China is changing the game
Now the world’s largest exporter of goods and second largest importer, the emergence of China as an economic powerhouse has completely changed the landscape of global business. Firsthand experience in this hugely important region is high on employers’ wish lists, and gives you a real competitive advantage in today’s international job market.
Be part of the global business scene
The engine driving the world’s fastest growing economy, Shanghai is China’s commercial and financial center, and the region’s most influential city for international trade. With the Shanghai stock exchange now a major player, and the world’s busiest container port operating out of the city – the biggest names on the global business scene are moving to Shanghai to ensure they have a stake in this pivotal market. Our Shanghai campus is a magnet for many of these big names with the number of corporate visitors topping 120 last year, including speakers from Unilever, Apple, IBM, Mckinskey&Co, KPMG, Deloitte, and The Economist Intelligence Unit.
Access key industries
Manufacturing and export are traditionally the largest industries in China, and the region continues to be at the forefront of science and technology. But there’s a growing focus on the service sector. Financial services, retail and real estate are the top three service industries right now. Shanghai’s new generation of entrepreneurs are making serious waves on the international start-up scene and original thinkers are leading a renaissance in the creative industries. As a student here, you’ll be at the center of it all and have access to the major industry networking events hosted in Shanghai.
A young and internationally aware population make Shanghai the birthplace of new ideas and cutting-edge thinking in China. With a booming fashion scene, much talked-about art movement, world renowned restaurants and shopping districts, and diverse nightlife – Shanghai has a cosmopolitan glamour all its own. You’ll be right in the thick of it at Hult Shanghai's centrally located campus and our free student accommodation.
More to explore
It’s spectacular skyline and love of all things new have given Shanghai a reputation as ultramodern. But the rich cultural heritage of this ancient city is still very present it’s unique look and feel. The blend of traditional and contemporary, oriental and western, can be seen everywhere. At Hult Shanghai, you can explore the history of China and get a real insight in to the culture alongside classmates who are as hungry for new experiences as you are. Read more about our student's experiences in Shanghai.