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Andrei Khramtsov started his own tutoring website, Tutorical. (Leslie Walker / Ryersonian Staff)

Stuck on studying? Help is just a click away.

Andrei Khramtsov, like many students, turned to online tutoring services for some extra help in his studies. The Ryerson aerospace engineering student quickly grew frustrated with websites that control the tutors’ payment process and didn’t offer reliable reviews of tutors. Khramtsov, 22, decided to use his web-design experience to create Tutorical, a website that helps students connect to knowledgeable and […]

by Jackie Hunter· · News, On Campus, students
The glass panels have recently been added to the outside of the Student Learning Centre. (Leslie Walker / Ryersonian Staff)

Student Learning Centre on track for 2015

The supporting structure of Ryerson’s Student Learning Centre (SLC) is nearly done and the glass panels have started to arrive. According to Ryerson, construction is on schedule and the seven-storey building should be ready to open by January 2015. The centre is located on the site of the famous Sam the Record Man, on the northeast corner of Yonge and […]

by Kelly McDowell· · News, On Campus, students
Ryerson student Barbara Lukasz created her own non-profit organization, the Random Acts of Kindness Project. (David Owen / Ryersonian Staff)

Student RAK-tivist on mission of kindness

When Barbara Lukasz asked her friends to spend a Sunday afternoon handing out lunches to homeless people in Toronto, she had no idea that what was meant to be a photography project would blossom into an opportunity to bring a little more kindness into the world. Lukasz, a second-year English student at Ryerson, is the founder of The Random Acts […]

by David Owen· · News, On Campus, students
New Democrat tables a bill to give unpaid interns more protection

New Democrat tables a bill to give unpaid interns more protection

An Ontario member of provincial parliament is calling for serious changes to regulations surrounding unpaid internships. New Democrat Jonah Schein tabled a private member’s bill last week at Queen’s Park that would amend the Employment Standards Act (ESA) – the law that regulates work hours, minimum wage and workplace safety. If passed, the bill would see unpaid interns receive increased […]

by Dana Roberts· · News, students
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University of Windsor launches investigation after anti-Israeli referendum

University of Windsor officials are investigating complaints about the referendum process within the school’s student union after it passed a controversial Israeli boycott earlier this month. The Boycott, Divestments and Sanctions (BDS) referendum, voted in by students on March 1, is a global campaign that asks companies, individuals and governments to halt economic and cultural relationships with companies that produce […]

by Lauren Fogazzi· · News, students
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