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What is REAL?

» Hands-on learning for every VCU student

Welcome to the REAL website! We hope students, faculty, staff, and community partners alike will find these pages to be a valuable digital resource for experiential learning at VCU.

» Types of REAL activities

A wide variety of academic activities qualify as a REAL experience. 

Learn more about types of REAL activities

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Students presenting undergraduate research
Students working in field
Students abroad
Students at state capitol
Students in mock interview
Student meets with advisor
Undergraduate Research
Community Engagement and Impact
Education Abroad
Living-learning programs
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It's WORLD readiness.