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My Favourite Study Spots

 Before you ask, yes, that cover photo is of me.  If you’re here, it means you must be interested in where I find myself studying most often. You came to the right place, because I will now tell you just where that is. There is one disclaimer though: I use the word “study” lightly as […]

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Saying Goodbye To Sheldon

Earlier this week, Shay and Mady attended the Sheldon Levy Farewell Ceremony. Sheldon has been the President and Vice-Chancellor of Ryerson for the past decade and a half. His time here has been so important, and he’s definitely touched the lives of a lot of students (us included!). Sheldon is largely responsible for the Mattamy Athletic Centre […]

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Shay’s Declassified Rye Survival Guide: Pt. 3 – Early Morning Classes

If you’re a first year student heading to Ryerson, odds are that you’ll be introduced to at least one 8 a.m. lecture. Don’t be afraid. This is a natural part of your Ryerson experience. In fact, if you learn how to survive them, you’ll find them quite beneficial. Here’s my 5 tips to make the […]

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Shay’s Declassified Rye Survival Guide: Pt. 2 – Time Management

Time Management. It’s really an art form. This year I became the master of managing my time. It’s something you really need to get the hang of, especially when you start having many commitments above your classes and usual work load. Below I’ve listed 5 tips and tricks to help you better manage your time […]

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Shay’s Declassified Rye Survival Guide: Pt. 1 – Student Involvement 

Alright. In my first blog I promised I’d let all of you know what I do around Ryerson and how I got involved with them. So here it is! Welcome to part 1 of my new series that I like to call “Shay’s Declassified Rye Survival Guide”. ( If you’ve yet to read my first […]

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WhyRyerson at Buffer Festival: Creator Day with Kelly and Mikael

WhyRyerson was at Buffer Festival 2015 covering the Red Carpet and Gala. We created an awesome summary of our time, check it out here! Last week I highlighted some of our favourite moments from this year’s Buffer Festival. This week I’m bringing you real life Ryerson student perspective with their experiences during Creator Day, a brand new collaboration between […]

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WhyRyerson at Buffer Festival 2015!

One of the many reasons to choose Ryerson is our downtown location. We aren’t joking when we say that Ryerson is located at the heart of Toronto! Being so close to the industry gives students opportunities to attend some pretty high class events. These are things which are happening at locations which literally border the Ryerson […]

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Meet Shay!

Hey! I’m Shay. I’m also one of your WhyRyerson Bloggers / Snapchatters / Tweeters / Instagram..ers? This post is my first official introduction to all of you, although you may have seen me before this past weekend when we were covering the Ontario Universities Fair (or as we know it, OUF). I’m a second year […]

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