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Embark on an enlightening STEM study trip to Shanghai, China, delving into cutting-edge technology, research facilities, and innovation hubs. Engage in hands-on experiences, visit leading STEM institutions, and collaborate with industry experts. This dynamic program is tailored for students and professionals passionate about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Expand your knowledge, network with STEM leaders, and immerse yourself in the vibrant scientific ecosystem of Shanghai. Join us for an unparalleled educational journey

Highlights:

  • Cheng Huang Temple
  • AI Tech exhibition
  • Shanghai Astronomy Museum
  • Tesla High Tech Factory
  • Aerospace Centre

Your travel itinerary could look like...

Day 1

Plane landing

AM - Arrival

Upon arrival into Shanghai, meet with your guide at the airport who will show you to your transfer, and take you on to your accommodation.

Take a little moment to refresh and recover from your long flight before you head out on your first Shanghai adventure.

PM - Cheng Huang Temple & Yu Yuan Garden

Once you have fully refreshed, head out on your first excursion to the Cheng Huang Temple. Also known as the Temple of the City Gods, the Cheng Huang Temple is dedicated to the worship of the city's protective deities.

Once you have taken in the stunning architecture of the temple carry on to the Yu Yuan Garden and its blend of traditional architecture and modern shop fronts. It'll give you a great chance to practise speaking in Chinese.

For dinner, visit Nanjing Road, one of the most famous shopping streets in the world. The street is lined with shops, restaurants, department stores, theatres and high end boutiques. There is something for everyone and you are sure to find a dish that you like, and maybe a little something extra as well.

Day 2

Financial District, Shanghai

AM - AI tech exhibition

A visit to the AI tech exhibition offers a glimpse into the potential transformative powers of AI (artificial intelligence). Gain an insight into the latest innovations in AI, and see first hand their application in tools and virtual assistants.

PM - Oriental Pearl Tower

Visit the incredibly unique, and incredibly tall Oriental Pearl Tower, China's second tallest TV Tower. Inside visit the Shanghai History Museum, and take the double decker elevator to the Sky Galleria where you can get incredible views of the city, and if you have a head for heights, take on the transparent Sky Walk.

In the evening take the time to reflect on you day and get a different angle on the city from the river. Cruise the Huangpu River and spot Shanghai through the ages as colonial buildings reflect against skyscrapers on either side of the river.

Day 3

Shanghai Astronomy Museum

AM - Shanghai Astronomy Museum

The Shanghai Astronomy Museum is a magnificent example of modern architecture and technological innovation. Offering a rare insight into the mysteries of the universe, students will get hands on with interactive exhibits and immersive media. The engaging format makes the museum great for students of all ages and is guaranteed to grab and keep their attention.

PM - Continuation

Spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the mysteries of the universe.

In the evening light up your taste buds and experience the vibrant flavours of Shanghai with Hotpot. Hotpot is more than just a meal—it's a social gathering, a celebration of togetherness, and a cherished tradition that has been embraced by generations of locals and visitors alike. Sit around a bubbling pot of fragrant broth, lovingly prepared with a medley of herbs, spices, and secret ingredients, as your taste buds awaken to the myriad flavours that await.

Day 4

Shanghai Museum, People's Square

AM - Shanghai Museum

Visit the Shanghai Museum in People's Square. A great place to start from to then take a walk down The Bund to learn about China's rapid urban development.

PM - Tesla Factory

In the afternoon get to know one of the largest and most successful modern automotive manufacturers, Tesla. Listen to the brand story, learn about electric vehicle technology, and even make a small unmanned race car.

Day 5

Workers at the Volkswagen Factory, Shanghai

Volkswagen Auto Facility

Spend the day exploring the Volkswagen Auto Facility, offering a behind the scenes glimpse into one of the largest car manufacturers in the world, and its operations in China.

Day 6

A plane fly's over Shanghai, China

Aerospace Centre

Visiting the Aerospace Centre, getting inside of aircraft models, learning more factors and discovering more. This place gives detailed information on Shanghai Aerospace achievements – missile, spacecraft, satellite and launch vehicles, as well as Shanghai aerospace experts and academicians. The CZ-4 launch vehicle, Shen Zhou spaceship, CK-1, FY-1 and FY-2 satellites are also exhibited.

Day 7

Plane landing on runway at sunrise

AM - Departure

It is time to say goodbye to Shanghai. Make your way to the airport with plenty of time to catch your flight back to the UK.

Whats included

  • Flights
  • Airport transfers
  • Pre-departure teacher pack
  • 24-hour emergency service

Why not add

  • Shanghai World Financial Center
  • Xintiandi
  • Tian Zi Fang
  • Shanghai French Concession

Why choose us

  • Fully accredited and financially protected
  • Knowledgeable and experienced staff
  • Regional Educational Development Execs to support all stages of the trip process
  • Customer portal and app for when you’re on the move
  • 24hr support

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