Welcome to our student blog!
Our current students are on board to give you a taste of all that Ryerson has to offer. Learn about the city of Toronto, on-campus opportunities, transitioning to university and more!
Join our newsletter to stay up to date!
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]