FCAD Year End Shows

A Little Taste of FCAD

A Year End Show (YES) at Ryerson is typically the culmination of the projects fourth-year students in the respective program complete throughout the year. As the year draws to a close, here are a few Year End Shows that you can attend to see what Ryerson’s Faculty of Communication and Design does during the year! […]

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Student Life Highlight: Creative Industries Course Union

“Student Life Highlight” is a new series that highlights student groups in the faculty of communication and design. Through interviews with students from the student group and working with them day-to-day, Student Life Highlight aims to show you the great things that Ryerson has to offer. The Creative Industries Course Union (CICU) is one of […]

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Hi, my name is Tavia Bakowski, and I blog!

Hey there! My name is Tavia and I’m one of the new bloggers/Snapchatters on the WhyRyerson team! I’m pretty stoked to be able to share the last leg of my journey through Ryerson (I’m in fourth year) with you all, and hopefully get you excited for your time here. I’m currently studying Creative Industries, which is easily […]

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Mass Exodus: From Backstage to the Runway

What is Mass Exodus you might be wondering? Well for two of the bloggers from WhyRyerson, Mass Exodus was more than just a show, it was an amazing experience! Here’s Raven and Mady with their Mass exodus 2016 experience. Raven: When I woke up at 3am on April 10th, I couldn’t believe the day had finally […]

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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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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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FCAD and The Key Differences Between Creative Industries and Media Production

A lot of students interested in Creative Industries and RTA Media Production have asked me why I chose to switch programs and how these two similarly creative programs are different from one another. By interacting with many high school students and even students at Ryerson, I’ve realized there’s actually a popular misconception about the relationship […]

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10 Gifs That Perfectly Describe the Life of an AL

So this year I’m taking on a new role, not only am I second year student, but I’m now also a student staff member in Residence! I work as an Academic Link (AL) for Graphic Communications Management students and Creative Industries students! As an AL, I provide academic support for students in my section in […]

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My Six New Courses For The Winter Term!

As school has started up again, I’d like to share the new and exciting courses I’ll be taking this semester! This will give you an idea of the different academic fields at Ryerson and provide a glimpse into specific classes for any of you that are interested in the Creative Industries program. I’ve been really […]

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