Current international students and US citizens who have lived abroad want to connect with you! No matter where you're from, our students are ready to answer your questions about living and studying at Sewanee as an international student.

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These students are excited to connect with you about their Sewanee experience! While email is your first point of contact, many of these students are delighted to connect with you over email, Skype, WeChat, WhatsApp, etc. When you email them, let them know the ways you would okay with connecting. Happy chatting! Any questions about your application, decision, scholarship, etc. should be directed to the International Enrollment Coordinator

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Pravesh Agarwal, C'23 | Kathmandu, Nepal

Pravesh is from Kathmandu, Nepal. He is majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Business. Pravesh is an inaugural RISE Scholar, active member of Computing Society, technology sector in GVC, OCCU, and Office of Civic Engagement, among others. He loves playing tennis and the many musical events Sewanee has to offer. In addition to English, Pravesh is fluent in Nepali and Hindi.

Seif Selim Aldalil, C'23 | Cairo, Egypt

Seif is from Cairo, Egypt. He plans on majoring in Neuroscience and Psychology, and minoring in Film studies. Seif is a member of OCCU, Interfaith Advisory Council, and Sewanee MSA. In addition, he is an assistant at the Psychology department. He loves the strong sense of community and hospitality at Sewanee. Seif is interested in undergraduate research opportunities. In addition to English, Seif is fluent in Arabic.

Dheer Avashia, C'23 | Ahmedabad, India

Dheer is from Ahmedabad, India. He plans on majoring in Economics and Psychology with a minor in mathematics. Dheer is a member of the Greens View Investment Club, OCCU, and Interfaith Advisory Council. In addition, he manages the digital marketing efforts for the Wellness Center. Dheer chose Sewanee because of the opportunity to explore it's beautiful campus and make to engage with the diverse community. In addition to English, Dheer is fluent in Hindi and Gujarati.

Sambhav Bansal, C'23 | Chandigarh, India

Sambhav is from Punjab, India. He plans on double majoring in Neuroscience and Economics and minoring in Business. He loves the research opportunities Sewanee offers along with the strong alumni network and support for international students. In addition to English, Sambhav is fluent in Hindi and Punjabi.

Alejandro Becker, C'20 | Mexico City, Mexico

Alejandro is from Mexico City, Mexico. He is planning on majoring in natural resources and minoring in business. He is a member of the men’s tennis team and loves all that the Sewanee community has to offer. In addition to English, Alejandro is fluent in Spanish and Hebrew.

Darja Beinenson, C'21 | Tallinn, Estonia

Darja is from Tallinn, Estonia. She is a psychology major and a French minor. Darja is a tour guide, works at the Cup & Gown, and is very proud of being involved in multiple organizations that promote well-being on campus. In additional to English, Darja is fluent in Russian, Estonian, and French.

Lucas Carvalho, C'21 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Lucas Martins is from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is pursuing a major in International and Global Studies with a minor in Politics. Lucas has always been fascinated about social issues, education, and youth empowerment. In the future, Lucas plans on working with development in the Latin American region. At Sewanee, the student is involved with the Organization for Cross Cultural Understanding (OCCU) and the Cambiatta Acapella Group. In addition to English, Lucas is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.

Elvin Chiciudean, C'23 | Brasov, Romania

Elvin is from Brasov, Romania. He is planning to major in Psychology and minor in Business in the hopes to pursue entrepreneurship after college. He enjoys playing guitar, hiking, is a member of the CRU, and attending social events on campus. In additional to English, Elvin is fluent in Romanian and French.

Iyassu Kebede, C'22 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Iyassu is from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He plans on majoring in Psychology and minoring is business and economics. Iyassu is a member of Sewanee Crew team, a Bonner Leader, and a member of Greek Life. In addition to English, Iyassu is fluent in Amharic.

Minju Lee, C'21 | Seoul, South Korea

Minju is from Seoul, South Korea. He is Majoring in Physics and 3-2 engineering. Minju is the founder and president of Sewanee Cooking club, member of Varsity Track and Field, and he enjoys playing pick up soccer with his friends. In addition to English, Minju is fluent in Korean.

Jack Li, C'22 | Taiyuan, China

Jack is from Taiyuan, China. He plan on majoring in Computer Science on the 3-2 Engineering track. Jack is a member of the Computing Society, Game Club, Fencing, Asian House and the E-sports team. He loves all about the University and the community. In addition to English, Jack is fluent in Chinese.

Shirley Li, C'21 | Beijing, China

Shirley is from Beijing, China. She is working on double major in psychology and economics and minor in business. Shirley is one of the Sustain Leaders of 2019-2020 academic year. She provided herself as a Sewanee resource to students who want to know more about Sewanee in the past two years. In addition to English, Shirley is also fluent in Chinese. Her WeChat is misu6q6

Steven Li, C'22 | Beijing, China

Steven Lee is from Beijing, China. He plans on majoring in Molecular Biology and minoring Psychology or Philosophy on the Pre-Nursing track. Steven attends many of the social psychology experiments conducted by both staff and students. He also loves making friends with people who are from all over the world. He believes that Sewanee is definitely a place that you can make a great number of life-long, resourceful connections. In addition to English, Steven is also fluent in Mandarin.

