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Cheese Making Failure a Success

Students at SYA Italy made cheese — at least, that was their intention. With a goopy, inedible mess on their hands, students were challenged to dig into the science behind cheese making and figure out what went wrong.

Street-Level Politics

“I honestly think that in our four-month observation and analysis of Zaragoza and its people, I know Zaragoza on a deeper level than I know my home city, Seattle.”

Each year, Campus Reporters at each of our schools portray life at SYA.
These students represent their SYA schools by writing blog posts, capturing photos and shooting videos of their school and home life, co-curriculars, educational trips, and their host country. Read some of their stories below, and keep checking back for new posts!

8 Study Abroad Tips

Campus reporter Stella M. gives advice on how to enhance your study abroad experience.

New Year New Language

Katharine K. writes about helping a woman by using her Italian language skills and how rewarding it was. 

Smile Lines

Campus reporter Liam R. writes about visiting his host family's extended family in the countryside. 

Giorni di Neve

Isabel M. writes about her first snow day in Viterbo.

100 Days Left

Campus reporter Lili S. reflects on her time spent in Spain so far as the last 100 days approach.

Why Now?

Campus reporter Josie B. lists all the reasons why you should study abroad in high school. 

Paris Part 1

Campus reporter Harrison W. gives advice on where to visit in Paris. 

Harbin Ice Festival

SYA China traveled to Harbin to experience the largest snow and ice festival in the world, and Emma K. CN'19 captured the moment in this series of photographs. 

Cheese Making Failure a Success

Students at SYA Italy made cheese — at least, that was their intention. With a goopy, inedible mess on their hands, students were challenged to dig into the science behind cheese making and figure out what went wrong.

Street-Level Politics

“I honestly think that in our four-month observation and analysis of Zaragoza and its people, I know Zaragoza on a deeper level than I know my home city, Seattle.”

When Two Worlds Collide

Eleanor L. writes about her parents visiting Zaragoza over winter break and meeting her host family.

A Very Belgian Christmas

Nicole B. writes about spending Christmas with her Italian host family and their Belgian friends. 

Welcome to Trustees

Meet the trustees who have recently joined our board. Their leadership and support keep us on the forefront of global education and language learning.