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


Ivania Del Cid

Italy gives interior design major fresh perspective on her work

VCU interior design major, Ivania Del Cid, participated in the month-long program “A Practice of Looking and Slowing Down in Design” in Florence, Italy. 

Read about Ivania's study abroad

International student scholarship

International students receive Business Services scholarships

Three VCU international students received scholarships in recognition of their contributions to VCU through scholarship, service and leadership.

Read about the award recipients

Universidad de Guadalajara

Universidad de Guadalajara visit fuels collaborations

A delegation from the Universidad de Guadalajara in Mexico visited VCU to discuss collaborations between the two institutions.

Read about the delegation visit

Studying abroad helps student go outside of her comfort zone

Taking courses in Korea as a Gilman scholar has taught Emma Johnson to trust herself more and been a confidence booster.

Read about Emma's study abroad

100K Strong in the Americas

Two grants awarded to fund study abroad collaboration

Two 100K Strong in the Americas grants fund program that allows students a unique opportunity to study STEM education, obtain language support and study abroad.

Read about the study abroad program

Jill Blondin

GEO executive director conducts workshop in Guyana

GEO executive director, Jill Blondin, recently conducted a workshop for international educators at the University of Guyana.

Read about the workshop

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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


International Advisory Travel Committee

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

VCU travel

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. 

Global research

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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