Post Tagged with: "Magnet"

Tim Rose, Diversity Project Lead, working with his service dog.(Lindsay Sganga/Ryersonian Staff)

Seeing the ability in disability: Magnet removing employment barriers

Job-searching is a difficult task, but for those living with a disability, it can be nearly impossible. A Ryerson startup is trying to change that by matching people with disabilities with interested employers. Magnet, which started out of Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone (DMZ), has launched the Disability Discovery Project (DDP), a program that aims to remove employment barriers for those […]

by Rebecca Goss· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
Ryerson University and Tangerine Bank have officially launched the Thinkcubator on Feb. 23.

Ryerson launches new Tangerine Thinkubator

Ryerson University and Tangerine Bank announced a joint partnership Feb. 23 to officially launch the new Ryerson Tangerine Thinkubator. The “Thinkubator” is the latest addition to Ryerson’s growing fleet of startup zones, like the DMZ and the Transmedia Zone. This incubator will focus on, but not limit itself to, startups creating tools that could benefit financial technology companies. Examples would […]

The RSU holds up sign about student debt during Magnet launch. (Laura Calabrese?Ryersonian Staff)

UPDATED: Province, job portal react after RSU members crash event

An online job portal and the provincial government have responded after Ryerson Students’ Union members interrupted a joint event on Wednesday. Magnet Today’s head says he understands the students’ point of view when they stormed the stage to speak out against high tuition fees but did not voice support for their cause. “We’re at an university, and everybody has a right to express their opinions,” […]