Harris Manchester College Summer Research Institute award recipients

Two VCU faculty are recipients of the University of Oxford’s Harris Manchester College Summer Research Institute award.

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Global Achievement Celebration

Students, staff and faculty honored at GEO achievement ceremony

Global Initiatives Achievement Celebration recognizes students, staff and faculty for achievement during its annual awards ceremony.

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Jill Blondin named Senior International Officer of the Year

Jill Blondin named 2023 Senior International Officer of the Year

Senior International Officer of the Year designation reflects her commitment to expanding VCU’s footprint in global engagement for students

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Ambassador of Mexico to the U.S. to visit VCU to give lecture

Esteban Moctezuma Barragán will speak on the topic of “Mexico and U.S. Interdependence and Common Future" to the VCU community and the public.

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Exploring Eastern Africa: Students Forge Bond with Local NGO

Douglas Kimemia, Ph.D., leads program to East Africa with political science students who participate in Rwandan NGO, Home for Hope.

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Amy Leap

Meet-a-Ram: Amy Leap helps VCU students through study abroad

She aims to broaden students' perspectives and expand access to life-changing opportunities.

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International Education Week '23

VCU celebrates International Education Week on Nov. 13 -17 with events held to recognize international education and to honor our students.

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Global Health Symposium focuses on diversity, equity and inclusion

Developed by students, the fourth annual event features international keynote speakers, panel on implicit bias and more.

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VCU senior found a French connection at study abroad fair

Frances Burson spent a month in Lyon this summer learning about international human rights through a different cultural lens.

Read about Frances' study abroad


Global Health Symposium

School of Medicine's Access Program to hold Global Health Symposium

The Global Health Symposium: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Global Era will engage those interested in global health.

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Ailita Whalen

East Africa trip brings study abroad dream to fruition for VCU undergrad

As a teaching assistant for the development and democracy program, Ailita Whalen helped lead students to five countries.

Read about Ailita's study abroad

Global Learning Program Awards

Global Learning Program Development Award winners

Eight grants are awarded to faculty and groups to create new, innovative global learning programs.

Read about the award winners


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

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