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Ryerson needs open textbooks, but won’t get them for a while

Open textbooks save students money, but Ryerson is not sure if their implementation will be mandatory. Simant Upreti, chair of the chemical engineering department at Ryerson, said that open textbooks have to be held to the same academic standards as physical ones. Even if those standards were met, there’s no guarantee that open textbooks would be integrated into the curriculum. […]

by Ryan Tuchow· · News, On Campus
Hoping to bring in a little more cash, students are finding different ways to sell their used textbooks. (Hania Ahmed /Ryersonian Staff)

Students take to social media for textbook purchases

The beginning of the year means paying for tuition, transit and on top of it all, expensive textbooks. While students will encounter long lines at the campus and used bookstores, some are finding textbooks through different means. Facebook groups, Reddit threads and websites are growing in popularity as a way for students to buy and sell textbooks. “We are going into […]

by Hania Ahmed· · News
Josh Kolm / Ryersonian Staff

Swapping pages for pixels to save on textbooks

Ryerson University student Jeremey Ponrajah proves he’s both book and street smart by finding a way around spending his cash on expensive textbooks: he finds course materials online. It’s a much more affordable avenue considering the costs of textbooks which, according to Common University Data Ontario, can cost an undergraduate student in an arts or science program anywhere from $700 […]

by Kim Brown· · News, On Campus

Students seek part-time jobs to pay for school and socializing

The Career Development and Employment Centre hosted a part-time job fair on campus Tuesday. Our reporter Kim Brown visited the fair to ask students their reasons for seeking part-time work. Reporter: Kim Brown Shooter: Anam Latif

by Kim Brown· · News, On Campus, Videos
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