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    Global Travel Policy 1070

    President Sands and the University Safety and Security Policy Committee recently approved substantial revisions to the university’s Global Travel Policy 1070.
     
  • Global Perspectives Program

    Global Perspectives Program at the Steger Center

    The Global Perspectives scholars visited and studied programs at universities in Switzerland, Italy, and France for 13 days earlier this summer. Learn more about their experience here.
     
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    2016 Fall Fair on the Drillfield

    Join us for this year's Global Education Fall Fair on Wednesday, September 21 from 10AM-4PM. Find the perfect international experience for you!
     
  • Program types

    What type of program is right for you?

    Faculty-led, bilateral exchange, direct-enroll, third-party -- the options to study abroad are endless. Learn more about each type here.

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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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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.

Announcements

Global Travel Policy 1070
In keeping with Virginia Tech’s ongoing efforts to optimize the preparedness and safety of Hokies traveling abroad, President Sands and the University Safety and Security Policy Committee recently approved substantial revisions to the university’s Global Travel Policy 1070.

Zika Virus Information from Schiffert Health Center
The Schiffert Health Center offers information on the Zika virus.

State Health Commissioner issues letter on Zika virus
In advance of spring break, find additional information on the Zika virus here.

State Department issues travel alert for Europe
The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to potential risks of travel to and throughout Europe.

Graduate Assistantship in Global Education 2016-17
The Global Education Office is seeking a Graduate Assistant for the 2016–2017 academic year.  For more information and to apply, see here:  http://www.globaleducation.vt.edu/?go=GAapplication.

Accepting applications for student wage positions
The Global Education Office is currently accepting applications for two student wage positions to serve on the communications and marketing team.

 
Greetings From Abroad