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David Thyne

Living in Shanghai, from USA

"At the first Shanghai Get-Together I met several American expats. I am very grateful that they shared their experience with me."

Diana Anhaus-Brey

Living in Shanghai, from Germany

"It is just so easy to find other international people and global minds with InterNations. I didn´t know there were so many in Shanghai."

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network for British in Shanghai

  • Build up valuable contacts with like-minded Shanghai expats
  • Find reliable information and trustworthy tips about the expat life in Shanghai
  • Join top-class InterNations events to meet fellow expatriates in town

InterNations - A Place for British in Shanghai

Hello to all of our British in Shanghai! Are you interested in getting to know fellow British expats in Shanghai? Are you looking for advice from other British, e.g. which bars in Shanghai will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for roast beef?

You are cordially invited to be part of InterNations Shanghai. Among the members of our international expat network, there is also a vibrant circle of British expats, coming from London, Cardiff, Glasgow and all regions of the UK.

  British Expats in Shanghai Posted:

Re: future Expat looking for 1 bed flat in Sep

Hi all I am moving to Shanghai in September. My company is based in Xuhui district so I am think...

Re: English Lessons

I am a CELTA qualified English tutor. If you are interested in getting English lessons do contact m...

Re: Health Insurance

Can any one recommend a reasonable priced health insurance company which can cover expats. My partn...

Re: Agent Free Properties (Direct to Landlord)

Hi, My ex-landlord is trying to find some tenants to fill his properties. He is a property devel...

Re:

Hi Anna I have a landlord who has alot of properties - instead of spending 35% on agency fee som...

Re:

Hi, I was in the same boat. The Chinese firewall won't let you on any google based sites/emails, fa...

Fellow British in Shanghai

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British Expats in Shanghai Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where British expats in Shanghai exchange experiences and tips to support each other. The "Paris Of The East" can be a great place for expats - our community helps you make the most of your experience!

  • Browse our Members Network to get to know Shanghai’s British expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow British expats in Shanghai.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Shanghai to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow British in Shanghai at Our Events

Our community in Shanghai is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in Shanghai’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other British expats to explore the deltas of China's two major rivers, the Huang He and Yangtze. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from the UK in your local community as well as British in China nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our British living in Shanghai!

InterNations Members at a Glance
  • 87% of members have university degree
  • Members are 30 to 60 years old (average: 38)
  • Members come from 179 countries
  • 53% expat women
  • 47% expat men
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