Around Campus: Jan. 27 – Feb. 2


The Sears Atrium of the George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre, 245 Church Street

For the sports fan:

Come down to the Ram in the Rye tonight (Monday, Jan 27) at 7:30 p.m. and support the Toronto Raptors as they take on the Brooklyn Nets in an away game. There’ll be big screen TVs, $6 pints and a chance to win a pair of home tickets four times a month courtesy of Miller Genuine Draft and the Ram. What more could you ask for on a Monday?

For the young professional:

In association with Career & Employer Partnerships, Ted Rogers School of Management hosts the Business Career Fair-Retail Industry on Jan. 28. From 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on floors seven to nine of TRSM, students can meet with a variety of potential employers to learn about skills, educational requirements, and culture of corporate life. Registration is free.

For the politically-minded:

Cathy Crowe moderates a discussion with NDP MP Olivia Chow and a panel of Ryerson students this Wednesday from 12-1:30 p.m. “A conversation with Olivia Chow” will be held in the Sears Atrium of the George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre. Chow will discuss her new memoir, My Journey, which follows her life from an immigrant child arriving in Canada to being elected to office. Space is limited so secure yourself a seat by emailing

For social media strategists:

Discover how Facebook and Twitter can effect your job prospects. Two workshops on Thursday, January 30, can help you become more digitally savvy.

Cher Jones of Socially Active presents Professionalism 2.0: Your Digital Identity & Personal Brand at 1 p.m. in LIB 72. Jones will explain why presenting a well-rounded knowledge of social media sites can help you in the job application process. Click here for registration information

Later in the evening, join a panel of working professionals at Recruiter Insights: How Social Media is Used to Source Talent, from 6-7:30 p.m. in KHS 335. Learn how the double-edged sword of social media can affect your fate in a job interview. Register for the event. Click here and follow the links.

For the stylishly sustainable:

Celebrate the green revolution by attending Revolution 2014, Ryerson’s eco-conscious fashion show. Designers will demonstrate how sustainable materials and techniques are being used to create on-trend styles. All proceeds for the $15 ticketed event will go to Enactus Ryerson’s Dago Project, click here to purchase. The event at Sears Atrium takes place Saturday, February 1. Doors open at  7pm.


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