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Group Site Visit

As a valued partner in international education, we invite you to apply to participate in this opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge about our internships, service-learning and customized faculty led programs. Visit our on-site facilities, meet with field staff, community partners, and students, as you learn about the culture, long-term project objectives and the local environment in which our programs operate.

What is the objective of our Familiarzation Trips?

Participants will gain a better understanding of service programs offered, including:
  • Program structure and content,
  • Host community and project sites,
  • GVI hub facilities and field, academic and HQ staff,
  • Physical location and attributes of student housing and meal options,
  • Health, safety, and security procedures,
  • Overall experiences of students currently participating in the site program(s) including academics, cultural excursions, co-curricular activities, and daily life.

Upcoming Familiarzation Trip:

April 6th - 12th, 2019  -  Cape Town, South Africa

More information regarding this trip will follow soon. We invite you to submit your information below to receive more details about our upcoming trip in Cape Town for April 2019.


  • Double accommodations
  • Most meals
  • Ground transportation
  • Additional 4-day extension to Limpopo to visit a GVI wildlife conservation project focussing on the African Big 5
  • Single room supplement available at participants' own cost


  • International airfare
  • Personal expenses