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Students at the Ted Rogers School of Management feel that
Ryerson's polytechnic past is hindering their chances of landing jobs. (Lilly Greenblatt/Ryersonian Staff)

TRSM students “undervalued” in job recruiting process

The Ryerson brand has come a long way from the insulting “Rye High” nickname. However, some students from the Ted Rogers School of Management (TRSM) believe the university’s past as a polytechnical institute may be a factor working against them when it comes to job recruiters.   Shayna Asgill, a fourth-year business management student and vice president of the Ryerson […]

by Nadine Habib· · Business, career, degrees, News, On Campus
Budgeting, credit cards and goal-setting are important for graduates. (Tiffany Crawford / Ryersonian Staff)

How to get a handle on after-grad finances

The Ryersonian’s Robert Liwanag spoke with RBC director of student banking Mandy Mail who offered financial advice to post-secondary students who are months away from graduating.

Part-time job search kicks off for the new school year

Part-time job search kicks off for the new school year

As students search for ways to make ends meet for the new school year, the Ryerson Career Centre is trying to help. The centre last week organized the annual part-time jobs career fair that was aimed at helping students trying to gain work experience and earn some income at the same time.

by Veronica Cusi· · Business, Videos
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Interning in the U.S. of Eh

So you’re thinking about moving to the United States, eh? Perhaps it’s for an internship or to launch your career right after graduation. It’s no secret that many young Canadian media and performance professionals cross the border to get experience. Industry capitals New York and Los Angeles attract dozens of students from Ryerson every year. But what is it really […]

Stephen Poloz, the Governor of the Bank of Canada, made comments in support of unpaid internships.

Controversial comment angers Ryerson students

In the midst of the seemingly endless unpaid internship debate, Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz has angered university students with his comments. Poloz told the CBC that university graduates should “acquire more experience through unpaid internships or volunteering until the country’s hobbled job market picks up.” Poloz believes the job market will improve over the next two years. The […]

The Writing Centre helped create an online module for essay writing. (Lauren Fogazzi / Ryersonian Staff)

Avoid procrastination with new online learning tool

Two Ryerson resource centres have come together to launch a new online tool that will help struggling students write a successful research essay. Ryerson’s library and Writing Centre are working together on the joint project, tentatively called “RU-Search: Student guide to Writing and Research,” which will allow students to access an online database that can direct students towards the proper […]

(Jason A. Howie/ Flickr)

Is it legal to hire based on your social media profile?

As winter semester comes to a close, students scramble to submit job applications in hopes of landing a summer job. More employers are requiring candidates to include their social media account names in the application process. But what exactly are individuals agreeing to when they send their account user names? This was the exact discussion at the “Is that legal? […]

by Sam Sim· · News, Top stories
Following these seven easy steps could lead you to a spring break vacation. (Shannon Cuciz / Ryersonian Staff

How to save for spring break

After working hard all year, it’s time to leave the winter blues behind and soak up the sun. Here are six tips to try when saving up for spring break: 1. Cut the coffee If you get a morning coffee, you’ll probably want a muffin or doughnut, too, which means spending around $5 per day. That’s $35 per week that […]