Madison Liu, C'23 | Kunming, China

Madison is from Kunming, China. She plans on majoring in Finance and minoring in Chemistry and Dance. Madison is a member of the Green’s View Investment Club and Perpetual Motion Club. She loves the resources that Sewanee tries to bring up to the Mountain and also the resources, such as professors, on the Mountain already. In addition to English, Madison is fluent in Mandarin.

Chris Ni, C'23 | Nanjing, China

Chris is from Nanjing, China. He is planning to major in Psychology and minor in Education. Chris is one of the Bonner Leaders, a Rise Scholar, and enjoys the many civic engagement opportunities on campus. He especially enjoys the tight relationships with Professors. In addition to English, Chris is fluent in Chinese.

Ezechias Nshimiyimana, C'21 | Kigali, Rwanda

Ezechias is from Kigali, Rwanda, and is double majoring in Economics and Politics. Ezechias is a member of the student senate in the Student Government Association, on the Center for Teaching Advisory Board, Microeconomics tutor, is a Tour Guide, and a member of the Volleyball club.

Juhoon Park, C'21 | Seoul, South Korea

Juhoon Park is originally from South Korea but spent most of his childhood in Indonesia. He intends to major in Mathematics and Psychology with minors in Computer Science and Education. Park is a Co-Director for Asian Language and Culture house and serves as one of the leaders for Campus Crusades. He enjoys meeting people in academic, sports, and daily life settings. In addition to English, Juhoon is fluent in Korean and Indonesian.

Scarlett Pham, C'22 | Hanoi, Vietnam

Scarlett is from Hanoi, Vietnam. Scarlett is an Economics and Psychology double major and business minor on the international track. At Sewanee, she is the vice president of the Organization of Cross-Cultural Understanding, treasurer of Sewanee Asian Organization, and a member of Order of the Gown. She enjoys swimming, photography, travel, and attending multicultural events on campus. In addition to English, Scarlett is fluent in Vietnamese.

Dolly Prince, C'22 | London, England

Dolly is from London, England. She is a Mathematics major and Spanish and Economics minor, and enjoys Sewanee's close-knit community of students and professors. Dolly loves to get involved with campus activities such as attending the University Math club and hosting her own radio show on WUTS.FM. She is Secretary of the Honor Council and Vice President of the Women's Rugby team.

Anna Pusok, C’23 | Szigetvár, Hungary

Anna is from Szigetvár, Hungary. She plans to double major in Neuroscience and Psychology. She is a member of the Organization for Cross Cultural Understanding (OCCU) and Sewanee Praise. In addition to English, Anna is fluent in Hungarian and German.

Kristina Romanenkova, C'23 | Moscow, Russia

Kristina is from Moscow, Russia. She plans on majoring in Environment and Sustainability with a French minor. Being a long-time environmental protection enthusiast, Kristina participates in many sustainability initiatives on campus, volunteer for events, and enjoys exploring the Domain. She is a member of the Organization for Cross-Cultural Understanding (OCCU), a GIS assistant at Facilities Management, and a member of the Russian Club. In addition to English, Kristina speaks Russian and French.

Szonja Szurop, C'22 | Budapest, Hungary

Szonja is from Budapest, Hungary. She is majoring in Art History with an Italian and Film Studies minor. As a resident of the Fine Arts House and the work-study student of the University Art Gallery, she is happy to have found a community of art-lovers on campus. Szonja is fluent in Hungarian and Italian.

Mate Szurop, C'21 | Budapest, Hungary

Mate is from Budapest, Hungary. Mate is an Economics and Mathematics double major. He is Vice-President for the Organization for Cross-Cultural Understanding and is involved with the Math Club. Mate also tutors for Economics and Calculus, and takes advantage of the unique undergraduate research opportunities of Sewanee, as he plans on pursuing a graduate degree in Economics. In addition to English, Mate is fluent in Hungarian.

Mandy Moe Pwint Tu, C'21 | Yangon, Myanmar

Mandy is from Yangon, Myanmar. She is majoring in English, minoring in Psychology and Women's and Gender Studies, as well as pursuing a certificate in creative writing. Mandy has served as the president of the Organization for Cross-Cultural Understanding (OCCU) for the past two years and aims to do her best in service of Sewanee's global citizens.

Feza Anaise Umutoni, C'22 | Kigali, Rwanda

Feza is from Kigali, Rwanda. She intends to double major in Neuroscience and French. Feza is a member of the African and Caribbean Student Association (ACASA), A resident of the Community Engagement House (CoHo), and a member of the Sewanee Multicultural Health Society (SMHS) In addition to English, Feza is fluent in Kinyarwanda and French.

Susan Wang, C'23 | Kunming, China

Susan is from Kunming, China. She plans on majoring in Economics and minoring in Psychology. Susan is a member of the University Choir, participated in Finding Your Place (FYP), and loves the sense of community on this domain. In addition to English, Susan is fluent in Chinese.

Feihan Yu, C'23 | Shanghai, China

Feihan is from Shanghai, China and went to Richmond, Virginia for high school. She plans on majoring in Finance and minoring in Humanities. Feihan is a member of the chamber ensemble and loves playing tennis. She especially enjoys the tight relationships with Professors in Sewanee. In addition to English, Feihan is fluent in Chinese.