Post Tagged with: "Competition"

Toronto Mayor John Tory at the Impact Challenge. (Jessica Vomiero/Ryersonian Staff)

DMZ alumni startup wins big with Google

A tech company that was born in Ryerson University’s DMZ has received $750,000 from Google for its digital education technology.

Enactus Ryerson is changing the world one competition at a time

Enactus Ryerson is changing the world one competition at a time

Last Year, Enactus Ryerson placed second overall at Nationals. This year, they’re ready for the challenge.

Ryerson’s Mars rover is up for the challenge

Ryerson’s Mars rover is up for the challenge

The Ryerson Rams Robotics are going to the 2017 University Rover Challenge in Utah this summer with their Mars rover to compete against 35 other universities.

The other finalists congratulate Christa Plumley on her first place win in Ryerson’s Next Top Speaker competition. (Sarah Jackson/Ryersonian Staff)

UPDATED: Speaking from the heart

Ryerson’s Next Top Speaker competition brought both tears and laughter on the topic of “what if?”

by Jennifer Ferreira· · News, On Campus, students
Carter Grant in the Rogers Communications Centre. (Yasmin Arnaout/Ryersonian Staff)

Student wins competition aimed at promoting sales jobs

Carter Grant wins big with his authentic approach to business.

by Brooklyn Pinheiro· · career, jobs, News, Off Campus, students
Ryerson's Aero Design team's plane from the Society of Automotive Engineers' Aero Design Series in Texas last week (Courtesy Ryan Long)

Ryerson’s plane builders fly high at the SAEs

Ryerson’s own Aero Design team competed at the Society of Automotive Engineers’ Aero Design Series in Texas last weekend.

by Lauren Malyk· · News, Off Campus
More than just robots

More than just robots

Over 800 high school students spent their time fixing, testing and battling robots over the weekend of March 10 to 12.

The StackFarm team accepting their award. (Courtesy Canadian University of Dubai)

Ryerson student group introduces new farming technique

Ryerson students from across a number of faculties came together to give Dubai a farming option that would work in its climate. They competed against other teams and came back winners.

The winning ‘idea’ for accessible living space

The winning ‘idea’ for accessible living space

Ryerson interior design and engineering students worked together to design spaces for those living with paraplegia at this year’s Interior Design and Engineering Affiliation (IDEA) competition. On Oct. 8, over 90 students were given six hours to design a two-storey living space in the form of a floor plan and virtual prototype. The students had to create a design that […]

by Robyn Fiorda· · News
Unlikely dancer hopes to lead Rams to new heights

Unlikely dancer hopes to lead Rams to new heights

Sacha Lank didn’t start off as a dancer, but the 20-year-old is back for a third consecutive season — her second as captain — of the Ryerson Rams Dance Pak.   The team kicked off a new season this week, hoping to build on their second place finish at last year’s Flashdance University Challenge. For Lank, who is also a […]

by Neha Karamchandani· · Arts & Life, Performance Arts
From left-to-right: Jesse Berger, Krysten Connely and Saad Rahman. (Courtesy of Suelan Toye)

Ryerson MBA team wins international competition

Three Ryerson MBA students won top prize and People’s Choice award at an online international investment case study competition last week. Ryerson MBA students Jesse Berger, Krysten Connely and Saad Rahman represented Ryerson in the competition. The team submitted a high-production video of  their case study solution to the judges in the fall of 2015. Teams were faced with the […]

Rye wins second place in competition to help Syrian refugees

Rye wins second place in competition to help Syrian refugees

“Purgatory Pilgrims,” a group of students from Ryerson, won the second-place prize of $600 for their app that provides help with language skills, job hunting and access to emergency lines.

by Christian Thomson· · Business, News
First-place winners Abil won $5,000 from the DMZ. Left to right: Abid Virani, Misha Mykitiuk, Alwar Pillai, and Graham McLaughlin. (Courtesy Laura Rossi/Ryerson)

Team wins $5,000 in DMZ ‘Hack-cessibility’ competition

One team out of eight walked away with $5,000 in a competition at the DMZ.

Engineering competition drives innovation

Engineering competition drives innovation

Over 300 students worked late into the night at the George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre on Friday – some building miniature race cars, others a machine to cut toilet paper. The student teams were competing in the junior and senior design competitions for the eighth annual Ryerson Engineering Competition (REC). This year, the competition had more participants than ever […]

Chantelle Hastick, on the left, with her 2014 leather jacket. Andrea Dineen, on the left in the second image, with her 2011 leather jacket.

Leather brings success to fashion students

  Chantelle Hastick walked home with one of the biggest cheques of her life last week. Hastick, the winner of the Danier Design Challenge, was awarded $5,000 and an oversized novelty cheque that she awkwardly carried all the way to her apartment at Queen Street and Spadina Avenue “My friend was like, ‘What are you doing? You just won $5,000, […]

MBA students (left to right) Witold Lukaszynski, Peter Myers, Candice Mullings, Angela Holzer and Sally Yip qualify for regionals in the Hult Prize competition. (Arti Panday/Ryersonian staff)

MBA students are closing in on million-dollar prize

A million dollar prize is on the line, and a group of five Ryerson MBA students are in the running to win the coveted Hult Prize competition. In order to qualify for the regional competition, the team had to submit a statement of purpose for entering the competition along with their resumes. Angela Holzer, a member of the Ryerson team […]

by Arti Panday· · News, On Campus
London’s Calling: Ryerson students win Topshop design contest

London’s Calling: Ryerson students win Topshop design contest

London was calling to four Ryerson students, whose Canadian-inspired fashion designs caught the eye of Hudson’s Bay Co. executives and British retailer Topshop. The team created a 10-piece fashion line and business plan for Topshop to enter the Canadian market, and won a trip across the pond to present it. “It was a really great experience … it makes you […]

by Kelsey Rolfe· · Arts & Life, Fashion
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