Education & Nonprofits
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Learning in a virtual world? See examples of education and nonprofits in Second Life, the leader solution for virtual meetings, events, training and simulations.
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This estate in Second Life supports a wide range of educational activities, including simulations in accident investigation, psychology, business ethics and financial accounting. The MA runs entirely in SL, which includes tutorials, building and scripting workshops and social activities with our students from around the world.View this destination »
The College of North West London is one of London's largest general further education colleges. This public sandbox is open to all residents of Second Life for building and scripting on the ground or in the sky. Help is always on hand from staff and general build information is located around the sand box.View this destination »
Come explore Bunny Isles for Kenya, a cozy beach on the Lake Victoria shores. Sponsored by Brownsea NGO Gwassi-Kenya Project, this large community hosts a shopping mall, courses, musical and artistic events, with proceeds gping to the Harambee Schools in the Gwassi region of Kenya. Watch as virtual contributions become real aid.View this destination »
Heavenly Hosting School is a quiet and tranquil place that offers assistance to students in all areas of club and ballroom hosting. The school is nestled by the sea in beautiful Sharlies Angles. Heavenly Hosting School inspires the imagination, the desire to be the best you can be. It's also a place of reflection and personal growth.View this destination »
Calling all rail fans! Come see the SLRR Museum and all the great locomotives on display. Enjoy interesting work by some of Second Life's illustrious train builders, and learn about about the real engines showcased in the museum.View this destination »
Bed bugs can lurk in any hotel room. The LittleTown Inn is a clean and classy-looking establishment, but don't let this give you a false sense of security. Play the game and learn how to protect yourself from the worldwide bed bug epidemic on your travels.View this destination »
Research indicates that exercising your avatar regularly may help to improve your own physical fitness. Avatar Fitness Club offers a social environment for changing habits and maintaining weight loss through their nutrition education, virtual workouts, yoga, climbing walls, lap pools, weight room, aerobics, cycling classes and treadmills. Come see the grand opening, sponsored by Cooperative Extension!View this destination »
How much exercise will it take to burn off your restaurant meal? Explore the relationship between calorie intake and physical activity, and the importance of making smart choices when dining out. Order from the menu and get a personal report of the activity needed to offset calories consumed. Presented by Cooperative Extension, Reality Check Cafe is a newly-designed restaurant and features new cuisine biweekly.View this destination »
Save Elephant Foundation is a Thai non–profit organization dedicated to providing care and assistance to Thailand’s captive elephant population. This winter, why not sponsor an elephant and support this cause? Buy a Holiday Elephant Topiary for L$499 and contribute to an individual elephant's sponsorship. Besides, how many people can say they've sponsored an elephant?View this destination »
Visit a virtual library in Second Life that was developed by Stanford University's Libraries and Academic Information Resources (SULAIR).View this destination »
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