COVID-19 Updates related to overseas study
CALS Global in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences connects students and faculty to the world and builds partnerships between CALS and global partners.
Meaningful international engagement opportunities allow faculty and students to serve globally, enrich communities at home and abroad, and develop partnerships to address the most challenging issues faced by society.
General ItemStudy Abroad and Global Opportunities for Students
Students, search here for study abroad courses, internships abroad, scholarships, and fellowships to support your global learning goals.
General ItemSupporting Faculty
We support the global aspirations of our faculty by building partnerships abroad, building individual capacity for global engagement, and providing seed grants to enable faculty to pursue global opportunities.
General ItemPartner with CALS Global
Partnerships are vital for achieving our ambitions. Search here to learn more about how we work with partners around the globe.
General ItemGlobal Agricultural Productivity Initiative
CALS Global hosts the GAP Initiative and the annual GAP Report. It is a collaboration between the private sector, NGOs, conservation organizations, universities, and global research institutions that makes the case for agricultural productivity growth to meet the needs of a growing world. “The Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is well positioned to serve as a host for the [GAP Report] given the breadth of its programs in food, agriculture, and nutrition and its emphasis on addressing global food security issues.” - Tim Sands, President, Virginia Tech
OUR GLOBAL REACH
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Increasing diversity, boosting research funding, providing student experiences, and supporting Extension’s expanding reach were among the priorities Dean Alan Grant outlined during a recent Virginia Tech Board of Visitors meeting.
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At a virtual event at 9 a.m. on June 15, the Global Agricultural Productivity Initiative, or GAP Initiative, at the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will present a vision for invigorating food and agricultural systems. Experts working with large- and small-scale farmers around the world will share their perspectives.
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The Sundarbans region of India, devastated by COVID-19 lockdown, tells a story for other poor and climate-vulnerable regions of the world.