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

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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


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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Review frequently asked questions about returning to campus spring semester 2021.



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