International Profiles

Tanja Heckert

Tanja Heckert

Class of: 2017
Area: Communicating Arts Department
I have always felt incredibly welcome on campus. I think that was part of the reason why I decided not to go back to my old school and pursue a degree at UW-Superior instead."
Alice Petruciolli

Alice Petruciolli

Class of: 2018
Area: Natural Sciences Department
Program: Biology
Being able to engage with people who have a different cultural background and learning about their unique stories made me really appreciate the diversity on our campus."
Eunseok Lee

Eunseok Lee

Class of: 2017
Area: Communicating Arts Department
Program: Communicating Arts
I got to get to know myself better by contributing my time and my energy to this campus and by being a part of this community”
Xiaosi Zhai

Xiaosi Zhai

Class of: 2018
Area: Mathematics and Computer Science Department
Program: Mathematics
I reach out to as many people as I can to get different advice and make new friends. I’m not as shy as I used to be, and I like to make excuses to talk to people.
Pouyan  Ghalehmalek

Pouyan Ghalehmalek

Class of: 2019
Area: Mathematics and Computer Science Department
Program: Computer Science
I’m always in touch with my instructors, and they will always help me. The class sizes help so much, and I feel like I’m getting more out of my education that way.
Olivia Shalaby

Olivia Shalaby

Class of: 2019
Area: Communicating Arts Department
I want to be involved with doing as much as possible to get as much experience as possible.
Fiorella Luna Fuentes

Fiorella Luna Fuentes

Class of: 2018
Area: Visual Arts Department
Program: Art Therapy
I really like the instructors here. They are like friends. Even though there is a language barrier, I can still talk to them. I feel so comfortable in my classes, and I can ask them for help with anything I need
Melissa  Gonnord

Melissa Gonnord

Class of: 2018
Area: Mathematics and Computer Science Department
Program: Information Technology and Systems
I’ve always wanted to study in America, but I thought it would be too expensive. It’s so affordable at UW-Superior, and I wouldn’t have been able to do this without coming here.
John  Bergstrom

John Bergstrom

Class of: 2018
Area: School of Business and Economics
Program: International Business
I just really like this school overall. Here you’re so close with others. Living in the residence halls really helped that.
Ana Reyes Lam

Ana Reyes Lam

Class of: 2019
Area: Communicating Arts Department
Program: Communicating Arts - Communication
All of the international students at UW-Superior are one big family. We’re all going through the same situation, so our bonds are stronger.
Richie Somanathan

Richie Somanathan

Class of: 2018
Area: Natural Sciences Department
Program: Biology
My friends are like family here. I’d tell any international student that was coming to UW-Superior for the first time to be excited and not be afraid.
Avani Vora

Avani Vora

Class of: 2019
Area: School of Business and Economics
Program: Management
The amount of diversity here at UW-Superior is great – I love it. I’ve been exposed to so many great things and have learned how so many other cultures interact.
Kelly Cockerill

Kelly Cockerill

Class of: 2018
Area: Natural Sciences Department
Program: Biology
When you always see the same people who are looking out for you, you feel like you’re a part of something awesome. The politeness and nice people also make me feel like I’m not far from home.
Grace Kim

Grace Kim

Class of: 2017
Area: Human Behavior, Justice and Diversity Department
Program: Psychology
Since it’s a small school, I can connect with instructors on a personal level, meet people and actually hang out with them.
Obiageli  Ekwunwa

Obiageli Ekwunwa

Class of: 2019
Area: School of Business and Economics
Program: Economics
I learned that if you need help or assistance, never be scared of asking because the instructors are always there to help and listen.
Bruno Birzitis

Bruno Birzitis

Class of: 2020
Area: School of Business and Economics
Program: Transportation and Logistics Management
“It’s been nothing but fun on campus. Back home in Latvia, we don't really have campuses, so this is all new for me."
Mieszko Brikis

Mieszko Brikis

Class of: 2017
Area: Health and Human Performance Department
Program: Community Health Promotion
How you meet people through different activities is very important to me. These activities combined with classes at UW-Superior connects you even more
Yoichi  Hirokata

Yoichi Hirokata

Class of: 2017
Area: Communicating Arts Department
Program: Communicating Arts - Communication
“I love people, and I love talking to people, so I didn’t want to go to a big university. I Googled ‘affordable, good university,’ and UW-Superior was one of the top searches.”
Mateus Alves

Mateus Alves

Class of: 2016
Area: School of Business and Economics
Program: Transportation and Logistics Management
The small class sizes are so important for explaining and learning when you’re not familiar with English. You can relax.
Arnie Mortensen

Arnie Mortensen

Class of: 2017
Area: Social Inquiry Department
Program: History
The small class sizes allow for those personal relationships so you can voice yourself and grow.
Anton  Svensson

Anton Svensson

Class of: 2017
Area: School of Business and Economics
Program: Management
The university makes it so easy to branch out and find your place.
Maryam Salihu

Maryam Salihu

Class of: 2018
Area: School of Business and Economics
Program: Finance
The class sizes are perfect and allow 1-on-1 communication.
Sylvester Coker-Gibbs

Sylvester Coker-Gibbs

Class of: 2018
Area: Natural Sciences Department
Program: Biology
It's a small town, and I appreciate the change from London. I use the bus to go shopping or just get around.
  • Class of: 1972
    The association between the university and the business community and the general public in Superior, I think, is just absolutely tremendous as to what the university can offer to the public." Read more.
  • Class of: 2020
    Being at UW-Superior has made me realize how much I should appreciate the support systems I have here and back home. Read more.
  • Class of: 2017
    The small class sizes allow for those personal relationships so you can voice yourself and grow. Read more.
  • ADMISSIONS,STUDENT,TRANSFER PROFILE:
    Kristina  Wheatman
    The faculty want to see students succeed on an academic and personal level and that's another really awesome thing to see. Read more.
  • STUDENT PROFILE:
    Carsen Wetzel
    Seeing how open and accepting UW-Superior is has taught me to do the same for others. Having a positive attitude is something that I can bring into the world and share with others. Read more.
  • STUDENT,INTERNATIONAL PROFILE:
    Fiorella Luna Fuentes
    I really like the instructors here. They are like friends. Even though there is a language barrier, I can still talk to them. I feel so comfortable in my classes, and I can ask them for help with anything I need Read more.
  • Mark Casper

    The association between the university and the business community and the general public in Superior, I think, is just absolutely tremendous as to what the university can offer to the public." Read More
    Mark Casper
  • Sarah Young-Church

    Being at UW-Superior has made me realize how much I should appreciate the support systems I have here and back home. Read More
    Sarah Young-Church
  • Arnie Mortensen

    The small class sizes allow for those personal relationships so you can voice yourself and grow. Read More
    Arnie Mortensen