I will go back..!! August 12, 2016

By (University of New England / UNE) - abroad from 07/07/2016 to 07/27/2016 with

ThisWorldMusic: Traveling - Study in Ghana: Music, Arts, Culture

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
The trip was life changing. I was able to live in among the residents of Dagbe and experience their culture.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 2 weeks - 1 month

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

Superior program for all ages and educational backgrounds not just for music and dance students.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

on site was host was fabulous. Attentive to all the students needs and programming.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Extremely safe.

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes

The program was organized very well from the initial beginning with documentation and files on what we needed to help setting up airfair to the on site program coordinators. Excellent!!

Finances

* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? 500.00

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
  • Hotel
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • Other
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with? 10+

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • How smoothly every thing ran
  • The great staff.
* What could be improved?
  • The physical conditions at the institute
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? How easy it is to travel abroad with a program like this!

Reasons For Studying Abroad

To help future students find programs attended by like-minded individuals, please choose the profile that most closely represents you.
The Nearly Native or Trail Blazer
Craving the most authentic experience possible, perhaps you lived with a host family or really got in good with the locals. You may have felt confined by your program requirements and group excursions. Instead, you'd have preferred to plan your own trips, even skipping class to conduct your own 'field work.'