Post Tagged with: "International"

Silvia Maresca.  Photo credits: Robert Mackenzie.

6 exchange students discuss campus culture shock

With files from Robert Mackenzie. Students from all over the world come to Ryerson University to experience life and education on a Canadian campus. The Ryersonian sat down with six new exchange students to discuss their first week on campus. Anne-Lise Lambert Business and marketing, École Supérieure de Commerce de Rennes, Rennes, France “I came here because … Canadians are […]

by Kayla Kuefler· · News, Top stories
Eiffel to CN: Cross country’s Rémi Catteau details his transition from France

Eiffel to CN: Cross country’s Rémi Catteau details his transition from France

Remi Catteau missed tryouts for Ryerson Rams soccer. He missed them by half a month, to be exact. Understandable, considering he came from France. “So I wanted to do sports and I saw the list of sports proposed and cross country was one that could be interesting,” Catteau said. Catteau is one of three international athletes who qualified for the […]

by Jordan Mady· · Sports
Natasha Gan at her home in Indonesia. (Courtesy of Natasha Gan/Ryersonian Staff)

Life as an international student in Toronto at Ryerson University

I was born and raised in Indonesia but in the fall of 2011, I moved to Toronto to become a Ryerson student. I had just turned 17 and it hadn’t sunk in how big of a deal the move was and how important it was to be mentally prepared. I’ve been speaking English since I could speak my own mother […]

by Natasha Gan· · Voices
African partnership in the works for TRSM

African partnership in the works for TRSM

The future of some Ted Rogers School of Management (TRSM) students could be in Africa, as the business school is seeking to solidify a strategic partnership with universities on the continent. TRSM dean Steven Murphy visited universities in Kenya, Rwanda and South Africa last month, discussing potential partnership opportunities for Ryerson’s business school. Murphy says that the partnership with an […]

by Jessica Lepore· · News, On Campus
More residence rooms urged for exchange students

More residence rooms urged for exchange students

By Tamara Sestanj and Alvina Siddiqui Ryerson International, in collaboration with faculty exchange coordinators, is concerned about the housing shortage for exchange students. The new residence buildings that are to be built are under consideration as a solution. They have not yet contacted administration, according to Suhair Deeb, international mobility co-ordinator at Ryerson International. “But that will be a long discussion […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News
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Teen vote: age of majority around the world

Thursday, Sept. 18 will be the first time 16 and 17-year-olds will be able to vote in a Commonwealth country when they vote in Scotland’s referendum. Canadians must be at least 18 to vote — before 1970, you had to be 21. Daniel Rueben, an associate professor of politics at Ryerson, says at that time, a lower voting age was […]

by Beth Bowers· · News, Off Campus
Yana Kachaluba is a Ukrainian student at Ryerson.

Surviving a faraway war

  A Ukrainian-born Ryerson student is struggling to maintain normalcy in the face of conflict in her home country, where her relatives still live. Yana Kachaluba says she has grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins living in Ukraine, where war looms after after a week of the worst violence since a promising ceasefire between the government and pro-Russian rebels in early September quickly apart. Despite parliament voting […]

by Gina Wicentowich· · Features, News, On Campus, Top stories