SYA France students recently participated in the Model UN Conference in Lyon. Hear firsthand about the conference from Emily A., from Charlotte, NC.
SYA France students recently attended the Global Issues Network conference in Luxembourg, where they collaborated with students from all over the world. Watch this short video featuring our students in Rennes.
SYA France student Hannah S. writes about her adventures studying abroad in Rennes in her blog. Read more about what it's like to be in her shoes!
SYA France students recently had the opportunity to shadow their peers for a day at a Lycée in Rennes. Read more from our SYA France Campus Reporter Melanie.
My host sister and I will sing “Halo” by Beyoncé for the "Grande Spectacle," a cappella and complete with harmonies.
By far my favorite stop on our Loire Valley trip was visiting le Chateau de Chambord. It was the largest chateau we visited, and definitely the most grand and intricate.
Today, Rennes was abuzz due to a “manifestation,” or protest. While these strikes are so common in France that they are often ignored, today’s was a big deal for little Rennes.
The morning of November 7th many SYA France students went to the Intitut Franco-Americain where there was a big screen so we could all see the results together.
Thanks to the Education Minister, Toussaint Break was lengthened to two full weeks. That meant two weeks perfect for exploring, sending time with my host family and relaxing.
My alarm is set for 7:30, but I wake up at 6:45 anyways. American habits die hard.
Upon my arrival in France, I knew I wanted to take a ballet class.
Watch SYA France students talk about their first month in Rennes, and what it's like studying abroad, staying with a host family, and living in France.
It didn’t sink in that I was living in France at first- it felt like vacation. I craved a routine. I needed to normalize life here. Over the past month, France has become my home. The little parts of everyday-life have become the things I enjoy the most.
SYA is pleased to welcome our new Assistant Directors of Admissions!
Manuela Araque, a tenth-grader from Charlotte Latin School, was selected as the first Halsey Scholar by a unanimous committee decision.
Pace Academy student Max Barab is enrolled in art history, French history, French literature, French language, French pronunciation, and French culture and society classes. According to Max, “The teacher is fluent in English, but I actually don’t find it that difficult to learn in French because I don’t know the words in English, either,” referring to his art history course and the specific features of a church. [Read more
In observance of International Women’s Day on March 8, several SYA France students attended lectures throughout the week. Topics discussed included Sexism and Racism (organized by S.O.S. Racisme, an anti-racist NGO founded in 1984), Migrant Women and the Search for Autonomy, On the Traces of Simone de Beavoir: The State of Feminism in France . . . [Read More