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Why Winter Semester is the Best

It’s the first week back from winter break and even though I miss my homework-free days, I have to say that I’m excited to be back! A big reason for my excitement is because we’ve officially kicked off the Winter semester of the school year. I’ll admit that the weather isn’t so great (I’ll take sunny […]

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Apps to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Making resolutions is a big part of the New Year, and on paper, my list of goals always seems super easy and attainable. But, over the course of the year I find myself becoming unmotivated, which means that I very rarely complete any of my resolutions. Keeping up with resolutions is a lot harder than we […]

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Four Movies to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

While studying for exams I always find it difficult to concentrate because of the holiday excitement in the air. Unfortunately, Toronto doesn’t stop buzzing with holiday spirit even when you’re drowning in schoolwork, which means that I’m usually stuck admiring the Christmas tree at the Eaton Centre (it’s the tallest Christmas tree in Canada, and […]

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Stages of An All-Nighter: Gilmore Girls Edition

There are 2 important things that I think you should know about me. First, I excel at procrastination. This has come back to haunt me time and time again, especially during the end of the semester with projects and finals. The second thing you should know is that I love Gilmore Girls. I always try to include the show […]

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Marketing Major 101: Fact vs. Fiction

During my Snapchat takeovers over the past few weeksI’ve been having a ton of fun talking to a lot of you about the Business Management program at Ryerson, and more specifically, the Marketing Management major. When I applied for the program 4 years ago I had no idea what to expect, but over time I’ve […]

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How to Actually Be Productive Between Classes

The best thing about class schedules in university is that you get to pick and choose between different class times to create your dream schedule. But planning the perfect schedule often requires trade-offs, like hanging around campus for a few hours’ in-between classes. I’ve had breaks as short as 1 hour, to my longest one yet at […]

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Event Recap: Careers in Marketing 2016

When you enter university, especially if you enroll in a business program, one of the most popular terms you will hear is “networking.” Every time you turn a corner, someone will be talking about how important it is to meet new people or grow your network. If you’re more on the shy side like I am, that may absolutely terrify you. […]

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Tips to Deal with Post-OUF Confusion

It’s been almost two weeks since Ryerson University and several other schools took over the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for the Ontario Universities’ Fair. Hopefully, you left the fair with a ton of information, answers, free stuff, and of course, excitement for what’s to come when you enter university! But with all these new resources […]

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Introducing Karishma!

Hi WhyRyerson readers! My name is Karishma and I’m excited to be one of your WhyRyerson bloggers this year! I’ll be blogging, Snapchatting, Instagramming, and Tweeting my way through the school year to give you a sneak peak at what it’s like being a student at Ryerson and all of the incredible things that come […]

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