Supporting our Turkish and Syrian communities

The VCU Global Education Office and Division of Student Affairs are reaching out to our students and scholars with ties to Turkey and Syria.

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Jill Blondin selected as a U.S.-ASEAN UCI Fellow

Jill Blondin has been selected to participate as a Fellow in the U.S.-ASEAN University Connections Initiative (UCI).

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Three VCU students awarded Benjamin A. Gilman scholarships

Three VCU students are awarded the Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad winter and spring 2023 semesters.

Read about the Gilman Scholars


Fall 2022 international students featured in VCU graduate profiles

Dhruv Fomra traveled to the U.S. from his native India to earn his doctorate in electrical and computer engineering.

Read more about Dhruv's story


Fall 2022 international students featured in VCU graduate profiles

Simranjeet Kaur turned her love of numbers into a burgeoning accounting career.

Read more about Simranjeet's story

Thanksgiving banquet connects students and community

The Global Education Office’s Thanksgiving celebration for international students connects them with community over classic holiday food.

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International Education Week ‘22 activities

During International Education Week, held Nov. 14-18, 2022, VCU showcases its internationalization with a host of activities and events

Read about IEW activities





Global Learning staff publishes brief in financial aid journal

GEO and Student Financial Services staff publish journal brief describing the successful collaboration of the two units.

Read about the published journal brief


Iranian support

Supporting our Iranian community

GEO and VCU's Student Affairs support our Iranian community during the tragic death of Mahsa Amini.

Find out resources for students and scholars


IIE and GEO fund passport initiative for TRIO students

VCU receives the 2022 Institute for International Education’s (IIE) American Passport Project grant, which awards 25 students their first U.S. passports.

Read about the passport initiative



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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Events Calendar

Check out the events 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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