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  • Connect with fellow Brits in Shanghai

  • Get information in our Shanghai guide

  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life in Shanghai

  • David Thyne

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

InterNations - A Place for Brits in Shanghai

Hello to all of our Brits in Shanghai! Are you interested in getting to know fellow British expats in Shanghai? Are you looking for advice from other Brits, 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.

  • Community Member
    From United Kingdom, living in Shanghai
  • Community Member
    From United Kingdom, living in Shanghai
  • Community Member
    From United Kingdom, living in Shanghai
  • Community Member
    From United Kingdom, living in Shanghai
  • Community Member
    From United Kingdom, living in Shanghai

Meet other Brits in Shanghai

Meet fellow Brits at our events in Shanghai

Attend our monthly events and activities and join various interest-based groups to get to know like-minded expatriates and fellow Brits in Shanghai.

Want to meet other Brits at our events?

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Brits in our Shanghai expat forums.

  • First offical event
    4 replies
    Mar 13, 5:13 PM
    Community member

    Hey Kevin. Keep the good work, and you know I can help ! Greg

  • Official launch party for Internations in Shanghai @ Marriott Hotel, 399 Nanjing Xi Lu, 40th Floor
    3 replies
    Apr 9, 1:16 PM
    Community member

    Sorry, Kevin, Thanks for replied on invitation letter This is Richard, I feel regret that can't join the party that day. Looking forward the next Fun time P.S Don't forget to announce on …

  • Visa Issues
    5 replies
    May 1, 11:22 AM
    Community member

    Visas in China are getting tougher and tougher to get especially if you want to work there. The Z visa requires more conditions like 2 years of professional experience post-graduation, Degree …

Ask experienced British expats in Shanghai

  • Where can I find British food?
  • Where can I meet other Brits?
  • Are there British schools in Shanghai?

Find other Brits to share your hobbies with

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 Brits 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 Brits in China nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Brits living in Shanghai!

  • David Thyne

    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

    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.

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