Uzayr Agha

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus

Author Bio

Though I was initially born in London, I was raised in Karachi where I attended an old British school that was founded before the creation of my country, Pakistan. Here I studied Economics, World History, Mathematics, and Art and Design under the A-Level Cambridge system. After graduating from high school, I spent one year in a small liberal arts college called Bennington College in Vermont. The small size of Bennington College and the individualized attention I received there allowed me to realize my ambitions. After one year I transferred to Georgetown University to study Economics and Chinese. Find me on twitter at @AghaUzayr and instagram at @uzayruagha.


Hometown Karachi, Pakistan
Lives Washington, D.C., USA
High School Education A Levels, Karachi Grammar School, Pakistan
Studying BA in Economics, with a minor in Chinese
Graduating 2018
Extracurriculars Georgetown Consulting Club (Hilltop Consultants), Georgetown Radio Show (WGBT), Georgetown South Asian Dance (Rangila), Georgetown British Club
Interests International affairs, Fitness, Architecture, Travel and study abroad, Oil and Acrylic Painting
Future Plans Work in consulting or attend graduate school in real estate development or urban planning.

Posts by Uzayr Agha

Studying Abroad Matters

Published: October 31, 2016

Jalaluddin Rumi reportedly once said that “travel brings power and love back into your life”, and  I truly believe that the same can be said about studying abroad. Studying abroad has changed my life and, to be honest, it probably has (or will) change your life at some point as well. Hello all, my name is Uzayr Usman Agha and I am a Pakistani/British citizen studying Economics and Chinese at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. After I left high school in Pakistan in 2014, my college experience has been a whirlwind of high and lows that have carried me across Beijing,…

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