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SYA students come from all walks of life and from every corner of the country. Our students are academic all-stars and theater kids. They are athletes and artists. They are scientists and authors. They play music and do multi-variable calculus. What they all have in common is an insatiable curiosity and a willingness to go outside of their comfort zone. If you're excited about the idea of jumping into a new adventure and embarking on a journey unlike any other then, rest assured, you'll fit right in.

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First Days Exploring Rennes

It was a beautiful day, and the atmosphere felt vibrant. The narrow cobblestone alleys were filled with people shopping and chatting, and the outdoor cafes seemed to spill out onto the streets. We walked around for what felt like hours, and I was in awe of the beautiful architecture.

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Settling In

SYA Spain 2018 Campus Reporter Elizabeth L. describes student life in Zaragoza.

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Rennes, My New Home

SYA France Campus Reporter Layla C. describes what it is like transitioning from a rural town in Pennsylvania to Rennes, France.

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Exploring Southern Lazio

"Each team will be given a map and a worksheet with specific tasks to complete. Using only these limited resources, here is your assignment: explore the city of Terracina."

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