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, 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

Anas (Hanzo) Al-Juboori, Iraq

Started at Shoreline: Spring 2017
Major: Aviation

Why I chose Shoreline: I really like the location of Shoreline. It's quiet and peaceful, but at the same time it is not far away from downtown Seattle and lots of other fun places. In addition, Shoreline professors are very good and everyone recommended Shoreline to me.

One favorite thing about Shoreline: The people here are very friendly and nice. Also, the International Education department is very helpful and the staff are the loveliest people.

One tip to share with new students: Don't be shy or nervous when you first come to ShorelineCC. Ask if you need help, and make friends!

What I do when I'm free: I like to go to different places around Washington state and take photos. I also like to hang out with my friends, play games, and read books.


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Tung Ching (Cheryl) Chan, Hong Kong

Started at Shoreline: Winter 2019
Major: Biology

Why I chose Shoreline: I chose Shoreline because I am attracted to the clubs and activities here. Shoreline is a good starting point to develop my interests and find my ambition at the same time. There are also many opportunities, such as volunteer work and on-campus jobs, for students to learn from working, to build connections with people, and to serve the community.

One favorite thing about Shoreline: Instructors here are supportive and inspiring. I really like the learning atmosphere here.

One tip to share with new students: Don't hesitate to ask questions and seek help from your instructors and advisors!

What I do when I'm free: I like to dance and jump around when I am feeling it. I also love watching funny videos on YouTube. I usually go grocery shopping and thrift shopping on the weekend. I am really passionate about looking for great deals. Sometimes I hang out with my friends and eat something good.


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Destiny Hartanto, Indonesia

Started at Shoreline: Fall 2017
Major: Visual Communication Design

Why I chose Shoreline: At first, I chose Shoreline because my friend recommended it first to me, she said Shoreline is a great school to transfer to UW. And later on I prefer Shoreline even more because of the programs offered here, such as the High School Completion Plus program which I am taking. Shoreline also offers this beautiful campus that I think gives a friendly atmosphere to the students.

One favorite thing about Shoreline: I love learning outdoor while sitting down on the grass especially in the spring and summer!

One tip to share with new students: Make lots of friends! The campus is filled with welcoming and friendly people from all over the world!

What I do when I'm free: I'm mostly on YouTube and Pinterest during my free time, but I also love reading, listening to music, and taking pictures.


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Ichiro Kato, Japan

Started at Shoreline: Spring 2017
Major: Kinesiology (Exercise Science)

Why I chose Shoreline: The great faculties and helpful International Education staff made me want to study at Shoreline Community College. The instructors are eager to help students with academics at any time, also the International Education department is the best place when students have any questions. The high reputation of Shoreline is the main reason why I chose this College.

One favorite thing about Shoreline: Our beautiful campus offers a peaceful environment in nature for studying and walking around!

One tip to share with new students: Go to International Education when you have something you want to know more about, staff will give you the best solutions.

What I do when I'm freeI usually watch movies and dramas and play soccer.


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Thirachet (I/T) Lapjaturapit, Thailand

Started at Shoreline: Fall 2017
Major: Film Production

Why I chose Shoreline: I chose Shoreline because of its great campus that gives me peaceful environment to study. The opportunities that Shoreline offers are awesome: working on campus, learning centers, making more connections, and more. I like the fact that Shoreline is not far from downtown Seattle so it gives me different feelings towards the city and towards studying.

One favorite thing about Shoreline: The campus environment here; everything is very green and peaceful.

One tip to share with new students: Take all advantages of what the college offers for you. For example, getting involved on campus and seeking for the tutoring serivces!

What I do when I'm free: I usually do photo shoots with other photographer and model friends. I also really enjoy watching movies and exercising.

Tessy Flyse Nkurunziza, Burundi

Started at Shoreline: Fall 2018
Major: Accounting

Why I chose Shoreline: The reason why I chose Shoreline is that the admission process is simple and it was easier for me to join Shoreline, also Shoreline offers my major with good academic reputation and various services and resources to help me transfer to my dream university. I also love to meet students from different countries. The on-campus job opportunities are very helpful as well!

One favorite thing about Shoreline: The instructors and students here are good-hearted and supportive. In addition to that, the International Education Department lends a helping hand to international students.

One tip to share with new students: First, visit the International Education Department when you have any questions or problems. Second, join clubs and activities to explore around the campus. Finally, make friends!

What I do when I'm freeI mostly like to use my phone, watch movies, hang out with friends, and play chess.


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Uyen Pham, Vietnam

Started at Shoreline: Fall 2017
Major: Health Informatics (Health Information Management)

Why I chose Shoreline: I decided to study at Shoreline because this is one of the best community colleges in Washington State, and I’m really happy that I've made such a great decision. Shoreline provides various areas of study and high quality facilities to meet the needs of students. For me, Shoreline is an ideal environment for students to study, engage and achieve your goals.

One favorite thing about Shoreline: I’m in love with the natural setting and open campus of Shoreline. It helps me refresh my energy after classes.

One tip to share with new students: Socialize with new friends by joining clubs, volunteering or participating in extracurricular activities on campus!!! You will have so much fun experience and beautiful memories by the time you graduate from Shoreline.

What I do when I'm free: I have a huge passion for ART. Drawing and painting are my two favorite things to do in my free time. I also like hanging out with friends and wandering through the streets in downtown Seattle.


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Seowon (Ashley) Rho, South Korea

Started at Shoreline: Fall 2017
Major: International Studies

Why I chose Shoreline: I chose Shoreline because I thought Shoreline would help me transfer to a prestigious university. Professors here are very kind and they welcome all questions. Also, Shoreline Community College has many great events going on, and I want to have a fun college experience!

One favorite thing about Shoreline: All the super kind people here on campus!

One tip to share with new students: I would recommend you to join the student clubs! It is super fun and you will meet a lot of great people.

What I do when I'm free: When I am free I usually watch Netflix. Currently, I am watching "Kim's Convenience." Also, I love doing DIYs.


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Qinyang (Shaun) Zeng, China

Started at Shoreline: Fall 2017
Major: Business Administration

Why I chose Shoreline: I chose Shoreline because it has a home-like environment. Even though we are thousands of miles away from home, this beautiful campus will give us a sense of belonging. Also, Shoreline has the kindest international student advisors, a resourceful counseling center, and a vast amount of extracurricular activities that are specially created to enhance students' holistic development.

One favorite thing about Shoreline: The campus layout and the resources are very convenient.

One tip to share with new students: Wisely plan what classes you are going to take, so come see your Academic Advisor.

What I do when I'm free: I hang out with friends; if I am by myself, I open Hulu and drown myself in TV shows that I love.


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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.