A new fund that will help Ryerson University increase accessibility for students with disabilities, Aboriginal youth and international students is being set in motion this month. Mohamed Lachemi made the announcement on Friday afternoon after his installation as Ryerson’s ninth president and vice-chancellor. In his speech, Lachemi emphasized a future for Ryerson based on strong, strategic partnerships, innovation and an […]
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“Imagine you don’t see your parents for more than one year, then you get a call saying your father just passed away.”
Tamar Aladdin wanted to interact with international students on campus. Aladdin, a second-year economics student, thought he’d be able to exchange language skills and learn about different cultures. But when he sought advice on how to do this on the public forum Reddit, he was shocked by the responses. “International students will quickly find people of their own ethnicity to […]
A new report released by the Task Force on Graduate Education calls on Ryerson’s administration to introduce a scholarship to bridge the gap between domestic and international student’s tuition. The 13-paged report titled, “Recommendations of the Task Force on Graduate Education Administration and Delivery,” was submitted this fall and overseen by Ryerson’s provost and vice-president academic Mohamed […]
In a move to boost Canada’s brand as an education destination, the federal government is making plans to see the number of international students almost double in less than 10 years. But Sheldon Levy said increasing the number of international students could displace Canadian applicants in Ryerson’s case. “Even though it might be the fiscally smart thing to do for […]