Sibling Salutes

What's it like to go to school with your brother or sister? Five pairs of NYU Shanghai siblings share their favorite photos and memories.

Khadija and Ibrahim

“Having a brother in the same college? I love having another source of income!” – Khadija Saeed (‘17)
“I’d rather have my nine-year-old brother here.” -Ibrahim Saeed (‘19)

Agnes and David

“You annoy me and tease me and get on my last nerve, but at the end of the day, I’m really grateful that I’ve had you to keep me from losing sight of who I am and why I’m here. Kuya David, you’re the one I admire and trust the most. I can’t wait to witness the great things you achieve and the lives that you touch! Love and support you always, Agnes.” – Agnes Santiano (‘19)
“She’s dope.” – David Santiano(‘17)

Roxanne and Tyler

“We get to share friends, stories, and experiences which is really interesting and fun. All in all it’s been amazing to see each other grow into our own lives at NYU Shanghai and to be there for each other through it.” – Roxanne Roman (‘17)

Sophia and Roberto

“I had to throw away all my crop tops and short shorts” – Sophia Noël (‘17)


Francois and Fred

“You’ll never guess who’s the big brother.” – Francois Weidenmann (‘17) and Fred Weidenmann (‘19)

This article was written by Lathika Chandra Mouli. Please send an email to to get in touch.
Photo Credit: Ibrahim and Khadija Saeed


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