Category: Academic Success Centre

One student’s experience and coping strategies during COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to spread, schools around the globe are shifting to online learning to slow the spread of the disease. Due to those unfortunate circumstances, Ryerson has also shifted all its services online. All of us are impacted in...

/ April 14, 2020

New year, new you!

TRSM students and Peer Academic Coaches Julia Siciliano (4th year BTM major/HR minor), Karan Sharma (4th year Global Management major) and Maria Beauts (4th year BTM major) offer advice to their fellow students embarking on a new year: As January...

/ January 27, 2020

A Q&A with graduate and donor Katrina Ann del Rosario

Recent Business Technology Management graduate Katrina Ann del Rosario (BComm, 2019) reflects on her time at TRSM, her valuable co-op experience and why she wanted to give back to support the next generation of business leaders. How was your time...

/ January 21, 2020

Making the most of your Winter Break

Winter Break is here. Congratulations! You’ve made it through another semester. So now that you have a few weeks to unwind, you’re probably wondering what to do during your break. Your activities can range from relaxing in bed, binge-watching your...

/ December 10, 2019

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

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

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

There is No Health Without Mental Health

Recently, there seems to have been a drastic shift in health consciousness. While many people have taken an interest in living a healthier lifestyle, there is an important part that is often neglected: mental health. In the same way we...

/ November 22, 2018

The Journey to Mindfulness

“Be present.” It’s something we hear a lot, but what does it really mean? In a world full of instant gratification and hyper-connectivity on a global scale, one can’t help but question if we, as a society, have lost touch...

/ November 1, 2018