Study Abroad Peer Advisers

Study Abroad Peer Advisers are trained to advise students on a range of international opportunities, as well as to help them navigate the study abroad process. Stop in during PIC Hours or contact a Study Abroad Peer Adviser via email at studyabroad@gvsu.eduWalk-ins welcome - no appointment necessary! 

Study Abroad Advising Mon - Fri: 8am - 4pm. Hours extended to 7pm on Wednesdays during the Fall/Winter semester.

Below is the current Study Abroad Peer Adviser staff. 

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Also it is recommended that interested students attend a Study Abroad First Step Meeting which are weekly informational sessions that go over all the basics of study abroad including how to pick a program, funding, academics and more.

First Step Meetings are offered during the fall and winter semesters, check here for hours.


Aly Weaver

(Pictured Left)

Major: Secondary Education and Spanish

Minor: Psychology

Hometown: Portage, Michigan

Foreign Languages spoken: Spanish

Studied abroad in: Chillan, Chile 

Has traveled to: Chile, Argentina, and Peru

Aly Chile


Aya Hasan

Studies:
Biomedical Science (Pre-med)
Hometown:
Amman, Jordan
Foreign languages spoken:
Arabic 
Studied abroad in:
USA
Has traveled to:
Kuwait, Turkey, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Egypt

Aya


Aziz Sarhan Jr.

Studies:
Mechanical Engineering
Hometown:
London, England 
Studied abroad in:
Uganda and USA
Has traveled to:
France, Spain, Oman, UAE, and Uganda

Aziz


Cameron Zbikowski

Studies:
Human Resources Management, International Business, and Spanish
Hometown:
Grandville, Michigan
Foreign languages spoken:
Spanish (Intermediate)
Studied abroad in:
Australia
Has traveled to:
Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Cuba, Costa Rica, Peru, Bahamas, United Kingdom, Spain, France, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Italy, Greece, Iraq, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam.

Cameron


Hypatia Swanson

Studies:
Legal Studies (Pre-Law)
Hometown:
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Foreign languages spoken:
Creole
Has traveled to:
England, France, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Canada, Barbados, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Hypatia Swanson


Lisa Han

Studies:
Engineering, Business
Hometown:
Durban, South Africa
Foreign languages spoken:
English, Mandarin, Afrikaans
Studied abroad in:
USA
Has traveled to:
China, Australia, England, Mozambique, Germany, France, Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Italy, Japan, Canada, Cuba

Lisa Han


Lizzie Randall

Studies:
Integrative Studies (Race, Gender and Sexuality in Sport)
Hometown:
Uxbridge, West London, England
Studied abroad in:
USA
Has traveled to:
France, Spain, Italy, The Netherlands, Belgium, Croatia, Montenegro, Grenada

Lizzie


Marlaina Cole

Studies:
International Relations, Global Studies and Social Impact
Hometown:
East Grand Rapids, Michigan
Foreign languages spoken:
Japanese
Studied abroad in:
Ireland
Has traveled to:
Belgium, Ireland, Iceland, Italy

Marlaina


Renzo Garza Motta

Studies:
Electrical Engineering, Math
Hometown:
Guadalajara, Mexico
Foreign languages spoken:
Spanish
Studied abroad in:
USA
Has traveled to:
Mexico, Canada

Renzo


Romel Jean Pierre

Studies:
Electrical Engineering, Math
Hometown:
Guadalajara, Mexico
Foreign languages spoken:
Spanish
Studied abroad in:
USA
Has traveled to:
Mexico, Canada


Theo Ofori

Studies:
Management Information Systems
Hometown:
Accra, Ghana
Foreign languages spoken:
French, Twi, Pidgin
Studied abroad in:
USA
 

Theo