Semester Guide

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Everything you need and want to know about studying abroad in The Gambia

The Gambia


A brief introduction to the geography, climate, language and history of the Gambia

Semester Program Guide

Introductory paragraph on semester program in The Gambia. This page will serve as a guide for student preparing for semester long study in The Gambia.

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About the Gambia           


Before Departure

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Your New Home

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The University of The Gambia

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Orientation and SMCM Coursework

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Staying Healthy

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Medical & Emergency Protocols & Information

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Gambian Culture and Language

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Recommended Readings