Vaccine guidance for international students and scholars
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We're off to a great start

After months of preparation and anticipation, VCU was pleased to welcome nearly 900 new and returning international students to campus this fall.

Read about the welcome activities

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International students earn Business Services Scholarships

Two VCU international students were awarded International Student Scholarships in recognition of their contributions to the university.

Read about the scholarship awards



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Supporting our international students and scholars

In light of recent events in Afghanistan and Haiti, GEO and the Division of Student Affairs are reaching out to our students and scholars with various ties to these regions.

View available resources and contacts



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Black + Abroad allows sharing of study abroad experiences

The award-winning series allows Black students interested in studying abroad to share their questions and reservations with experienced travelers of color.

Read more about the series


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International student discusses journey to VCU's Wilder School

Cigdem Parlak Hancer of Istanbul, Turkey, discusses her experience with the English Language Program and how it helped her gain acceptance into VCU's Wilder School.

View Cigdem's story


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Passport delays require planning ahead

Due to several results of COVID-19, U.S. passport delivery will be delayed and affect travel. Find out steps you can take to receive your passport in time for travel.

Read about obtaining a passport

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VCU Globe students share their REAL experiences

Three VCU Globe students share how VCU's REAL experiences shaped them and helped them connect, create and contribute. 

Read about the REAL experiences

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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


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
Richmond community

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

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Find out about the International Travel Advisory Committee and review international travel policies, processes and FAQs for university employees and students.


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