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A Typical Day in The Life of a Uni Student; As Told by “Mean Girls”

  1. When you sleep in past your alarm and have an 8am lecture 2. When you choose your outfit for the day 3. When you get to lecture and see your best friends in class 4. When you actually learn something cool/new in your lecture 5. Lunch comes around and the cafeteria draws you […]

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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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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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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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My Top 3 Favourite Food Options at the Pitman Hall Caf

Hey people! This week I’d like to highlight my absolute favourite foods offered at the Pitman Hall cafeteria for every meal. After living in residence for almost 7 months, I’m still excited to find out what’s going to be in the caf each day. That’s how much selection we have here! While the options are […]

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Taking Advantage of Free Workshops

There’s no doubt that transitioning from high school to university can often be a huge shock, and requires some time to adjust. Well, Ryerson wants to help make this switch as easy as possible for students by introducing them to the different expectations of higher learning. How? With tons of free workshops, of course! The […]

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5 Reasons Why 8am Classes Aren’t So Bad

Okay okay, I know most of you are probably already shaking your heads at this BUT before you press the little X at the top right corner just hear me out. My concentration levels are MUCH higher in earlier classes (with a black coffee of course). I’m much more awake and notice I retain more information […]

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Student Nights at Rams Hockey Games

Thursday, January 30th, the Student Ambassador team and I attended the Rams Men’s hockey game vs. Brock University for one of the most exciting events on campus; Student Nights! Rams hockey games are one of the greatest places to show your school spirit and have a fun night out with friends. “Student Night” at men’s […]

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