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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

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$1 million gift expands programs for international students

A gift to VCU Engineering will enrich VCU international students' experience by providing funds for activities to help them thrive in a new environment.

Read about the gift

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VCU is #1 Peace Corps Prep Certificate-Issuing Institution

The Peace Corps announced Virginia Commonwealth University is the agency’s number one certificate-issuing institution for 2020.

Read about the recognition

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Study abroad programs cancelled through May 2021

Due to the uncertainty of the global COVID-19 pandemic, VCU has decided to cancel all study abroad programs through May 2021.

Read more about the update

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Announcement for international students taking online classes

The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) announced changes to exemptions for nonimmigrant students taking fall online classes due to the pandemic.

More details about the announcement

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Keep on Studying Abroad

Keep on Studying Abroad website helps students maintain momentum in planning their study abroad experience.

Visit the Keep on Studying Abroad website

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VCU Globe students respond to COVID-19

VCU Globe students express how VCU's social distancing affected them during the onset of COVID-19.

 Read the students' testimonials.

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International Student Return to Campus FAQs

Check for updates on study abroad, immigration advising, international student housing, ELP and WGN operations. 

View COVID-19 updates for international education



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Black & Abroad panelists share tips on studying abroad

Panelists discuss experiences and issues faced as black students abroad and how to make the most of the experience.

Read more about the panel discussion


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Scholarship recipient speaks about studying abroad with a disability

Gilman Scholarship recipient Macy Pressley encourages others with disabilities to study abroad.

Read more about Macy's presentation


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VCU Globe graduates encouraged to seek entrepreneurial opportunities

VCU Globe's fifth cohort recognized at graduation ceremony after completing program.

Read about the VCU Globe graduation


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Kazakh leaders explore democracy and governance at VCU

VCU students, faculty and staff discussed Kazahkstan during an Open World Leadership Center Kazakh delegation visit.

Read about the delegation's visit

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VCU Gilman scholars share their adventures abroad

Three VCU students talked with us about their experiences studying abroad as Gilman scholarship recipients this summer.

Read about the Gilman scholarship recipients

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First VCU Globe Showcase displays student talent and art

Students participated in the VCU Globe Showcase that included poster displays, student art exhibits and performances.

Read about the VCU Globe Showcase

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English Language Program celebrates graduates and 30 years

ELP students and staff celebrate student accomplishments and 30 years during its end-of-year event.

Read about the celebration

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International Education Week 2019

During International Education Week VCU students express what international education means to them.

View testimonials

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International panelists discuss perspectives on politics and voting

An international panel discusses various aspects of the political systems and voting in their countries.

Read about the panel discussion


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

Featured Events

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Stay connected during the summer through virtual activities for international students.

More information

International Ed Week [View Image]

International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

Find out the IEW events scheduled for 
November 16-20 and join in.



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