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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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VBIsland at Cyberedworld

VBIsland at Cyberedworld

Visit VBIsland, home to the Immunology Lab owned by NUCRI (National University Community Research Institute).

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Nightingale Isle

Nightingale Isle

Nightingale Isle was created as a space to encourage, challenge and support nursing students in their journey to become nurses. NI fosters collaboration, research and education between nursing students, educators and healthcare professionals.

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The Lavender Field for Feed a Smile

The Lavender Field for Feed a Smile

The good in "real life" blends together with the best of Second Life at The Lavender Field. Singers, musicians, dancers, DJs and artists on the grid perform here for Feed a Smile to raise funds to feed meals to needy children living in the slums of Nakuru, Kenya. Come and enjoy the events that take place almost daily and stroll around the sim where you’ll be astounded by the realistic African landscapes and romantic niches in and around the fields of lavender.

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Virtlantis

Virtlantis

Virtlantis is a free language learning resource and practice community. Since 2006, they've offered free informal learning activities for a growing number of languages: English, French, German, Spanish and more. Simply check out their activity calendar to get started today!

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Coalition Islands

Coalition Islands

Coalition Island is a nexus of United States armed forces activity and collaboration taking place in SL. Learn more about Military Lands at http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Military_Lands.

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The Yoruba Light Project

The Yoruba Light Project

Find out about Yoruba life and art in 1796 as you navigate to modern Ijinle or to Salvador da Bahia in Brazil to see interconnections, past and present. More info at http://yorubalight.wordpress.com.

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Teeside University

Teeside University

U.K.-based Teeside University maintains a strong presence in Second Life through this active learning space. Tour the online classrooms, an art gallery and simulated environments (including a maternity clinic).

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Akron Island

Akron Island

Visit the official Second Life home of the University of Akron. This virtual space for the Ohio-based academic institution has several features, including a live stream of WZAP, a racing track and several meeting areas.

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Ilha Unisinos

Ilha Unisinos

Visit the Unisinos virtual campus: the first Brazilian university to own an island dedicated to research virtual worlds at Second Life. Come to watch classes, events and meet the research group GPe-du. Visite o campus virtual Unisinos: a primeira universidade brasileira a ter uma ilha dedicada a pesquisa em mundos virtuais aqui no Second Life. Venha assistir nossas aulas, eventos e sinta-se a vontade para conhecer o grupo de pesquisa GPe-du.

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Cypris Chat

Cypris Chat

Cypris Chat strives to provide an educational, fun and interesting environment for English learning and teaching. Members have the chance to be part of a living community surrounded by others who are learning, teaching or simply interested in speaking English with people from around the world.

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Please note that many venues listed on this page are not owned, managed or supervised by, or otherwise affiliated with Linden Lab, and Linden Lab does not endorse any of these venues. We provide this information solely as an informational service to the Second Life community.

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