International Student Ambassadors

Want to talk to a current Shoreline Community College student? International Student Ambassadors (ISAs) are current international students ready to share their experiences, answer your questions, and help you throughout the application process. You can find contact information for a variety of platforms and languages below. If you don’t see your country represented, email iwelcome@shoreline.edu, and we will try to connect you with a student from your region.

In addition to communicating with prospective international students in a variety of languages through social media and email, ISAs gain real-world skills by designing and producing marketing materials, including posters, brochures, and videos, using a variety of online tools as well as software like Photoshop and Final Cut Pro.

Talk to an International Student Ambassador

Mengmeng (Sylvia) Yang, China
Sylvia

Started at Shoreline: Fall 2019
Major: Computer Science

Why I chose Shoreline: The class size is small so that we can get more attention from professors, and it’s easy to ask professor questions during one-on-one office hours. There are also many great involvement opportunities such as clubs, volunteering, and on-campus jobs to help us make more connections with our community and enhance our skills and ability.

One favorite thing about Shoreline: What I like the most about Shoreline is our teachers, who are always passionate about their teaching and students. Staff are also always supportive and willing to help students.

One tip to share with new students: Always actively participate and get involved in activities and events at Shoreline, where you would definitely meet new people and have fun! Make good use of all the great resources our school offers, such as learning centers, tutoring services, and volunteering/job opportunities!

What I do when I'm free: I would hang out with my friends and explore new places around the Greater Seattle Area. I’ve been doing a lot of baking during the stay-at-home time, such as chocolate cookies, chocolate cakes, and taro steamed buns, etc.

Contact

QQ: 雪兰学院 (1745875177)

Weibo: @雪兰学院 (V 微博认证官方微博)

WeChat: shorelinecc


Yuji Furukawa, Japan
Yuji

Started at Shoreline: Winter 2019
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Why I chose Shoreline: First of all, Shoreline has a solid curriculum and a strong track record of transferring to 4-year universities. The most important reason for me is the wonderful learning support system. There are many learning resources like Ray Howard Library, Tutoring Services, and Learning Centers for many different subjects.

One favorite thing about Shoreline: The area near Shoreline is very safe and full of nature, with many relaxing places such as parks and beaches.

One tip to share with new students: Once you are enrolled, I recommend to join at least one club. If you are involved with a club, you can get various information. There are many clubs at the Shoreline, so you will find at least one club that you are interested.

What I do when I'm free: I ride my road bike when I'm free. Also, I like to listen to jazz and natural sounds when I want to relax.

Contact

Facebook: Shoreline Community College - 日本語

Line: Shoreline CC (shorelinecc)


Gabrielle Graziella Augusta, Indonesia
Gaby

Started at Shoreline: Fall 2019
Major: Computer Science

Why I chose Shoreline: I decided to study at Shoreline because I heard that there are a lot of international students in Shoreline and that Shoreline is really welcoming to international students. After entering Shoreline, I’ve met a lot of nice people from different places. I also become more active as there are a lot of clubs and opportunities at Shoreline that I find to be interesting and will help me meet new people!

One favorite thing about Shoreline: I like that there are a lot of clubs representing various cultures, so you’ll be able to meet people from your country and other countries. I’m currently in the Indonesian Student Community, and we try to make new students feel more at home here.

One tip to share with new students: When you are starting your first class or joining an event, just say hi to the person beside you. Start a conversation and start a new friendship!

What I do when I'm free: When the weather is nice, I usually take a walk with my friends and try new food together. If it rains, I like to read or take a nap.

Contact

Facebook: Shoreline Community College - Bahasa Indonesia

Line: Shoreline CC (shorelinecc)


Yara Musad, Sudan
Yara

Started at Shoreline: Fall 2019
Major: Biology

Why I chose Shoreline: Shoreline’s 2+2 university transfer program caught my attention. It was a way for me to pursue my bachelor’s degree in the US while saving on tuition in my first two years. Shoreline also has guaranteed transfer pathways to amazing universities as well as a history of sending students to top US universities.

One favorite thing about Shoreline: I like that the campus is surrounded by hiking trails and a park.

One tip to share with new students: Don’t be afraid to ask for help once you arrive here. The staff and current students are happy to help. Also let your advisor know where you want to transfer so they can help you make the academic plan early. This can help you save time and money.

What I do when I'm free: I’d usually go out to downtown, but since I’m at home a lot now, I spend my time on Netflix or listening to music.

Contact

Facebook: العربية - Shoreline Community College


Yu-Hsuan (Sally) Huang, Taiwan
Sally

Started at Shoreline: Summer 2019
Major: Economics

Why I chose Shoreline: There are a variety of courses for students to choose at Shoreline. Most importantly, there are many international students at Shoreline. It’s very diverse and inclusive. Shoreline takes good care of international students. Additionally, Shoreline offers many opportunities for international students to learn and grow in many extracurricular activities.

One favorite thing about Shoreline: I like the system (International Education Department) at Shoreline for helping international students. The structure is clear and helpful. There are experienced advisors who help me plan out my courses for my future career. All IE staff strongly support international students by helping us solve current and even potential problems. They make me feel very secured and comfortable while studying at Shoreline.

One tip to share with new students: Holding each chance of learning tight and not being afraid of making mistakes! Make friends with students from other countries, and you can learn a lot from each other. There are tons of free resources for students at Shoreline, so just try them out and actively utilize these resources to learn more!

What I do when I'm free: I like to watch American old movies with my host family when I am free. I also like to hang out with my friends to explore the beauty of Washington state.

Contact

Facebook: 雪蘭社區大學 Shoreline Community College

Line: Shoreline CC (shorelinecc)


Long (Jack) Dang Vo, Vietnam
Jack

Started at Shoreline: Fall 2019
Major: Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering

Why I chose Shoreline: I chose Shoreline because I can complete both Washington state high school diploma and college Associate’s degree at the same time. After coming to Shoreline, I love how helpful the International Education department is. Advisors will help us plan the courses and guide in the process of university transfer. Staff would also give general life tips! Shoreline makes me feel safe; moreover, I feel like home studying here.

One favorite thing about Shoreline: I like how close Shoreline is to Seattle. Whenever I feel bored, I could just get on the bus to immerse myself in the exploration.

One tip to share with new students: Don’t be afraid to share your opinions! English is not a problem. No one will judge you on your accent. Enjoy your college life!

What I do when I'm free: In my free time, I would hang out with friends and we sometimes play games together. I also like to read books when by myself.

Contact

Facebook: Shoreline Community College - Tiếng Việt


ISA Mission

To share what it is like to be a student at Shoreline with prospective students, parents, and international partners and assist prospective students during the admission process.

ISA Vision

To increase the global presence of Shoreline Community College and help more students achieve their academic goals at Shoreline!

What ISAs Do

  • Represent Shoreline Community College as current student ambassadors to answer questions from prospective students and give campus tours to International Education visitors.
  • Increase our social media presence globally by engaging with our audience and connecting with new followers and regularly post on social media with helpful information for prospective and current students.
  • Learn and improve skills in marketing material design, effective communication, and social media management, using a variety of online tools and software like Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher), Adobe Acrobat Pro, Photoshop, InDesign, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, and Canva.

Become an ISA 

Hiring decisions will be made based on the applicant’s qualifications, completed online application, interview, and/or performance on assigned project. Skills in photography and video editing are preferred. Please stay tuned to our Facebook page and Instagram to learn when a position is open. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to bring them to International Education or email Linda Du.