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VCU awarded 100K Innovation Fund grant for teacher training

GEO and the School of Education will work with Universidad El Bosque in Bogotá, Colombia, to bolster STEM education for students.

Read about the award

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Intercultural Festival showcases cultural cooking demos

Three VCU international students showcased their culinary talents during the university's Intercultural Festival.

View the cooking demonstrations

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VCU email domain merge requires updates by students

VCU recently merged into a single email domain and all students are required to update their email addresses as necessary.

Read more about the update


Virtual global learning provides an alternative to studying abroad

Students discuss their experiences as study abroad programs pivot to virtual global learning.

Read about the students' virtual learning experiences

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New resource helps international students during tax filing season

VCU partners with Sprintax to offer free tax preparation software designed for nonresident students.

Read about the new tax filing resources

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VCU study abroad alum reflects on factors shaping his experience

Omar Crockett studied abroad in four countries as a VCU student and shared how this shaped his experience and continues to influence his career goals.

Read about Omar's experiences



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Advice for international students offered in IESC newsletter

GEO intern and ISSAB member, Lindai Xi shares advice on how to overcome homesickness in the International Educational Studies Center newsletter.

Read the newsletter


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Study abroad programs cancelled through Summer 2021

Due to VCU’s suspension of study abroad programs and guidance from the CDC regarding COVID-19, all summer 2021 education abroad programs are cancelled.

Read more about the cancellation


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Virtual courses create unique global connections for students

The Global Education Office helps students continue to make international and multi-generational connections through virtual programs.

Read about the virtual programs

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VCU student shares about choosing VCU and COVID-19

International student, Jayani Christoper, tells of her experiences while at VCU during the era of COVID-19.

Read about Jayani's experiences


Together we can make a difference.


international students, scholars and
faculty supported


awarded in financial
support for
study abroad


hours of service donated to the greater
Richmond community

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Check out the events calendar to find out the events happening in the Global Education Office.

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Obtain vaccination guidance for international students and scholars planning to study or visit the VCU campus.



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