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Welcome to Global Education

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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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    Scholarship Information Sessions

    Financing your adventure abroad doesn't have to break the bank! Come to one of our Scholarship Info Sessions in the GLC Meeting Room B on March 17 to find ways for paying for international study.

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    Top 10 Reasons to Study Abroad

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    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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    The World Awaits

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    Virginia Tech's Global Education Office challenges students to engage with the world by providing study abroad opportunities that are academically, culturally, and personally enriching. Find a program that's right for you!

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    Stay informed

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    Keep up-to-date with information on programs, scholarships opportunities, events, and more by subscribing to the student listserv. Sign up here!

How will you redefine your classroom?

Learn about the available options by reviewing the presentation below. Follow the steps to schedule your appointment.

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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.


University Travel Policy Regarding Countries with CDC Travel Warnings
President Timothy Sands has issued Presidential Policy Memorandum No. 288, effective immediately, that prohibits employees and students on university business from travelling to countries where the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued Warning Level 3 Travel Warnings.

U.S. State Department issues Worldwide Caution Notice
The United States issued a global travel warning after recent terror attacks in France, Australia and Canada. U.S. citizens are strongly encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance, be aware of local events, and take the appropriate steps to bolster their personal security.

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.

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.