Los Angeles as a Learning Lab

For more than 100 years, Los Angeles has been the unrivaled entertainment capital of the world. And you needn’t look too far to find Syracuse University alumni in some of the entertainment industry’s most pivotal roles. Through the tremendous achievements of those alumni, SU has gained an international reputation for preparing students to excel in the field.

With the SULA Semester, SU is taking this strength to the next level—joining with our “community of experts” to offer students a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn the business from the inside. Through SU’s bold approach to education, students will continue to take what they learn in the classroom and test their knowledge in real-world situations, igniting an exchange of ideas that benefits all.

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My SULA Experience

My SULA Experience

By Amanda Ho

Hello! My name is Amanda Ho and I am a senior animation major. That being said, being a senior and being in the SULA program is definitely a challenge. I am away from all my friends back in Syracuse and was thrown into the world of bright lights, famous people, and lots and a lots […]

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Stay in LA LA Land

Stay in LA LA Land

By Shuyi Jin

I’ve been LA a few times as a visitor, seeing the entertainment world from the outsider’s point of view and admiring everything about it, but SULA gives me the opportunity to dive into the industry and see the real world. The orientation week was like pouring information toward me, showing how awesome about this city […]

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LA or Abroad?

LA or Abroad?

By Kaitlyn Leonard

Throughout this whole process of applying and coming to Los Angeles with SULA, the one question I keep being asked is why I decided to come here in place of going abroad. Although I don’t have a comparison, there are a ton of reasons why I don’t regret coming to LA (in the short time […]

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LA: Everything you could ever dream of!

LA: Everything you could ever dream of!

By Katie Agretelis

I’m a computer art and animation major from a small town in Massachusetts. For my whole life, I’ve been sure that I wouldn’t ever want to live in a city for many reasons. Cities have always felt so overstimulating and cluttered, cold and anonymous and gray to me. A fact of life is that there […]

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