Post Tagged with: "Syria"

(Courtesy Karina Kheshvajian)

One student’s journey from Aleppo to Ryerson

When Karina Kheshvajian, 22, finally arrived in Toronto, a year after leaving war-torn Syria, she had one goal: to go to Ryerson University. When her Syrian-Armenian family fled Syria in 2014, Kheshvajian was just a year away from graduating with an economics degree from the University of Aleppo. It was difficult for her to abandon her studies, so when her […]

by Katerina Georgieva· · education, Features, students
RyersonianTV: February 12, 2016 – Drake receives key to the city, full Ghomeshi recap and movie review

RyersonianTV: February 12, 2016 – Drake receives key to the city, full Ghomeshi recap and movie review

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RyersonianTV: February 11, 2016 – Live Ghomeshi trial, sharing economy panel and Harry Potter returns

RyersonianTV: February 11, 2016 – Live Ghomeshi trial, sharing economy panel and Harry Potter returns

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RyersonianTV: February 10, 2016 – Ghomeshi trial recap, MS awareness interview and Super Bowl highlights

RyersonianTV: February 10, 2016 – Ghomeshi trial recap, MS awareness interview and Super Bowl highlights

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by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV: February 5, 2016 – Ghomeshi trial, career fair and The Martian movie review

RyersonianTV: February 5, 2016 – Ghomeshi trial, career fair and The Martian movie review

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by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV: February 4, 2016 – Ghomeshi trial, Muzzo pleads guilty and Ryerson’s interior design building

RyersonianTV: February 4, 2016 – Ghomeshi trial, Muzzo pleads guilty and Ryerson’s interior design building

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RyersonianTV: February 3, 2016 – RSU member resigns, Ghomeshi trial recap and Ryerson’s Culture Jam

RyersonianTV: February 3, 2016 – RSU member resigns, Ghomeshi trial recap and Ryerson’s Culture Jam

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Rye wins second place in competition to help Syrian refugees

Rye wins second place in competition to help Syrian refugees

“Purgatory Pilgrims,” a group of students from Ryerson, won the second-place prize of $600 for their app that provides help with language skills, job hunting and access to emergency lines.

by Christian Thomson· · Business, News
RyersonianTV: January 29, 2016 – Syrian peace talk, Trudeau in La Loche and Ryerson’s photobook show

RyersonianTV: January 29, 2016 – Syrian peace talk, Trudeau in La Loche and Ryerson’s photobook show

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by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV: January 28, 2016 – Four Toronto police officers arrested, Zika outbreak and an interview with J-Soul

RyersonianTV: January 28, 2016 – Four Toronto police officers arrested, Zika outbreak and an interview with J-Soul

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by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
From left to right: Anthony Garcia, Aysha Azeez, Tayyaba Sakhi, Anna Gaber, Naser Malik, Samad Nasim.

Students help Syrian refugees with financial literacy

Enactus Ryerson has committed to providing Syrian refugees with financial literacy workshops this coming March.

by Aidan Cox· · News
RyersonianTV: January 27, 2016 – Bell Let’s Talk, Holocaust remembrance, French minister resigns

RyersonianTV: January 27, 2016 – Bell Let’s Talk, Holocaust remembrance, French minister resigns

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by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV: January 22, 2016 — The falling dollar for international students’ tuition, TTC budget cuts, Gregory Elliott’s non-guilty ruling

RyersonianTV: January 22, 2016 — The falling dollar for international students’ tuition, TTC budget cuts, Gregory Elliott’s non-guilty ruling

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by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV: December 3, 2015 – RSU firing sparks outrage, Ryersonian’s mental health series, Britain sends jets to Syria

RyersonianTV: December 3, 2015 – RSU firing sparks outrage, Ryersonian’s mental health series, Britain sends jets to Syria

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by Lindsay Smith· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV: November 26, 2015 – Sheldon Levy’s farewell party, medical marijuana approved in public places, Germany sends war jets to Syria

RyersonianTV: November 26, 2015 – Sheldon Levy’s farewell party, medical marijuana approved in public places, Germany sends war jets to Syria

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by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
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
RyersonianTV: November 17, 2015 – Paris and the fallout, Canada still pulling out fighter jets against ISIS, Santa Claus parade

RyersonianTV: November 17, 2015 – Paris and the fallout, Canada still pulling out fighter jets against ISIS, Santa Claus parade

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by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
RyersonianTV covered Day 2 of the Russian Airstrikes in Syria.

Russian Airstrikes in Syria

Russian air forces attacked rebel controlled areas in Syria on Thursday. It was the second day of attacks on militant groups opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

by Nadine Habib· · News, Off Campus, Videos
Editorial cartoon: September 15, 2015

Editorial cartoon: September 15, 2015

by Caitlin Martin Newnham· · Editorial Cartoon
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