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8 Things I like about Ryerson

1. The city via GIPHY I’m not sure about you, but Toronto has a special place in my heart. Being in the city and seeing everyone be so lively makes me want to get things done, and accomplish great things. Since you’ll be in the heart of Toronto, you’ll get the best views and vibes, […]

Making the transition to university

Whether you’re going from high school to university or transferring between post-secondary institutions, starting fresh can be fairly nerve-wracking. I’m here to help ease your transition, and make you a bit more comfortable about this whole process. Here are some important things you should keep in mind throughout all of this: via GIPHY Make friends […]

Clubs: science student edition

One of my personal goals before entering university was to get involved. I thought this would be an amazing way to make friends and be a part of something bigger. The clubs that I’m going to mention are ones that I’ve either been a part of or my friends have.  Stem Cell Club Stem Cell […]

Vlog – Get to know Nishka, your new summer student ambassador!

I’m Nishka, your new student ambassador for the summer, and I thought it would be a great idea for you to get to know me a little better.  In this video, I’ll go over some of my favourite activities, ways I got involved at the university and what school is like in-person versus at home.  […]
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5 things to do the summer before university

I remember the summer between high school and university being an exciting one. I didn’t have to think about high school anymore, and I had a new adventure lined up for me in the coming months. Here are five things I think you should do the summer before you start university!  1. Get Ryerson ready! […]

Patio season: near campus edition

The pandemic has really taught us to appreciate the outdoors, and now that outdoor dining is allowed, patio season has kicked off! There are so many great spots around Ryerson, so next time you decide to visit our beautiful campus, take advantage of the nearby patios. Young Street Warehouse This place is near and dear […]
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Treating yourself with kindness

Times can get rough, and it’s easy to get caught up in everything around you. This is why it’s important to maintain mindfulness and treat yourself with kindness. During my past year at Ryerson, I explored a lot of self-care techniques and figured out what works best for me. Hopefully, some of these tactics will […]
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Looking back on a year of online learning

It recently dawned on me that I have spent more time doing university classes online than I have in person. I never thought that online learning in university would even be a thing. I have done my entire second year of Ryerson’s Creative Industries program online. Even one year ago, at the beginning of the […]

Things to add to your summer 2021 bucket list!

Hi friends!  Since summer is right around the corner, I thought I’d drop some fun Covid-friendly activities for you to add to your bucket list!   Stargazing I know during the day it can get pretty hot, which is why this activity is perfect for a nice laid-back night. If you’re close to bright city […]

How I use music to stay grounded

The last year has been interesting, to say the least. I’ve had to adjust to online school, cancel vacation plans and get used to being indoors for extended periods. But one thing that’s helped me power through these challenging and uncertain times is music.  Not only is music a powerful mood booster, but it can […]

This is it folks! After five years, I’ve completed my fourth and final co-op placement and my Marketing Management Co-op degree. This past semester I worked as an account coordinator at AdParlor. AdParlor works with a variety of different companies across the globe and focuses specifically on social media ads. This includes paid ads on […]

Hi folks! It’s your friendly neighbourhood student ambassador, back with another blog! As you may already know, I’m a transfer student, which means I was previously enrolled at a different university before attending Ryerson. Everyone has a different reason for transferring, and mine simply is I wasn’t happy with where I was.  Let’s talk about […]

In some ways, it feels like just yesterday that I was looking at different universities and deciding where to go. In other ways, it also seems like an eternity since I was a first-year student and only just learning to navigate Toronto. I have become accustomed to the city and made it my home for […]