Hometown: Zhe Jiang, a south east province of China
Home Country: China
Major: Computer Science
Language Spoken: Chinese and English
Why A-State: Because I think A-State provides systematically teaching in computer science, and A-State has a good reputation for its international students community.
Why I Am Pursuing My Current Degree: Because the methods in computer science, like ways of modeling problems, are very interesting and useful that they can be used to tackle real world challenges. Computer science is also a powerful tool that is used in various fields like science, engineering, and businesses. I believe learning computer science lays a foundation for studying other fields in the future.
Favorite things to do on Campus: As a nerd, I enjoy studying in the library. To be less nerdy, I go to all kinds of international events on campus – the conversation club at the BCM, for example, is one of my favorite places where I met all my crazy friends.
Why I Am An International Ambassador: Studying in a university is difficult, studying in a university abroad is more challenging. I wish I can give motivations to international students and assist them to make more personal connections, so they can excel both their academic and social life!
Home Country: Japan
Languages Spoken: Japanese and English
Why A-State: I wanted to study under the best minds in the country. It also offered the specialization I was seeking, and I wanted to fast track my education. A-state has a large diverse student body. More choices of majors and specializations. I chose A-state since I wanted to maximize y post-college opportunities while still in school.
Why Am I An International Ambassador: I would love to talk to new international students and help them out in every possible way. It would help me build a traffic network as an ambassador. Also, I can imagine how hard it is for other international students to come to a foreign land where everything is so different, from food, to lifestyle and language.
My Favorite Place on Campus: I would say Wolf Life.
Izzeldin Yasir Ahmed
Home Country: Sudan
Languages Spoken: English, Arabic
Why A-State: Because of the research opportunities and the strength of the biological department, which are offered in a relatively affordable cost.
Why I Am Pursuing My Current Degree: I aspire to become an Oncologist physician.
Favorite things to do on Campus: Hangout in the student union
Why I Am An International Ambassador: I’m an international Ambassador because I genuinely enjoy helping my peers as much as I can, while also making a ton of friendships!
Home Country: South Korea
Major: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
Languages Spoken: Korean & English
Why A-State: A-state is well known for offering many opportunities for Korean students with affordable tuition, high-quality education, and beneficial environments, which makes me choose A-state.
Favorite Place on Campus: Definitely library. I can see all my friends there! I just feel comfortable being in the library, like my home.
Why I Am An International Ambassador: With various experiences helping international students, I am confident in this position. I am always excited to help others and be friends with them. Everyone is welcome!
Hoang Giang Trinh
Hometown: Ho Chi Minh City
Home Country: Vietnam
Major: Master in Business Administration, Marketing emphasized
Language Spoken: Vietnamese, English, German (just a bit)
Why A-State: I chose ASU because of the affordable program as well as the availability of the Hospitality Management major.
Why I Am Pursuing My Current Degree: Because I would love to work in the Hospitality and Tourism industry in the future.
Favorite things to do on Campus: Working out, hang out with friends, acquaint new people.
Why I Am An International Ambassador: I'd love to help new students to have a comfortable and valuable experience at ASU.