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Denise Lopez

Find out how Denise Lopez spent her year abroad in Accra, Ghana.

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Ghana: Living Abroad

Student Activities

Students are encouraged to get involved while in Ghana. There will be opportunities to participate in cultural activities and social events. There are groups and clubs, music, theater, art groups, athletics and religious activities. Sports such as soccer, basketball, field hockey and tennis are popular with Ghanaian students. There will also be the opportunity for field trips to areas and sites of interest such as Cape Coast, Elmina Castle, and the National Culture Center in Kumasi, the historic city of the Asante.


The University of Ghana is a largely residential campus with six halls of residence. CSU International Programs students usually live in one of the halls of residence. You will receive additional information once you have been admitted to the program. Note: The Program in Ghana cannot accommodate dependents. Students should not plan to have family members accompany them.