Post Tagged with: "stress"

Students studying in the SLC. (Danielle Lee)

Procrastination? No Problem

By: Danielle Lee and Amira Zubairi With only one month left of the semester, students are feeling the pressure of upcoming deadlines. If you haven’t started that assignment due next week, now’s a perfect time. Tonight, Ryerson Library and Student Learning Centre are joining force to host the annual Long Night Against Procrastination, an all-night study marathon held at the SLC. […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, News
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In brief: Mental health affects students’ academics, says health report

By Robyn Fiorda & Shaian Martin The start of a new semester can be an exciting time for many students. However, stress and anxiety are among top factors affecting university students’ academic performance. According to a 2016 National College Health Assessment by the Canadian Association of Universities and Colleges, stress and anxiety are among top factors affecting university students’ academic […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News
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EXCLUSIVE: University set to introduce online mental health platform to students

Ryerson students will soon have access to an online therapy tool to better manage their mental health. The program is called WellTrack. WellTrack is meant to help users through computerized cognitive behavioural therapy. The platform tracks moods through diary entries and provides personalized therapy through an activity scheduler or relaxation exercises. “You log in and use it, and it provides […]

Illustration by Lillian Greenblatt.

Opinion: Worried about grad? Don’t stress

Post-graduation stress is real, but you’re not the only one experiencing it.

by Christina Botticchio· · Opinion
Colouring makes a comeback

Colouring makes a comeback

Latest trend brings out the inner child but requires better fine motor skills.

by Charlotte Arnold· · Arts & Life
Fourth-year student Daniel hosts a stress management workshop (Fatima Syed / Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson sociology student hosts workshop to keep stress at bay

Anxiety and tensions run high among many university students during this stressful time of year. Similar thoughts are silently shared: “I can’t do this. I’m not good enough. My classmates are all smarter than me.” It’s something fourth-year Ryerson student Daniel Fernandez-Palmieri is all too familiar with and it’s what inspired him to organize the Surviving to Thriving workshop for […]

by Fatima Syed· · Features
Students take a “paws” with therapy dogs

Students take a “paws” with therapy dogs

Over 260 students attended the therapy dogs event that took place in the lower gym yesterday. Students petted and interacted with dogs to relieve some stress. This is the fourth event hosted by the Access Centre, Ryerson security and the counselling centre, since starting back in October 2013.

by Tanya Cruz· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Four-legged therapists

Four-legged therapists

Furry four-legged pooches are coming back to campus Thursday. Certified therapy dogs will be on site for students to pet and interact with in hopes of relieving some built-up stress. This is the fourth event hosted by the Access Centre, Ryerson security and the Counselling Centre since October of last year. Bronwyn Dickson, a counsellor at Ryerson and one of […]

by Tanya Cruz· · Arts & Life, Health, Top stories
Ryerson’s missed assignment policy is doing more harm than good

Ryerson’s missed assignment policy is doing more harm than good

The guilty-until-proven-innocent policy Ryerson has in place for a missed assignment is failing students with mental health concerns. A missed exam or assignment due to illness must be accounted for with a Ryerson Medical Certificate with proper letterhead, filled out by the student’s doctor within three days of the due date. A common cold is rarely an acceptable excuse. This […]

by Emily Westover· · Editorial, Opinion