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Jackson and Yousefian getting married at city hall. Courtesy Samatha Jackson

Ryerson Lifeline Syria halfway to goal with more than $1 million received

Ryerson Lifeline Syria and other universities have reached the halfway goal mark to sponsor 75 refugee families to Canada.

by Kathryn-Lynn Raskina· · News, On Campus, students
The RSU operates out of the Student Campus Centre (Ryersonian file photo)

RSU budget documents reveal massive deficits in last two years

The RSU has published its line-by-line budget for this and the last two years after years of financial secrecy.

by Ryersonian Staff· · On Campus, Politics
A Syrian parent and child at the Macedonian border in September. (Freedom House / Creative Commons)

Ryerson’s Lifeline Syria Challenge doubles sponsorship quota for refugees

Ryerson University is taking a lead in post-secondary efforts to help Syrian refugees come to Canada. Over the summer, the university launched the Lifeline Syria Challenge, partnering with Toronto’s Lifeline Syria organization that helps facilitate private sponsorship of Syrian refugees in the GTA, and support for the university’s initiative is still growing. “It is what Ryerson does,” said Wendy Cukier, […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus