Hawks International

International Students Blog

The international students here at Roger Williams come from all over the world to be a part of our campus community. With close to 40 countries, all six inhabited continents, and spanning almost all of our majors, chances are that you will find someone with an international background almost everywhere on campus! They are here to share their stories, both in and outside of the classroom, as they move towards graduation here in Bristol. Keep checking back as new posts will update regularly!

  • Our International Class of 2020 & 2021

    RWU International Graduation Class of 2021

    Bill Abbate – Associate Director of Admission

    Earlier in May, the Roger Williams campus was buzzing during graduation week. As the vaccination rate continues to grow in Rhode Island, we were able to host commencement ceremonies for our graduating

  • Meet Akane Yamada-'21

    Akane is a current senior from Japan. This is her last semester as an International Business student. Hear about her RWU experience.

  • Jaqui in action as part of the Division 1 RWU Sailing Team

    From Germany to the Bahamas to RWU

    Jaqueline (Jaqui) Fröde

    Tell us a little bit about yourself. Where are you from? I was born in Dingolfing, Germany. It is a small town about an hour outside of Munich. I lived and went to school there up until grade 4th

  • Roger Statue with Mask

    Testing on Campus

    Elizabeth Alcantara- Architecture '22

    If we think about a year ago, we wouldn’t have imagined ourselves in the position we are now. A year into the pandemic, the “new normal” is now simply the normal. Masks have become the most valuable

  • Student Profile - Andrea from Mexico

    Elizabeth Alcantara, '22 Architecture, Dominican Republic

    Catch up with Andrea Arriaga '23, International Relations, from Mexico in this video!

  • Meet Daniel Romero

    Elizabeth Alcantara, '22 Architecture, Dominican Republic

    Introducing Daniel, '23 Architecture, Dominican Republic in this video profile.

  • Introducing Seo Kim

    Seo Kim '23 Forensic Science, Guatemala

    Seo's family is from South Korea but she grew up in Guatemala, having attended The American School of Guatemala. This means she is fully trilingual in English, Spanish, and Korean! Seo is now in her

  • Work Hard, Play Hard

    Elizabeth Alcantara, '22 Architecture, Dominican Republic

    Day and night, there is always something going on for our students here at Roger Williams! Check out this video to see what happens when the sun sets! Here is a complete listing of student events on