Study Abroad Fall Fair 2011

The Global Education Office hosts a fair each September to spread the word about the numerous study abroad opportunities available through VCU. Students who visit the fair will have the chance to meet with faculty who lead study abroad programs, students who have studied abroad, Education Abroad staff, as well as representatives from academic institutions, study abroad program providers and travel agencies.
Students will also have the opportunity to meet with representatives from various offices at VCU that assist with the study abroad process, including the national scholarship office, financial aid, student health services, the School of World Studies, and more. Students from all disciplines are invited to come learn about study abroad options, funding and resources!

Study Abroad Fall Fair 2011
Wednesday, Sept. 14
9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (rain or shine)
University Student Commons Plaza
VCU’s Monroe Park Campus

For more information or if you would like to volunteer, please email abroad@vcu.edu.

Studying Abroad with a Disability

Check out this great video from Mobility International USA about study abroad for students who may have a disability!
At VCU Education Abroad, we want every student to have the best possible experience abroad. If you want to study abroad but are concerned that a disability may affect your experience, we will work with you to make sure that your needs are met and that you have the opportunity to study abroad and add a life-changing component to your college experience!

Making It Happen from Outsider E on Vimeo.

For more information, please contact us at abroad@vcu.edu

Boren Scholarship Information Session Wednesday, October 20 @ 12pm

Join the Honors College for an information session regarding Boren Scholarships and Fellowships!
Boren Scholarships and Fellowships offer unique opportunities for U.S. undergraduates and graduate students to study abroad in world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin American & the Caribbean, and the Middle East). The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.
The information session will be held Wednesday, October 20 at 12:00 pm in the Honors College, 701 W. Grace Street. We hope you can attend!

Event: World Affairs Council of Greater Richmond

The World Affairs Council of Greater Richmond is a nonprofit organization with a mission to educate and inform citizens of Central Virginia about the importance of international affairs and to bring them into direct contact with influential personalities in the field.
This Thursday, October 7 at the Jefferson Hotel, Dr. John Duke Anthony will present “The Changing Nature of American Interest in the Arab World: Implications for U.S. Policies.”.
Admission for most WAC events is FREE for students who call 934-9000 before the day of the event to register. You can find out more about other upcoming WAC events at http://www.richmondworldaffairs.org/index.aspx.