RyersonianTV: Morning Update for April 13, 2018

RyersonianTV: Morning Update for April 13, 2018

Ryersonian TV: Morning Update can be seen live on Facebook, weekdays at 10 a.m. This newscast is produced by final year students at the Ryerson School of Journalism.

Photo by Ryan Tuchow (Ryersonian file photo)

International student recruitment equals big bucks for RU

The provincial government is changing how it funds post-secondary institutions, leading Ryerson to put a focus on recruiting international students. Since Ontario universities can charge international student significantly more tuition fees and funding will no longer be based on higher domestic student enrolment, Ryerson has an incentive to enrol more international students, experts say. “There’s no incentive to decrease international […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Business, News, On Campus
The Student Learning Centre at Ryerson University. (Courtesy of Alex Guibord via Flickr Creative Commons)

Student societies control more than $2 million

Together, the six faculty student societies are now controlling more funds than the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU). Most often, student societies collect student levies and additional funding from their respective deans’ offices to pay for events like orientation. They also distribute funding to student groups. Together, the Ryerson Communication and Design Society (RCDS), Ryerson Engineering Student Society (RESS), Ryerson Science […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Business, News
Pride TO executive director Olivia Nuamah says she is happy with the TPS's decision to withdraw from the parade. Photo by Anna Cianni

Police not marching, Pride exec hopes for better relationship

Olivia Nuamah, Pride Toronto executive director, hopes the relationship between Toronto’s LGBTQ community and police service will one day mend and officers can once again march in uniform in the city’s annual Pride Parade. However, that day has not yet arrived. “Ideally, (the relationship) … would be to the point where the uniform wouldn’t represent the same thing because they […]

by Anna Cianni· · News
Photo by Maggie Macintosh

Ryerson endowment fund beating its benchmark

  By Bianca Bharti and Laura Howells The university’s endowment fund — which it uses to pay out scholarships, for example — outperformed its benchmark by more than two per cent last year. The university’s $130-million endowment fund, managed by Fiera Capital Corp., returned 10.3 per cent last year. Dan Hallett, an independent analyst and vice-president at HighView financial group said […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Business, News
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