5 Tips for Your First 2 Weeks

August is winding down. Sadly, it’s time to trade in the deck chairs and daiquiris for textbooks and Tim Horton’s coffee. Starting school can be a hard transition, not only for new undergraduates but also for those returning for their second, third, or fourth years. But if you keep these tips in mind, your first […]

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4 Cool New Student Groups on Campus!

  The Ryerson community is constantly expanding, and it seems like there’s a student group for almost anything! Check out these 4 new Ryerson student groups (created in 2015-2016) which I think are pretty awesome: 1 . Song Writers Advocating Teamwork (S.W.A.T) Say what?? Song writing? Advocacy? Teamwork? Wow! Ryerson’s student network of Producers, DJ’s, Songwriters, […]

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The Best Ways To Meet New People

Adapting to a new environment always involves getting to know new people that will soon become your friends for life. It can be tough to put yourself out there, but once you do, I promise you’ll find amazing people that have the exact same interests as you! Here’s some essential ways to meet your future […]

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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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11 Featured Student Groups at Ryerson

One of the best parts about coming to university is the opportunity to connect with an entirely new network of students that share your exact same interests. From movies, music, gaming, and anime to volunteering, animals, and activism, Ryerson offers over 80 wonderfully diverse student led groups you can be a part of and interact with […]

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Doing Things That Scare You

The opportunities to get involved at Ryerson are endless. You’ll be bombarded with decisions to join a club, apply for an on-campus job, volunteer, run for your student course union, or simply make friends with new people. The biggest thing I’ve learned from transitioning to University is the benefit of making yourself uncomfortable, of putting […]

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RU Leadership Program Launch

One of the most exciting new developments happening here at Ryerson is launch of the brand new RU Leadership program, an engaging way for students to develop their leadership skills! I attended the event on the 20th, and I must say, not only was there mindblowingly delicious food, the atmosphere was buzzing with enthusiasm from […]

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Introducing Myself!

Hi there! Welcome! My name is Tessa and I’ll be blogging here all year long to bring you a special inside look into the life of a Ryerson student. This is my second year back as a blogger on WhyRyerson, and I can’t wait to share my new adventures with all of you! But first, […]

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Greatest Moments From First Year

Wow. It’s hard to believe how quickly my first year of university flew by! It’s been an eventful 8 months to say the least. I’m starting to get sad just thinking about leaving Ryerson and all the friends I’ve made in rez and in classes. After having this whole new experience, I can definitely say […]

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The 4 Most Important Lessons I learned in First Year

Hello friends. As the end of my first year of university is almost here (tear), I can’t help but look back on how different I was–how little I knew–just 7 short months ago compared to now! It feels like I’ve gone through a million new experiences that I would never would’ve known how to handle […]

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