For students with an entrepreneurial spirit, Shanghai is a leading-edge city offering opportunities of a lifetime. China’s financial capital is fast becoming a global innovation hub as well, with many calling it the next Silicon Valley. More and more institutions in Shanghai have been investing in entrepreneurship, cultivating talent with academic institutes and government-supported incubators. Science, tech and digital media are just the beginning.
Here you’ll be smack in the center of the innovation scene. Catch the pulse of the megacity on a walking tour of the ultra-modern Pudong New Area. Visit the Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, Shanghai Stock Exchange and World Financial Center, then climb up the famous Oriental Pearl Tower to get a bird’s-eye view of futuristic skyscrapers along the skyline. Other tours and excursions take you behind the scenes of media and tech operations, from Ubisoft’s gaming studios to Shanghai TV.