Articles by: Sharnelle Kan

Chang School launches TED talk-style conference

Chang School launches TED talk-style conference

(Video produced by Ashani Jodha)  The Chang School wants to talk about the next step in education. The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education has launched ChangSchoolTalks 2015, their own version of TED Talks. Their first event was held on Feb. 19, titled Digital Learning Reimagined. Six speakers took to the stage to discuss trends in educational technology and […]

by Sharnelle Kan· · News, On Campus
Ryerson Futures to help immigrant entrepreneurs through Start-Up Visa Program

Ryerson Futures to help immigrant entrepreneurs through Start-Up Visa Program

The Canadian government has approved a business incubator program affiliated with Ryerson University’s Digital Media Zone (DMZ) to foster international entrepreneurs. Ryerson Futures Inc. (RFI) is now a part of the government’s Start-Up Visa Program which selects talented entrepreneurs from around the world and helps accelerate their businesses while providing them a Canadian visa. The five-year pilot program is designed […]

by Sharnelle Kan· · News
Explore more of Toronto this weekend by checking out these events. (Ryersonian Staff)

UPDATED: Levy says CBC report on sexual assault compares “apples to oranges”

Ryerson president Sheldon Levy said Monday that Ryerson may not have the highest rate of sexual assaults of all Canadian universities, as the CBC reported. The report compares “apples to oranges,” Levy says. Ryerson is simply better at reporting sexual assaults than other schools. “We try to encourage as best we can the reporting of these incidents.” The CBC News […]

by Sharnelle Kan· · News, On Campus, Top stories
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Mass Exodus goes digital with new e-commerce app

For the first time ever, Ryerson’s student-run fashion show, Mass Exodus, will be offering an e-commerce platform through its app where attendees can purchase clothing, accessories and books produced by the fourth-year fashion design and fashion communication students. Robert Ott, chair of the school of fashion, said the idea stemmed from previous years when students’ designs were not for sale […]

by Sharnelle Kan· · Arts & Life, Fashion, Media
Transform RU is running against the Unite Ryerson slate during this year's RSU elections. (Courtesy Facebook)

Transform RU runs against Unite Ryerson in RSU elections

For the first time in years, there is organized opposition to Unite Ryerson, the group that has long controlled most executive positions on the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU). Transform RU is a group of 25 students running for all RSU positions in the upcoming election. The RSU domination by Unite Ryerson candidates spawned the idea for Transform RU, says one […]

by Sharnelle Kan· · News, On Campus, Top stories
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