First Memories of Campus and Advice for New International Student Orientation

Coming to the University of Arkansas is the beginning of a new life, a life that will remain part of you even after you graduate. I remember when I received my admission letter it was a moment of great happiness because the first step in beginning my long-time goal was accomplished. When I arrived to …

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Meet Harry: an International Student Ambassador from China!

My name is Harry Yige Wang. I will be your International Student Ambassador, and will be sharing my experience of academic life and introducing you to the various functions and organizations on campus. I am currently pursuing my bachelor’s degree, double majoring in Accounting and Information Systems. My hometown is WuYuan, JiangXi, well known as …

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Meet Joshua: an International Student Ambassador from Ghana

Joshua Sarpaning is my name. I am a senior, studying Agricultural Economics and Computer Science at the University of Arkansas. As a Ghanaian born, I have always loved this beautiful country because it portrays the true beauty of the African continent. Ghana was formally known as the “Land of Gold." My desired dream is to be …

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Meet Luis: an International Student Ambassador from Panama

My name is Luis Villarreal Pitty, and I am currently doing my major in chemical engineering at the University of Arkansas. I am from Panama, a country located in south central America. Panama is well known for the Panama Canal which represents the great privilege we have for serving the world by connecting it. Panama …

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Graduating international student ambassador’s advice for international students interested in studying in the USA!

Thinking about studying in the U.S. may seem difficult and impossible to some students, but let me tell you that it is not!  Just by being determined that you want to study in the U.S., you have made the most important step. As an international student who is finishing her master studies in the U.S., …

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Meet Marigona

My name is Marigona, and I am doing my Master studies at the University of Arkansas in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). I am from Kosovo, a country located in Southeastern Europe, in the heart of the Balkan Peninsula. The country is surrounded by beautiful mountains and has the youngest population in …

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Meet Breyanna

Hi! I’m Breyanna, and I am from Little Rock, AR, which is the state’s capitol. I am a sophomore Biochemistry major here at the University of Arkansas. I plan to go to medical school after graduation. I chose the UA because it’s the perfect distance from home, has familiar ties, and has strong community support that …

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