Student Katie Hines is interviewed.



GEO News 2019-20


October 1, 2020

VCU Compass

VCU named the nation’s #1 Peace Corps Prep Certificate-Issuing Institution for 2020

The Peace Corps announced Virginia Commonwealth University is the agency’s number one certificate-issuing institution for 2020.

September 23, 2020

Study abroad

Study abroad programs cancelled through May 2021

Due to the uncertainty of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Virginia Commonwealth University has decided to cancel all study abroad programs through May 2021.

July 8, 2020

Announcement affecting international students taking online classes

The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) announced modifications to temporary exemptions for nonimmigrant students taking online classes due to the pandemic for the fall 2020 semester.

May 6, 2020

Keep on Studying Abroad

Keep on Studying Abroad

New Keep on Studying Abroad website helps students maintain momentum in planning their study abroad experience during COVID-19.

April 22, 2020

VCU-Globe students speak about COVID-19

VCU Globe students respond to COVID-19

VCU Globe students express how VCU's social distancing affected them at its onset.

March 20, 2020

International Education Updates Related to COVID-19

Check for the latest updates on study abroad, immigration advising, international student housing, English Language Program and West Grace North Residence Hall operations.

March 3, 2020

Black and Abroad

Black & Abroad panelists share tips on navigating your study abroad experience

A panel of seven Virginia Commonwealth University students and alumni recently sat down to have a conversation addressing their experience and some of the issues they faced while being black and abroad. To keep the conversation going, we’re sharing some of their insights on what it is like to be a black student abroad and how to make the most of your amazing experience.

February 13, 2020

Gilman scholarship recipient speaks about studying abroad with a disability

Macy Pressley encourages others with disabilities to study abroad.

February 7, 2020

VCU Globe Graduation 20

VCU Globe graduates encouraged to seek entrepreneurial opportunities

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

February 6, 2020

Kazakh leaders explore democracy and governance at VCU

From its recognition as the ancestor of today’s common apple to being the ninth largest country in the world, Kazakhstan is a unique place rich in natural resources and cultural diversity.VCU students, faculty and staff discussed these and many other aspects of the region during a visit from the Open World Leadership Center Kazakh delegation last week.

January 29, 2020

First VCU Globe Showcase displays student talent and art

VCU students participated in the first-ever VCU Globe Showcase that included a day of poster displays, student art exhibits and performances.

December 12, 2019

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.

October 28, 2019

Nadya - IEW

International Education Week 2019

As International Education Week is celebrated, VCU students express ideas of what international education means to them.

October 28, 2019

International Voting and Politics

International panelists discuss perspectives on politics and voting

A panel of international students and scholars discuss various aspects of the political systems and voting in their countries.

October 16, 2019

Ambassador of Pakistan

At VCU, ambassador says Pakistan faces challenging connections with neighbors

Pakistan must balance international issues with the needs of the country’s people, said Asad Majeed Khan, Pakistan ambassador to the United States.

October 9, 2019

 Gilman 2019 Scholars

VCU Gilman scholars share their adventures abroad

As the fall semester settles in and midterms slowly approach, three Virginia Commonwealth University students talked with us about their experiences studying abroad as Gilman scholarship recipients this summer.

August 22, 2019

Fulbright Gateway Orientation

VCU hosts global scholars through Fulbright Gateway Orientation

VCU recently hosted its fifth Fulbright Gateway Orientation, designed to introduce new scholars to the higher education landscape in the U.S. and American culture as part of the program's overall goal of promoting mutual understanding and assisting with entry into U.S. academic programs.

August 16, 2019

International students

VCU introduces new international students to Richmond

Virginia Commonwealth University welcomed to campus 143 of its newest international undergraduate and graduate students during its annual International Student Orientation.