do
Feeling thirsty? Have a drink at Zenjoy, a two-story tea house in the French Concession, surrounded by a garden and pond. A tranquil hideaway in which to enjoy your tea!
Unique to this city? Visit Shanghai’s Old City to see a beautiful fully restored classical Chinese garden, neighbouring bazaars and the tradition Huxinting Tea House.
Did you know?
- The city has its own official flower - the white magnolia
- Shanghai is now the largest city in China and the eighth largest in the world
- Shanghai is the world's busiest seaport
- Shanghai cooking is sweeter than other areas in China and they consume more sugar than any other part of China