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Creative Industries – My Program FAQ

During my recent takeover of the Ryerson Snapchat account (add us at whyryerson!), I received a lot of questions about Creative Industries, so here are my answers to the most popular questions: What is Creative Industries?  Creative industries (CI) is an interdisciplinary program that allows you to focus on two modules from the Faculty of Communication […]

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How to Become the Queen/King of Getting Free Stuff and Student Discounts

If you’ve read my past blogs, participated in our Twitter chat, or added WhyRyerson on Snapchat, you probably know that I both love and am reaaaaally good at getting free stuff (or at least a discount). People are always asking me how I always get a deal, because although it’s pretty easy, it’s also pretty […]

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My Bucket List for the Winter Holidays

In case you needed another reason to apply to Ryerson, most of us get an ENTIRE MONTH off from school during the holidays. And with long vacations, come me making lists of what I want to accomplish during that time. When I say “accomplish” I don’t necessarily mean that I want to do anything big, or […]

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Dealing with Stress

University is an amazing time, but it’s not always a walk in the park. We all find ourselves getting stressed out to the point where we question whether “this” is even worth it. It can be hard, but here are some ways to battle that dirty word: stress. Let it out  I gave a similar tip […]

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I Planned a Fashion Show?!

One of my favourite things about Ryerson is that so many of our classes allow us to apply our knowledge to real world situations, whether that means pitching a new idea to a big business, creating a website, or in my most recent case, planning an event. My Fashion Promotion class, available to fashion communication […]

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Are you the Ideal Ryerson Student? Find out!

You love excitement  Whether it’s a carnival, a free outdoor concert, an arts festival, or a TV show or movie being filmed, you absolutely love excitement. You won’t mind hearing loud music or cheering as you walk to class, because you love the idea of people coming together to enjoy themselves, and you want to take […]

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How to get the most out of Ryerson Open House

As most of you probably know, Ryerson is hosting its first Open House of the school year! Open House is a great time to see the campus for yourself, and determine whether our university is the right fit for you (I really hope it is). Visiting universities  can be either super exciting or super overwhelming, but either […]

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A Student’s November in GIFS

When you realize you’re finally done midterm exams I remember when “midterms” only meant receiving a progress report from my teachers in high school. Now, it means a big test worth a significant portion of our overall grade, and a source of stress and anxiety during 85% of the month of October. As a result, […]

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How to Get Involved as a Commuter

  I can tell you first hand that as someone who has to commute about an hour and a half to get downtown, getting involved at school and integrating yourself into the campus community can be extremely difficult. Us commuters can be reluctant to join a student group or a sports team (and with reason), but the […]

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