Articles by: Patricia Karounos

International Student Support wins three CBIE awards

International Student Support wins three CBIE awards

Ryerson won three Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) Excellence Awards last week, including a student who won an award for her work to reduce the stigma around mental health for international students. The awards were announced Oct. 11, recognizing people or groups with a commitment to international education. The CBIE is a not-for-profit that supports global learning, including international […]

by Patricia Karounos· · News
The RAC will no longer be offering towel service to members. (Ryersonian Archive)

RAC members hung out to dry

Students hoping to dry off after their workout at the Ryerson Athletic Centre (RAC) may have to start bringing their own towels. As of Oct. 31, the RAC will end towel service after their laundry equipment broke down early in the summer. According to Anthony Seymour, the manager of recreation, brand new equipment would mean having to renovate the aging infrastructure […]

by Patricia Karounos· · News
The EASI pilot will test what students are learning outside of their program basics. (Ryersonian Archive)

New provincial pilot will test the value of your education

Students wondering if they’re developing the basic skills employers look for can soon take a test to find out. Ryerson has volunteered to participate in a pilot project next fall created by the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO). The project evaluates the numeracy, literacy and problem solving skills of first-year and graduating post-secondary students. Called the Essential Adult […]

by Patricia Karounos· · News
A survey released in 2013 by Harris Interactive showed that about 60 per cent of TV streamers binge-watched shows. (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Best new TV shows to help Ryerson students procrastinate

The beginning of a school year means a change in schedule, more stress and finding different ways to avoid it all. Luckily, September also brings in the fall TV season that’s packed with shows, including old and new, to love and love-to-hate. But which shows debuting this fall are worth checking out? The Ryersonian has you covered. 1. For when you […]

by Patricia Karounos· · Arts & Life, Film & Television
Ryersonian Archive File

UPDATED: Student leaders say Ryerson’s sexual violence policy isn’t reaching all students

Ryerson student leaders agree with administration that the new Sexual Violence Policy is raising awareness on campus, but worry that the message isn’t reaching the average student. Tamara Jones, vice-president equity at the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU), said she notices more awareness of the policy, but only among students actively involved in the Ryerson community. “Some students do know [about […]

by Patricia Karounos· · News, On Campus
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