International-Students

$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

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

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

Announcement for international students taking online classes

The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) announced changes to exemptions for nonimmigrant students taking fall online classes due to the pandemic.

More details about the announcement

Keep on Studying Abroad

Keep on Studying Abroad

Keep on Studying Abroad website helps students maintain momentum in planning their study abroad experience.

Visit the Keep on Studying Abroad website

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VCU Globe students respond to COVID-19

VCU Globe students express how VCU's social distancing affected them during the onset of COVID-19.

 Read the students' testimonials.

COVID-19 updates

International Student Return to Campus FAQs

Check for updates on study abroad, immigration advising, international student housing, ELP and WGN operations. 

View COVID-19 updates for international education

 

 

Black & Abroad panelists share tips on studying abroad

Panelists discuss experiences and issues faced as black students abroad and how to make the most of the experience.

Read more about the panel discussion

 

Scholarship recipient speaks about studying abroad with a disability

Gilman Scholarship recipient Macy Pressley encourages others with disabilities to study abroad.

Read more about Macy's presentation

 

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VCU Globe graduates encouraged to seek entrepreneurial opportunities

VCU Globe's fifth cohort recognized at graduation ceremony after completing program.

Read about the VCU Globe graduation

 

 Open\ World Kazahkstan

Kazakh leaders explore democracy and governance at VCU

VCU students, faculty and staff discussed Kazahkstan during an Open World Leadership Center Kazakh delegation visit.

Read about the delegation's visit

Gilman Scholars

VCU Gilman scholars share their adventures abroad

Three VCU students talked with us about their experiences studying abroad as Gilman scholarship recipients this summer.

Read about the Gilman scholarship recipients

First VCU Globe Showcase displays student talent and art

Students participated in the VCU Globe Showcase that included poster displays, student art exhibits and performances.

Read about the VCU Globe Showcase

ELP end-of-year celebration

English Language Program celebrates graduates and 30 years

ELP students and staff celebrate student accomplishments and 30 years during its end-of-year event.

Read about the celebration

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International Education Week 2019

During International Education Week VCU students express what international education means to them.

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International panelists discuss perspectives on politics and voting

An international panel discusses various aspects of the political systems and voting in their countries.

Read about the panel discussion

Ambassador of Pakistan

Pakistan faces challenging connections with neighbors

Pakistan must balance international issues with the needs of the country’s people, says Pakistan ambassador to the U.S.

Read about the ambassador's visit to campus

Fulbright Gateway Orientation

VCU hosts global scholars through Fulbright Gateway Orientation

VCU hosted the Fulbright Scholar Orientation, assisting 78 Fulbright Scholars with entry into U.S. academic programs.

Read about the Fulbright Gateway Orientation

OUR IMPACT

Together we can make a difference.


1,250

international students, scholars and
faculty supported

$347,000

awarded in financial
support for
study abroad

1,897

hours of service donated to the greater
Richmond community


Featured Events

Events Calendar

Stay connected during the summer through virtual activities for international students.

More information


Find out steps for planning a study abroad experience at Keep on Studying Abroad as we continue to deal with COVID-19.

 

 

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