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Embassy English 15 December 2017 - by Eman Alsuhaymi, Student, Embassy English Sydney

Meet Eman: Student Ambassador to Embassy Sydney

Embassy English Student Ambassadors participate in Orientation Day presentations and extracurricular activities, and they offer valuable advice about site-seeing, local cultural events, and adjusting to life far away from home. These Ambassadors act as a “buddy-system” for our  students, so that everyone has a peer who has already experienced Embassy and can be an adviser and new friend from day one.  This week, we caught up with Eman Alsuhaymi from Saudi Arabia, our Student Ambassador to  Embassy Sydney.

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Tell us a little bit about yourself!

My name is Eman I’m from the prophet city Medina – Saudi Arabia. I’m part time mermaid, full time dreamer but unlike the mermaid her legs are covered, I cover my hair. I still watch children cartoons on a regular basis which tells a lot about me.

What course are you taking at Embassy?

IELTS test course.

Embassy Sydney 13Celebrating Halloween with my teacher John

What was your level of English before you started Embassy?

I’m not really sure what was my level before but I believe it was intermediate somehow level. Now I’m upper intermediate, a step from advanced.

Embassy Sydney 1Chinese Garden of Friendship

Why did you want to learn English abroad?

Firstly, To complete my higher education (master of medical physics). In addition to that, I wanted to find my true self out of my comfort zone through experiencing new thing in totally different world than mine. That won’t be possible unless I learnt English and knocked down any difficultly I come across because I’m fighter basically.

Embassy Sydney2Auburn Botanic Gardens

Why did you want to be an Embassy Student Ambassador?

The offer was a hard one to refuse and after I thought about it, it actually suite the kind of person I am. Many fabulous things are included in being one of Embassy Sydney team, like being able to help in organizing all these great activities and events every month.

Embassy Sydney 4Auburn Botanic Gardens

How do you help other students as a Student Ambassador?

Since I’m student just like them and I’ve been in General English, Cambridge FCE and IELTS test courses, I know what are they most of the time concerned about. That allowed me to help by answering their questions and give them an advice from my own experience could make their Embassy English journey bit easier and more fun.

Embassy Sydney 6Bondi Beach

What advice would you give a student starting his or her first day at Embassy English?

Don’t worry you will be in the right hands, Embassy team is very helpful and they are such lovely people with lovely personalities as well. Enjoy your time and try to ask about the things which you are concerned about the most, so they may help you as much as possible.

Embassy Sydney 5Manly Beach

What’s your favourite Embassy memory so far?

I have a lot memories at Embassy but my favourite one is for sure Manly bike trip. It was one of Embassy Friday activities.

Embassy Sydney 10Manly Bike Trip

What are your top 3 favourite places in your host city?

Darling Harbour, Manly beach and the Auburn Botanic Gardens.

Embassy Sydney 3A Winter Evening at Darling Harbour

What do you plan to do after your English course?

I’m planing to start my master degree in medical physics at The University of Sydney hopefully.

Embassy Sydney 8China Town

What’s your favourite word or phrase in English?

I think it’s (I think).

Embassy Sydney 7Chinese Garden of Friendship

What is unique about your Embassy centre?

By far, the location. Many restaurants around Embassy makes it easy to have a nice meal after the class time. What is more, you can go by foot to Darling Harbour and enjoy your evening with a friend exploring the place.

Embassy SydneyCelebrating The Saudi National Day

What surprised you most about your experience learning English abroad?

That I was able to improve my English in many levels in short amount of time, which I didn’t expect to happen that fast. Thanks goes to the teachers of course.

Embassy Sydney 9What the sun set looks like in Sydney

Why did you choose Embassy English?

I found in the website a wide range of courses may help me in my English journey. Also lots of activities and events be organized every month which made think at that time when I was making the decision, about the amount of fun I’m going to have after my class every day.


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