What is your favorite campus tradition?
Dancing under I'm Shipping Down to Boston at the football games
What is your favorite spot on campus?
St Mary's Lake
What is your best Notre Dame memory?
My first football game was phenomenal because I felt like I was a part of this huge family.
What is your favorite Dining Hall Meal?
Boom Boom Chicken Salad
What is your favorite thing about dorm life?
I love the ability to walk up to anyone in my dorm and ask any question. no door is ever locked.
What clubs/activities are you involved in?
I am currently fencing outside of campus and hopefully will be able to walk onto the fencing team soon.
What made you choose Notre Dame?
Notre Dame's mission to make the world a better place resonated with me deeply.
What is your favorite part about being an international student at Notre Dame?
I love sharing my Russian and British culture with my roommates
How did you adjust to life on campus?
I am an extrovert so I made sure to make lots of friends in my first few weeks here. These friends helped me get rid of my homesickness and made sure that I was fine.
How do you celebrate your culture/heritage at ND?
I proudly hung up a Russian flag over the fridge.
What advice do you have for international students?
People want to get to know you, don't be shy. Every international student has his or her unique story that they shouldn't be afraid of sharing. It makes you interesting and people here love it!