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Questions are being raised about the implementation of Ontario’s $1.7 million investment. (Ryersonian Archive)

How the 2016 Ontario budget affects you

While free tuition for students from low-income families may be the highlight from the 2016 Ontario budget delivered Feb. 25, it’s not the only aspect of the budget that will affect students. From booze in grocery stores to an increase in cigarette taxes, here are some of the ways the 346-page spending plan could affect you: If you’re looking for […]

by Allison Ridgway· · News, Off Campus
The trouble with not recognizing Canadian newcomer credentials

The trouble with not recognizing Canadian newcomer credentials

Ryerson University professors Usha George and John Shields shared some insight on this issue, and the potential consequences.  Three immigrants, including one Syrian refugee, share their struggles to employment here in Canada.

by Darsha Jethava· · News
Part-time job search kicks off for the new school year

Part-time job search kicks off for the new school year

As students search for ways to make ends meet for the new school year, the Ryerson Career Centre is trying to help. The centre last week organized the annual part-time jobs career fair that was aimed at helping students trying to gain work experience and earn some income at the same time.

by Veronica Cusi· · Business, Videos
Your barista may just have the answers for the most pressing issues facing the world today. (Courtesy of Creative Commons)

The hidden advantage of post-secondary education: society has better baristas than ever

They say that our generation, often dubbed the millenials, is the most educated in history. This is especially true in our society, where the merits of a long and successful education are practically jammed down our throats since birth. And there are definitely advantages to an outrageously over-educated generation. It’s common knowledge that all the 20-somethings wandering around out there […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial
Emilie Cushman, co-founder of Kira Talent, at her company's Digital Media Zone headquarters. (Emma Childs/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson DMZ: Changing the future of job interviews

Sitting behind her desk in Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone, Emilie Cushman exudes confidence. The 23-year-old entrepreneur speaks with passion, conviction and enthusiasm. It’s easy to capture her personality within seconds, and this is exactly what her software, Kira Talent, intends to do. Using their video-interviewing  software, Kira Talent, Cushman and business partner Konrad Listwan-Ciesielski plan to revolutionize the interview process […]

by Emma Childs· · Features, Top stories
VIDEO: Professor Fei Song on what makes women compete at work

VIDEO: Professor Fei Song on what makes women compete at work

Reporter Kim Brown speaks with professor Fei Song about her new study, “How competitive are female professionals? A tale of identity conflict.” The study examines why there are still so few women holding top positions in the workplace. It was done in collaboration with University of Guelph economics professor Bram Cadsby and University of Canterbury professor Maroš Servátka.

by Lee Marshall· · RyersonianTV, Videos, Webcasts