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Welcome to Global Education

  • Family Weekend

    Spring Family Weekend

    Students and families are welcome to drop by the GEO on Friday, April 24 from 1-5pm. On Saturday, April 25 at 10AM join us in Squires 341/345 for a Study Abroad 101 presentation. See here for more information.

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    Did you miss Pre-Departure Orientation?

    If you missed the mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation, make-up sessions will be offered (details to be announced). Students participating in bilateral exchange, non-VT, and third party provider programs (programs that are not faculty-led) during Summer/Fall 2015, and Academic Year 2015-16 must attend an orientation prior to departure.

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    Walk-In Advising

    Come talk to our peer ambassadors and jumpstart your experience abroad! Walk-in hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 10am- 2pm, and Tuesday, Thursday from 12- 2pm.

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    Top 10 Reasons to Study Abroad

    Photo by Maggie Childress
    With the world as your classroom, you will gain a completely new perspective and develop new skills. Click here to find the  Top 10 Reasons to Study Abroad why Hokies study abroad.

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Global Education in the News


Travel Alerts

Read up-to-the-minute travel and security information for U.S. citizens abroad. Go to alerts now. And don’t forget to register with the U.S. Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program if you are headed abroad or already overseas. Register now.


Position Opening: Assistant Director for Global Safety and Risk Management
The Global Education Office is currently searching for an Assistant Director for Global Safety and Risk Management.

Call for proposals: Curriculum Globalization Grants
The Global Education Office (GEO) invites faculty to submit proposals for the development of innovative new courses or creative revisions of existing ones to expand significantly the awareness and active engagement of Virginia Tech’s undergraduate students with international and global topics, issues, and concerns. Courses that develop students' cross-cultural competency are also encouraged. The deadline to submit a proposal is April 22, 2015.

Renamed the Global Education Office
Our office, formerly Education Abroad, has been renamed the Global Education Office. We appreciate your patience as we transition and update our communications and materials including this website.

Program Leader Training Week
Faculty program leaders, please join the Global Education Office for a series of workshops from April 28-May 7.