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Exploring Ghanaian Cuisine!

By Kylea C.

When people asked what I was most excited about when preparing for my semester abroad I replied with "dance, music, and food!" In regards to food specifically, I was looking... keep reading

Arrival In Accra, Ghana: First Impressions and Observations

By Kylea C.

Who let me book a solo flight to Ghana?! This is what I thought in the days leading up to my departure. I viewed the trip ahead with much anticipation... keep reading

From CIEE

One Village, One History, One Craft

By CIEE Legon at CIEE

Vume is a small town in the Volta Region of Ghana , which is known for the art of clay pottery. When the craft was introduced, the people of Vume... keep reading

From CIEE

A BARGAINING CULTURE

By CIEE Legon at CIEE

In many open air markets in West Africa, bargaining is a big part of the buying and selling culture and Ghana is no different. In Accra, the capital, you can... keep reading

From CIEE

AWAKEN YOUR SENSES IN GHANA

By CIEE Legon at CIEE

See the beauty in the people, the places, the conversations, the vibrancy, the solemnity, the poignancy, the undertones. Smell the very sources of all that heal, soothe, enliven, and preserve... keep reading

From CIEE

HANDS-ON OPPORTUNITIES IN STEM AT LEGON-GHANA

By CIEE Legon at CIEE

In May of this year, CIEE Legon hosted a faculty-led Engineering group from the University of Houston, in collaboration with the School of Engineering Sciences (SES), University of Ghana. The... keep reading

From CIEE

STEM Research at CIEE Legon and University of Ghana

By CIEE Legon at CIEE

Riley Alexandra Bresnahan, an Oceanography major and Midshipman from the United States Naval Academy is studying at CIEE Legon at University of Ghana this Fall 2021 Term. In addition to... keep reading

From CIEE

Eat, Drink, Explore: Legon

By College Study Abroad at CIEE

EAT Fufu is the national dish of Ghana and a staple throughout much of West and Central Africa. While it might not look Instagram-worthy, fufu is incredibly difficult to make... keep reading

From CIEE

J-term in Legon – Eye-Opening and Enriching

By College Study Abroad at CIEE

Expand your interest in African culture and reproductive health in Ghana this winter break, birthplace of Kwame Nkrumah, the most Influential African of the millennium. For three eye-opening and enlightening... keep reading

From CIEE

Popular STEM Courses at CIEE Legon at University of Ghana

By Kwasi Gyasi-Gyamerah at CIEE

At CIEE Legon, our participants directly enrol and study in one of Africa and the World’s most prestigious institution of Higher Learning University of Ghana . A University with a... keep reading

The Future of STEM in Ghana

By Jhadha K.

College is such an exciting and amazing time in any persons life. Having opportunities like being able to study abroad, meeting amazing people, and meeting a community of people that... keep reading

Culture Transcends

By Le'ianna G.

It is the first day of my traditional African dance class, a room filled with students all dressed in black and white we sit anxiously waiting for class to begin... keep reading

"You are Invited"

By Katherine M.

In early September, I found myself standing at the Okponglo junction waiting for a tro-tro heading towards Accra. It was the second day of my internship at Future Leaders Underprivileged... keep reading

You can call me Post-Mountain Maria

By Maria F.

The Volta is the most easterly region of Ghana, right along the border of Togo. Given its scenic beauty and many natural landscape attractions, the Volta Region is a popular... keep reading

From CIEE

Visibility and Invisibility-Being Minority in Ghana

By Kwasi Gyasi-Gyamerah at CIEE

Visibility and Invisibility is one of the many stress-evoking and emotional topsy-turvy factors intricately woven into the experience of studying abroad. This is especially so when one studies in a... keep reading