Hometown: Kasukabe, Japan
Major: Social Work
Campus activities: UWS Symphonic Band; Teaching assistance for Japanese language class
Q: Why did you choose to come to UW-Superior?
A: I came here as an exchange student, but then I transferred to UW-Superior because UW-Superior has a high standard of education, and the instructors take care of the international students.
Q: What have you liked best about your experience at UW-Superior?
A: The coolest experience was that I went to Costa Rica for UW-Superior Symphonic Band's international tour. Also, I have had the best experience being in the Social Work Program. I love my instructors and peers in Social Work class. Thanks for the Office of International Programs' Friend Family Program, I found a very nice American family, and members are now "my family" as well as best friends.
Q: Tell us about your experience with the Office of International Programs (OIP).
A: The OIP helps international students a lot. They know how to work with people from any culture. I often stop by the office to ask about immigration, various policies, or any concerns about studying away from home.
Q: What has surprised you most about your experience at UW-Superior?
A: Students are really active and engaged in promoting campus events such as orientation and job recruitment. Most of the departments encourage students to participate in the major student organizations and to speak their opinions.
Q: What advice would you give to an international student who is considering attending UW-Superior?
A: UW-Superior offers financial assistance, on-campus jobs, ESL, tutoring, and cultural events…If you come to UW-Superior, you will receive wonderful education and exciting cultural experience.