Ryerson is well-positioned to weather government funding changes: Levy

A new policy from the provincial government could force universities to cut some programs, but Ryerson president Sheldon Levy isn’t worried. A confidential draft of the policy sent to post-secondary institutions leaked last week, and the so-called ‘differentiation’ policy will require universities and colleges to focus on strengths, though possibly at the expense of weaker programs. Post-secondary education funding in […]

by Stephanie Chan· · News

Report: Tuition still on the rise

In less than the time it takes to finish a four-year degree, tuition will increase by 13 per cent, according to a recent study released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Rising tuition is nothing new, but the steep increase means annual average fees will move from $6,610 to an estimated $7,437 by fall 2016. “As funding for post-secondary […]

by Kim Brown· · News, On Campus

Ryerson’s food bank sees “huge jump” in use

Reporting and editing by Lee Marshall Camerawork by Marie Alcober and Amir P. Tabrizian-pour Food bank use in Toronto’s city core has decreased to pre-recession levels, according to a report released Tuesday by Daily Bread Food Bank. But more people are using Ryerson’s student-run food bank, the Community Food Room. Drew Silverthorn, Community Food Room assistant, says the “huge jump” in […]

by Lee Marshall· · News, On Campus

High Hoops: Rams men’s basketball team preparing for the new season

by Kim Brown· · Basketball, News, Sports
Skating into a dilemma at the MAC

Skating into a dilemma at the MAC

Andrew Castaneda often finds himself running to the rink at the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) to play shinny on Tuesdays for an hour. Because once the one-hour window is up, the rink is closed to students to allow the Ryerson Rams’ hockey teams to practise, giving little time for non-Rams students like Castaneda to use the facilities. “If the general […]

by Jessica Vitullo· · News, On Campus, Sports
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