Third-year Ryerson student Musa Raveendran didn’t realize being an uncle would add value to his resumé. But with the help of Student Life’s new program “Level Up,” Raveendran said the program helped him recognize the valuable transferable skills, such as organization, time management and innovation, he’s developed through being an uncle. “Using these various forms of documentation, I was able […]
By Alexis Perikleous and Victoria McMurchy Despite Toronto’s growing opioid crisis, neither Ryerson security nor residence officials have been given the easy-to-use antidote that could prevent overdose deaths. Kits containing that antidote – naloxone – are not being made available, according to university president Mohamed Lachemi. “Our staff is really trained to deal with emergency situations,” said Lachemi in an […]
Ryerson’s urban farm and environmental green roof is on a mission to grow food to feed the city. The Andrew and Valerie Pringle environmental green roof can be found on top of the George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre. On any given day, you can find students and staff harvesting the garden while surrounded by the constant construction of […]
The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) has announced the first festival of the year and it comes with an apology. Miguel, DJ Infinity and Jayemkayem were announced Wednesday morning as performers for the festival, named Sundown. They round out Joey Bada$$, The Skins, Sean Leon and The Sorority, who were among the first acts released on Monday at sundown, 7:36 p.m. The […]
Students and faculty from Ryerson University gathered at Sunnybrook Hospital on Saturday to visit RTA professor Dana Lee. The popular professor, who is currently receiving medical treatment, is no longer able to teach at Ryerson. Supporters said they were pleasantly surprised when Lee came outside to speak with the group. Laura Dittmann, a former RTA student, was in attendance on […]
Ryerson University president Mohamed Lachemi says a plaque recognizing Indigenous people will be added to the controversial Egerton Ryerson statue. The campus statue has been the centre of controversy for years. Ryerson, the educator for whom the university is named, played a part in the establishment of the residential school system. Petitions have been created for the statue’s removal, but […]
Ryerson University has changed the way campus residence rooms are assigned to include all gender identities. This is the first year incoming students had the opportunity to choose an all-gender housing option on their residence applications. This means that they could be paired with students of a different gender identity. Students were also not required to indicate their gender unless […]
Ryerson University president Mohamed Lachemi says plans to expand a campus to Brampton will mark a new and exciting direction for the school. Lachemi told the Ryersonian Monday that a proposal for a shared campus with Sheridan College is not just a way to deal with the space crunch that Ryerson’s downtown Toronto campus faces. He said it also sets […]
For the first time in a decade, Toronto students are seeking a new post-secondary Metropass deal. Student unions at University of Toronto, Ryerson, OCAD University and George Brown College are campaigning for a transit “U-Pass,” which would be paid for in ancillary fees every semester. The pass, if implemented, would be cheaper than the current post-secondary Metropass that the TTC […]
There’s a new way for students to explore Toronto and get from the Sally Horsfall Eaton Centre to a Ted Rogers School of Management class on time: Dropbike. The Canadian bike rental start-up launched around 20 bikes at Ryerson on Labour Day weekend. “Students live a very active lifestyle,” said Dropbike business development and government affairs manager Emmett Meacher. “Dropbike […]
Whether you live on- or off-campus, every student should try to find ways to save money while going to school. If you live on-campus, chances are you can cut the cost of your living expenses with a meal plan, the nearby campus store and having roommates willing to split the costs of household items. If you live off-campus, things […]
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By: Maggie Macintosh and Victoria McMurchy Beer is a few steps closer to Pitman Hall. Metro now sells alcohol from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays. “I think people will just get fucked up because it’s right beside us and Metro is open pretty late,” said bio-medical engineering student Binh […]
FCAD is in the beginning stages of planning a building to support indigenous artists.
Senior-year Ryerson students say their proposal for sustainable campus T-shirts is a realistic possibility.
RyersonianTV: Ryerson’s Image Centre gets a makeover, the university plays host to a curling championship, and more
This week, Ryerson begins its redecoration of the Image Centre, curling’s finest participated in the WestJet Players’ Championship hosted at the MAC, and so much more.
From our April 6 broadcast, Justin Bellmore reports on the controversy around the Ryerson student film, “As Niagara Falls.”
The Ryerson University Hip-Hop Union wants to grow its Ryerson presence.
Two of our reporters take you on a tour of Ryerson’s commuter hostel.
Fourth-year film studies student Hanna Jovin is the director of her thesis project, Erika, a short film about her grandmother in Bosnia during the Second World War.
On Tuesday, women wore red to protest the wage gap. April 11 marks the day women must work until each year to earn the same amount that men make in just 12 months.
” … I like this tension between the known and the unknown, and that’s what I play on in my collection a little bit.”
What students owe when they leave school affects not only them, but also the economy, according to the Canadian Federation of Students.
Ryerson University currently has the highest total number of student sugar baby signups in 2017 so far.
The donation will be matched by Ryerson University.
A tech company that was born in Ryerson University’s DMZ has received $750,000 from Google for its digital education technology.
Film studies alumnus Andrew Munger said asking students to take down Ryerson logo is “disgusting.”
Students will be able to voluntarily input and update their information at any time.
RyersonianTV: Niagara Falls mayor comments on controversial student video, number of U.S. applicants on the rise, and more
This week, the Ryersonian speaks with Niagara Falls mayor Jim Diodati about a controversial documentary produced by students, the number of U.S. applicants to the university is up 60 per cent, and so much more.
Dara Jarallah and Ameer Asghar hope their wins expand the reach of their businesses.
6 Fest, the Wellness Centre and $1.2 million deficit: RSU questioned by students at annual general meeting
The meeting did not reach quorum but the 35 Ryerson students who attended the RSU’s annual general meeting questioned the board’s decisions.
Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, indigenous scholar, writer and artist speaks to the Ryersonian about joining Ryerson as distinguished visiting professor.
As Ryerson’s school of urban planning cancels its U.S. trips, a Muslim urban planning student tells her story.
“Everyday, somebody’s life is being changed and the real tragedy is all the people who don’t get that chance.”
Newly appointed minister Indira Naidoo-Harris also wants more women named to provincial agencies.
Graduate students say they want to represent themselves, and not rely on the RSU.
Members of the RSU have teamed up with Students Supporting Israel to support Jewish students on campus.
Ryerson is hiring a crisis communications officer, but that doesn’t mean there’s reason to panic, according to Michael Forbes, group director of communications at the university.
The university provided about $6.2 million in SAG funding for 2016-2017, up 20 per cent from 2015-2016.
In a recent report released by Ryerson’s Board of Governors, a 2015 study found that 57 per cent of Ryerson students graduated with debt.
Some students and parents will be affected by the federal government’s decision to axe the transit credit.
UPDATED: Ryerson president apologizes for use of logo, not students’ work, in video criticizing Niagara Falls
Ryerson University president Mohamed Lachemi apologized for the use of the university’s logo in a video made by students of the School of Image Arts, not the film itself, he clarified in an interview with the Ryersonian today.
Ryerson’s first ever Style Expo gave students the chance to relax, and brand representatives the chance to bring in new clientele.
The Board of Governors plans to increase student grant amounts by 50 per cent for the rest of this year, among other things.
For low-income students, the dream of a university education will soon come without the burden of debt, thanks to the new Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) strategy.
Ryerson has one of the lowest overall tuition fees in Ontario, after factoring in ancillary and student union fees.
Ryerson held its first ever death café last Thursday evening. The event drew in people from a range of programs and aimed to erase the unease that often comes with talking about the end of life.
This week, the Board of Governors meeting took place, Ryerson announced plans to introduce a survey to collect race-based data on students, and so much more.