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The Real Institute students presenting their projects.

Cultural Dig at Ryerson

  Ryerson’s English as an Additional Language (Real) Institute held its second annual Cultural Dig presentation at Ryerson University today. The Real Institute allows international students the chance to come to Toronto and improve their English skills. The ESL Foundation Program works with students who meet the undergraduate academic requirements for admittance into Ryerson University, but are not able to […]

by Teresa Donato· · News, On Campus
Photo by Ryan Tuchow (Ryersonian file photo)

International student recruitment equals big bucks for RU

The provincial government is changing how it funds post-secondary institutions, leading Ryerson to put a focus on recruiting international students. Since Ontario universities can charge international student significantly more tuition fees and funding will no longer be based on higher domestic student enrolment, Ryerson has an incentive to enrol more international students, experts say. “There’s no incentive to decrease international […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Business, News, On Campus
Photo by Ryan Tuchow

Ryerson’s new health sciences building

Ryerson president Mohamed Lachemi, wearing a hard hat and safety vest, looked around at the unfinished lecture hall inside the new Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex that’s planned to fit 200 students. “We have pressure to get more space,” said Ryerson president Mohamed Lachemi. “So this will be for all students.” Video by Ryan Tuchow Last Friday, Ryerson’s Facilities and […]

by Ryan Tuchow· · News, On Campus
Photo by Maggie Macintosh

RU to fix how fixit requests handled

Ryerson’s Facilities Management and Development (FMD) department is set to both digitize and reorganize its work order system after two critical maintenance issues were not adequately addressed for several months.  It was revealed that students in the Victoria Building had been dealing with bed bugs for at least four months while grad students in a Monetary Times office had been […]

by Brandon Buechler· · News, On Campus
Photo by Caterina Amaral

Posters near planters gone, graffiti washed away

Two small forms of protest have occurred out front of the Tim Hortons on Victoria Street since a Ryerson community member was displaced from the property last week. The Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area (BIA) installed planters in front of the restaurant on March 21, forcing a man named Jason, who had been using the space as a shelter for […]

by Caterina Amaral· · News, On Campus
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