International Students and Being Abroad

Originally posted on PhD Balance social media platforms on 07/20/2020.


Meet this week's Grad Chat guest, Thiago Arzua!


Hi everyone! I’m Thiago Arzua (@thiagoarzua, he/him) and I’ll be taking over this awesome IG.


Picture of Thiago standing in front of a green area with a large white building in the background.

I was born and raised in Brazil and I am currently a Neuroscience PhD candidate at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Before that, I got a Chemistry degree at the University of South Florida.


In August I'll be completing 8 years as an international student in the US. A lot has changed since I moved but in some ways, I still face some of the same challenges I did in 2012.


Today we'll be talking about those challenges, but also the joys and exciting parts of being abroad. I'll also answer any questions you might have. Let's go!


I'll be on Grad Chat this Saturday!

Thiago will be appearing as our Grad Chat special guest with Fay to talk about International Students and Being Abroad on Saturday (07/11).


Catch up on the episode using this link.


You can also now listen to all our Grad Chat episodes as a podcast, which is hosted on Anchor FM and available on all major streaming services!