Meet our Peer Advisors



Would you like to connect with one of our Peer Advisors to learn more about their experience at Peralta Colleges or do you need help with navigating the international student application?


Maialen Murua
College: Berkeley City college
Major: Sociology
Country: Spain
Languages Spoken Other than English: Spanish, Basque, and French
Meet with Maialen

Vy Nguyen


Vy Nguyen
College: College of Alameda Major: Business Administration Country: Vietnam Languages Spoken Other than English: Vietnamese
Meet with Vy

Youcef Ramzi Toumi picture

Youcef Ramzi Toumi
College: Laney College
Major: Computer Information System IT
Country: Algeria
Languages Spoken Other than English: Arabic, Berber, and French
Meet with Youcef


Sofia ShatovaCollege: Berkeley City CollegeMajor: Business Administration and ManagementCountry: Ukraine, RussiaLanguages Spoken Other than English: Ukrainian, Russian
Meet with Sofia


Ryadh Seddiki
Merritt College
Country: Algeria
Languages Spoken Other than English: French, Arabic, and Berber (Kabyle)


Are you interested in becoming a Peer Advisor for the Office of International Education? If you have been a full-time Peralta student for at least one semester, please send your resume to us at