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How to meet your favourite celebrities on campus

As I mentioned in a previous post, one of my favourite things at Ryerson is all the opportunities available to us. Being at the heart of Toronto, there are endless activities to do and you definitely never feel bored. One of those opportunities is the really cool Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Want to know […]

The beauties of the bullet journal

One of the things I pride myself on the most is my organizational skills.  I. Love. Being. Organized.  And you know what? I think it has helped me a lot throughout my years of school, work and just general living.   One of my favourite ways to stay organized is the *drumroll please* Bullet journal!  To […]
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An Interview with Fifth-Year Medical Physics student: Nicky Nivi

I recently interviewed a super intelligent and talented fifth-year Medical Physics student, who just so happens to be my friend. Nicky shares her insights on what the Medical Physics program and overall life as a Ryerson student are like in the following interview:    How would you describe your program? “In the Medical Physics program, […]

Working in Canada as an international student

One factor I know a lot of students like to take into account when choosing where to pursue their university studies is the amount of work opportunities on and off campus that they’ll have access to. That being said, you might be wondering whether international students also have the opportunity to work while they study […]
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Ryerson spotlight on: Allana Blumberg

Today we are shining a spotlight on Allana Blumberg! Allana is a fourth-year Business Management  student who transferred into Ryerson. I should also mention that she has over 20,000 followers on Instagram where she creates lifestyle and wellness content, she vlogs her life on YouTube and more recently, she launched her podcast this year. I […]
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3 types of skills you should develop in high school

The jump from high school to university can seem intimidating. It can be difficult to judge what exactly you need to excel in your first year. As someone who has been there, done that, I thought I’d share some of the skills I think high school students (or anyone applying to university) should develop in […]
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What I do and don’t miss about high school

It’s been almost two years since I graduated from high school, and it feels like a loooooong time ago. Although my high school experience didn’t measure up to what I saw in movies and read in books, I still enjoyed it as an Ontario high school student in Ottawa. When I get nostalgic, I like […]
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How to master your virtual networking events

This year might look different for a lot of us, but don’t let it hold you back from meeting new people and create meaningful connections that will impact your personal and professional growth. As a Hospitality and Tourism Management student who is people-driven, I have tested several ways to engage with industry leaders, potential employers […]

Ryerson Engineering: myths vs. truths

Hi everyone! During one of my takeovers on WhyRyerson’s Instagram, I asked you all to tell me some common things you have heard about Ryerson Engineering or engineering in general. I created a video discussing which of these hearsays are actually true and which of them are nothing more than myths.  Here are some timestamps […]

My name is Melissa Roopnauth, and I am a fourth-year New Media student at Ryerson University. How would you describe your program to someone who knows nothing about it? The question, “what is New Media?” is a question myself and all the New Media community ask ourselves every now and then. Well, let me start […]

Introduce yourself! My name is Iris and I am in my third year of Mechanical Engineering. I’m passionate about health and fitness, fashion, travel, the arts, nature and sustainability. In my free time, I like to go thrift shopping and relax with my friends. How would you describe your program to someone who knows nothing […]

Introduce yourself  My name is Kavina Sivasothy and I recently finished my final year in the Biomedical Sciences program at Ryerson University. I was the Vice President of Community Development for a student group called Association of Undergraduate Women in Science. Growing up, there were not many women scientists that I could look up to […]