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Imagine this: you’re sitting in Balzac’s on the Ryerson campus and a group of six friends walk in and go to the table that… always seems to be empty for them? They talk loudly about their day, love lives and something about a break. This isn’t the first time you’ve seen them—they’re here all the […]
2020 marks the year that many of us are stuck at home. We may be living in what can feel like a very weird world at times, but 2020 also marks the year some of you have graduated from high school and are moving into university! Or perhaps you’re joining us as a transfer student […]
As a transfer student, I got asked a lot of questions about my journey and the transfer student experience. I thought I would share some frequently asked questions for anyone considering transferring to Ryerson. Q: Why did you decide to transfer to Ryerson? A: I decided to transfer to Ryerson because I wanted to complete […]
I have a treat for anyone interested in the Child and Youth Care program! I sat down with my friend and fellow Ryerson student, Hali Cartmel, to learn more about her University experience. She just completed her fourth-year in the Child and Youth Care program, and I’ll save the rest for you to learn in […]
Hello, hello WhyRyerson readers, you may have seen articles, read emails or heard from your friends that our 2020 fall semester will take place primarily online. This probably comes as a bummer to most of you, I know it does for me… even though at first I thought school online was a dream come true. […]
As a student I have been through a lot of phases of uncertainty. During my graduating year of college my professors went on the longest strike in Ontario college history, and during my graduating year of university the world faced a pandemic. Although my situations are anomalies, you will still likely face times of uncertainty […]
Being in the heart of downtown Toronto can spark creativity for art, music, and business ideas. Ryerson University is home to 10 zones that allow entrepreneurs and inventors to develop businesses for their ideas through mentorship, networking, and funding. Each of these zones focuses on a different industry, allowing for just about any idea to […]
Graduating from high school is a huge milestone in every student’s life. With our schools and personal lives consumed with COVID-19, many of the events that you may have been anticipating are being postponed or even cancelled. I understand how hard it must be to grieve the loss of these celebrations while being sympathetic to […]
Hello WhyRyerson readers! I’m Anna, an RTA School of Media student going into her fourth year of Media Production. I hope you’re all staying healthy, both mentally and physically, and are finding the small joys of staying at home 24/7. As introverted as I am, I still want to get outside and see people, so […]
In my third year during the Winter 2019 semester, I took the course CMN 288: Communication and Social Media as one of my Professionally Related courses. As a Marketing Management student, I decided to take the course because social media is important for marketers to have a handle on. Little did I know at the time, […]