By Isabelle Docto and Robyn Fiorda Ryerson’s new Science Discovery Zone (SDZ) will have a new home in the Centre for Urban Innovation (CUI) thanks to today’s provincial and federal funding announcement. Bill Morneau, Canada’s minister of finance, announced today that Ryerson will receive more than $30 million of federal infrastructure funding. Another $4.7 million will come from the province. […]
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced this afternoon that Ryerson will receive more than $30 million of federal infrastructure funding. MPP for Trinity-Spadina Han Dong also announced that Ryerson will receive an additional $4.7 million from the province bringing the total to $36.6 million. The announcement was made Thursday afternoon at Ryerson’s Launch Zone as part of the government’s Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic […]
Faculty of Arts students vote in favour of $30 annual fee to fund Ryerson Arts Society. The science society’s referendum for funding did not pass.
Science has become a major election issue for students, researchers and scientists across Canada, with many criticizing the Conservative government for cuts to funding.
The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) has increased grant funding for student groups by more than tenfold, and is now approving applications for as much as $3,000 per semester.
Ryerson researchers are homing in on what makes the best conditions for growing weed. A small research team from Ryerson is working with a publicly traded medical marijuana harvester and supplier to determine the best kind of light for growing premium pot. “We looked at how light can affect yield, how light can affect potencies,” said Steve Naraine, a Ryerson […]
Renata Meconse once dreamed of enrolling in Ryerson University’s journalism program. But the mother of three rapidly woke up. “The cost of living is higher there. It’s very hard for a First Nations person to move to one of the big cities for university,” she says. Meconse, 35, had to take what was available to her. She was lucky enough […]
For the second consecutive year, four words have been sending Ryerson students into anxious fits. “School must confirm enrolment.” Those are the words that appear on one’s personal Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) homepage when they have filed all their required paperwork, but still require confirmation from a post-secondary school that they are, in fact, a student. And for the […]
By Amal Ahmed Albaz It’s hard to believe September is almost over. But it’s especially hard for the approximately 30 per cent of students still waiting for their OSAP payments. “I have to pay for rent and, since I’m unable to, I’m borrowing money from my aunt until I get the money,” said third-year political science student, Alana Alonzo. As […]