Gilman scholarship winners

Nine students receive Gilman scholarships

Nine students have been awarded study abroad scholarships through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program.

Read about the Gilman scholars






Critical Language Scholarship offers intensive language study

Imani Everett discusses her experience studying Korean virtually through the Critical Language Scholarship Program, and the benefits of the program.

View Imani's video




Global Learning & International Student Achievement Ceremony

Students were recognized at the inaugural event that celebrated students for their achievements in various programs during the 2021-22 academic year.

Read more about the ceremony


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VCU Globe celebrates final graduates and high achievements

VCU Globe graduates its seventh and final cohort in a ceremony for 97 students as it recognizes multiple program accomplishments over nine years.

Read about the graduation


Portillo is on the fast track to a career in the U.S. foreign service

Scholarships, internships and service-learning trips provided a competitive edge for opportunities in international affairs and helped prepare for work overseas.

Read about Michael Portillo's journey


Supporting our Ukrainian community

In light of recent events in Ukraine, GEO and Student Affairs are reaching out to our students and scholars with personal, geographic or cultural ties to the region.

Read about Ukrainian support

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Business Services scholarship supports international student

VCU international student, Vivian Phyo, discusses earning a Business Services scholarship to complete her Pharmacy and Aging Studies dual degree.

View Vivian's story

VCU joins colleges and universities to support Afghan refugees

New ‘Welcome Campus Network’ will amplify wide-ranging efforts of higher education institutions.

Read about the initiative

Global Cafe

Opportunities allow all students access to a global education

From Global Café to Cultural Conversations, new programs at the university aim to provide students with international experiences.

Read about global engagement

Study abroad — from home

When the pandemic suspended international travel, the Global Education Office helped Erin McCoy identify a virtual opportunity instead.

Read about the virtual study abroad

Global Cafe

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


International Advisory Travel Committee

Find out about international travel policies, processes and FAQs for university employees and students. READ MORE

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Employee Global Travel and Safety

Learn about protocols for traveling abroad before you leave, while you're abroad and when you return. Review safety measures to take while abroad. 

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Global Health Research @VCU

The Acute Care and Systems Strengthening in Low Resource Settings (ACCESS) study lists VCU faculty engaged in global health research and activities within the last five years. Read more



Events Calendar

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

Admission support for refugees

View resources and information provided for refugees seeking admission to the university.


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