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How I Survived 4 Years of Commuting to School

Ryerson is known as a commuter school, which means a lot of students choose to live at home and travel to and from school everyday. During my four years here, I have been an active member of the commuter community on campus. I’ve used public transportation to travel from my home on the east side of […]

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Second Semester Realizations… in GIFs

Realizing you have to reestablish your sleep schedule Because no more sleeping in during the week.   Realizing you get to see your friends after an entire month apart As a commuter school student, sometimes it’s hard to make plans with friends during the break, as many of them live far away, work, or go […]

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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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How to Save Money in University

One of my favourite parts of being downtown for the majority of the week is the location of Eaton Centre: literally steps from campus. One of my least favourite parts of being downtown for the majority of the week is the location of Eaton Centre: literally steps from campus. See what I did there?  As a person who loves […]

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FAQs About University and First Year: One Student’s Point of View

I had the absolute BEST time working at the Ontario Universities’ Fair a few weeks ago.  I got to brag about Ryerson for eight hours straight every day, speak to prospective students, and answer questions about different faculties and programs.  Throughout the weekend, I noticed that no matter who I was talking to, the same […]

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