My name is William Laliberté. You can call me “威廉”. I come from Quebec, which is a gorgeous Canadian city. I’m sure you’ve seen it in many postcards or movies.
Before coming to SUFE, I’ve got a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. Currently, I have been in Shanghai for 5 months.
· There are quite a few Chinese people who choose to study or live in Canada, so I am sure that you have known some Chinese people and a few things about China before you come here. So are there any differences between the real China and the one you knew back home?
Before I come here, I already knew that China’s science and technology is soaring. But It’s still a surprise to find out living in China is so convenient. A number of major business model innovations in China have definitely made life easier and better. For example, travel in Shanghai is never difficult, even for a foreigner like me. The public transportations cover nearly every corner of Shanghai, not to mention ofo and mobike. Besides, I also enjoy shopping on Taobao, to buy food and family supplies. In the offline world, Alipay has realized a wallet-free environment rapidly. Although Canada has similar ones, the coverage is not that wide.
The language has been a challenge for me. Before I came to Shanghai，I was told that most of Shanghai citizens can speak fluent English as Shanghai is the most internationalized city in China. That might be the case in tourist attractions. But to live in Shanghai, Chinese language is still a necessity. For most of time, I still have to write an address down before taking a taxi. I would definitely study Chinese harder while I am here.
· Could you please share with us your career plan and how SUFE MBA can help you to realize it? How do you feel about SUFE MBA after one semester’s study?
· What do you usually do to enrich your spare time?
Let’s enjoy a interesting quick answer about William Laliberté in the vedio！At last，you will appreciate his wonderful tongue twister performance！！