Lessons in time management from a failing transfer student

I still remember registering for my first university courses. I was 17 years old and going into Chemistry at UofT. I put six courses into my schedule for both the Fall and Winter semesters. It made sense, right? That’s what...

/ October 17, 2019

TRSM students talk about their co-op experiences

Ted Rogers Co-op students have the opportunity to work at leading organizations in sectors ranging from healthcare and finance to property development and the public service. This allows them to gain valuable work experience and industry connections.  Here are what a...

/ September 9, 2019

Nature and Wellness: De-stressing by connecting with green spaces

Over my last three years at Ryerson, I have learned that my environment can affect my studying and productivity. Lighting, background noises, temperature, furniture and the friends around me all seem to influence how productive my study session will be....

/ July 16, 2019

Ovais Ahmed’s transition from combat to corporate

While many undergraduate students at TRSM come to our school directly from high school, some are transitioning from different careers.  This was the case for Ovais Ahmed, a decorated two-time war veteran.        After spending nearly a dozen years in...

/ June 24, 2019

Reflections of an SAF graduate and President’s Scholarship winner

With a very strong Grade Point Average (GPA) in high school (96.6), Huntsville, Ontario native Patrick Vipond could have gone to any university after graduating in 2014, but he wanted to continue the family tradition of attending Ryerson. And when...

/ June 19, 2019

A Q&A with President’s Scholarship recipient Sylvia Gehring

Ryerson University’s prestigious President’s National Entrance Scholarship provides $10,000 in funding per year ($40,000 total) to a select group of incoming students who have demonstrated outstanding academic accomplishment and leadership qualities. The scholarship is renewable each year provided the student...

/ June 17, 2019

My second chance at life

December 24th is a very meaningful day to a lot of people. In addition to its religious importance, for me it is my miracle day. As a third-year Marketing Management student at TRSM, I was a healthy, active 20-year-old.  In...

/ May 27, 2019

An Introvert’s Guide to Networking

Networking. It’s one of the few words in the English dictionary that sends shivers down the spines of many students. For business students, it’s a term we can’t avoid and is something we eventually have to do in order to...

/ April 5, 2019
Park bench in autumn

What Does Self-Care Look Like?

Is it just me or are the 24 hours of a day in March not the same as 24 hours of a day at another time of the year?  Reading Week flew by and now it seems like summer is...

/ March 20, 2019

Key Lessons Learned from my Co-op Placement at Franklin

As my co-op work term comes to a bittersweet end at Franklin Templeton Investments Canada (FTI), I will be stepping away with more lessons learned than I could have imagined when I started this role four months ago. From collaborating...

/ January 24, 2019