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Our Graduate International Ambassadors are all current Chapman students who came here from another county. They are happy to answer any of your questions and share their Chapman experience with you. Feel free to contact any of them directly.

If you have questions about the International Ambassadors, contact Junko Takada at takada@chapman.edu.

Marat Antonyan

Chapman student Marat Antonyan

Country of citizenship: Armenia


Countries lived in: Armenia, Russia


Program: Law


Bachelor’s degree institution: Armenian Bar Association


Tip for students coming to Chapman: Use all the opportunities Chapman gives you.

Esteban Calderon

Chapman student Esteban Calderon

Country of citizenship: Ecuador


Countries lived in: Ecuador


Program: M.S. in Food Science


Bachelor's degree (Institution): Industrial Engineering (Universidad San Fancisco de Quito)


Tip for students coming to Chapman: Come to Chapman with an open mind. In my program, I am the only student from South America, so all my friends are from other parts of the world. People in Chapman are usually very nice so don't be afraid to approach people and make conversation.

Grace Choi

International graduate student Ambassador Grace Choi

Country of citizenship: South Korea


Countries lived in: South Korea, United States


Program: MFA in Screenwriting


Tip for students coming to Chapman: Do not be afraid to make yourself available by sharing your number/ contact with other students first.

Vinay Gaur

GR ambassador Vinay Gaur


Countries lived in: India


Program: MBA

Akira Ishii

International graduate student ambassador Akira Ishii

Country of citizenship: Indonesia


Countries lived in: Indonesia


Program: M.S. in Food Science


Tip for students coming to Chapman: Be proactive in finding housing.

Ranjith Kankanala

Chapman student Ranjith Kankanala

Country of citizenship: India


Countries lived in: India


Program: MBA


Bachelor's degree (Institution): B. Tech Electric & Instrumentation (Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad)

Kripa Koshy

Chapman student Kripa Koshy

Country of citizenship: India


Program: MBA / MFA Film and TV Producing

Yuexi Li

Chapman student Yuexi Li

Country of citizenship: China


Countries lived: China


Program: MFA in Film Production

Lourdes Louis

GR international ambassador Lourdes Louis

Countries lived: India, United States, Germany


Program: MBA

Suraj Meharwade

Chapman student Suraj Meharwade

Country of Citizenship: India

Countries lived in: India

Program: M.S. in Food Science

Bachelor’s degree Institution: Vellor Institute of Technology (VIT) University

Tip for Students Coming to Chapman: Be awesome and you will find your passion.

Yen Nguyen

Chapman student Yen Nguyen

Country of Citizenship: Vietnam

Countries lived in: Vietnam

Program: M.S. in Accounting

Bachelor's degree (Institution): B.S. in Business Administration (Concord University)

Proshat Pirouzkar

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Country of Citizenship: Iran

Countries lived in: Iran

Program: MBA

Muhammad Imran Sajid

Chapman student Muhammad Imran Sajid

Country of Citizenship: Pakistan

Countries lived in: Pakistan

Program: Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Master's degree (Institution): M.Phil Pharmaceutics (University of Central Punjab, Lahore)

Digvi Shah

Chapman student Digvi Shah

Country of citizenship: India


Countries lived in: India


Program: MFA in Screenwriting


Bachelor’s degree Institution: Ruia College, Mumbai


Tip for students coming to Chapman: Don’t be afraid to ask questions and always tip 15% or more.

Ann Song

Graduate international student ambassador Ann Song

Country of citizenship: China


Countries lived in: China, United States


Program: MFA in Film Production


Tip for students coming to Chapman: Be yourself. 

Karthik Mohan Vijaymohan

Chia-En Wu

Chapman student Chia-En Wu

Country of citizenship: Taiwan


Program: Doctor of Physical Therapy

Arjun Yadav

Chapman student Arjun Yadav

Country of citizenship: India


Countries lived in: Canada, Europe, India


Program: MFA in Film and Television Producing


Bachelor’s degree Institution: VES Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India


Tip for students coming to Chapman: Learn the train schedule, get on a family plan for mobile connections, and start applying for internships at least 3 months early.

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