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5 screen-free activities

Show of hands—how many of you feel that you’re spending way too much time binge-watching Netflix episodes, doing TikTok challenges or mindlessly scrolling through your Instagram feed? I know I’m certainly guilty of this.  With students being holed up indoors for most of their days, it’s easy to waste away staring at a screen. While […]

Working on campus in one of the few buildings open during the Pandemic

Although university classes are for the most part virtual, and my program (Marketing Management) in particular is completely online, there are still a few campus buildings open for students currently during the pandemic. Some of these include three of the Housing and Residence Life buildings, the Student Learning Centre (SLC), the Ryerson Library and the […]
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How to get the most out of online learning

Fall 2020 is a very interesting-looking semester. After all, this is the first time that many of us are experiencing a full semester of online learning! Some might enjoy this format, while others can’t wait to get back to campus. Regardless of where you stand, it’s a new reality that we all have to accept. […]

Ryerson’s Early Childhood Studies program: top 3 myths debunked

The Early Childhood Studies (ECS) program at Ryerson provides an incredible opportunity to learn all about childhood development and experiences, and how to provide environments that support both children and their families. Just like any other program at Ryerson, there are myths or misconceptions that students may have about ECS. In this blog post, three […]

Meet Eva Oseen, Ryerson’s newest vlogger!

Hey everyone!  I’m Eva Oseen, your new vlogger for this year, and I’m very excited to be sharing my student experience at Ryerson with you!  Now I’ve been thinking long and hard about what my first vlog would be, and I’ve come to the conclusion that a simple introduction would be the way to go, […]
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6 ways to virtually learn about Ryerson University

2020 has been the year we all never saw coming. While you can’t visit Ryerson campus in person that doesn’t mean you can’t learn about what Ryerson has to offer. As everything has transitioned from in-person to online, here are six ways to make the most of your virtual Ryerson tour experience.    Visit the […]
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5 Facts About Jeremy

Hello everyone! My name is Jeremy. I’m a fourth-year Mechanical Engineering student completing both the Mechatronics specialization and the Optional Specialization in Management Sciences. This is also my third year now making content for WhyRyerson. Today, I thought I’d share five interesting facts about myself so all you new readers can get to know me […]
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4 recipes perfect for snacking during class

Online learning isn’t ideal for some people, but it’s not all bad. It does have some benefits! One of them being you can eat during class.  There is nothing worse than sitting in class, distracted by a rumbling in your stomach. Online learning offers the unique—and amazing—opportunity to snack during class, which I’ve definitely taken […]

My Virtual Co-op Experience

I just completed my third co-op placement, but my first virtual co-op placement within the Marketing Management co-op program. April was a stressful time for many students as co-ops around the country were cancelled due to the pandemic. I was extremely lucky to have landed a co-op with a company that was still able to […]

I’m Back!

It’s September 2020, and the past few months have been anything but normal… but one thing is back! It’s me, back on WhyRyerson to share my experience as a Ryerson student!  My name is Jenna, and this is my second year as (mainly) a blogger for WhyRyerson. I’m in my second year of the Creative […]

The Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science (FEAS) is the second largest faculty at Ryerson, and for good reason! Engineering is a profession of immense scope. Eight undergraduate engineering degree programs are offered by FEAS: Aerospace, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Industrial and Mechanical. However, many first-year students struggle with choosing their engineering program. There’s […]

Back Again! (One last time)

If you’re reading this you’re probably interested in what the Ryerson student experience is like. I’m excited to report that I will be sharing the final year of my academic journey at Ryerson with YOU! I’ve been sharing my life with you all since the end of my second year, and I’ve had so much […]

Hi everyone!  My name is Sonia Tumkur, a new face to the student ambassador team for WhyRyerson for the 2020-2021 school year. As a student ambassador this year, I’ll be focusing on creating content for all of you future Ryerson students. I cannot wait to share my experience with all of you! It now seems […]