Reflections from HTM’s Experiential Learning Trip to the Northwest Territories

Before the COVID-19 pandemic restricted travel and large gatherings, Hospitality & Tourism students at the Ted Rogers School of Management had the unique opportunity to learn about life in the Arctic by taking a nine-day trip to the Northwest Territories during their February 2020 Study Break. Fifteen students travelled to Yellowknife, Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk in…

My co-op experience working in Marketing during a pandemic

Starting my first co-op term, I was ready to learn from different experiences within my role, but nothing helped me learn more than the ambiguity I faced halfway through. Working as the Social Media Assistant in the Ted Rogers School of Management’s Marketing and Communications department has been an amazing experience that I could not…

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 several ways by the changes, and during this time (more than ever) our focus will…

A Q&A with heart transplant survivor Maariyah Rahman

Ted Rogers School of Management Marketing student Maariyah Rahman talks about her recovery after having a heart transplant, her efforts to raise awareness about organ and tissue donation and how her experience and co-op placement helped her find her calling.  How is your health now and how is your recovery going?  I feel very healthy…

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 the website said to do and I wasn’t going to fall behind. I didn’t consider…

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 few of our students had to say about their co-op experiences:  Daniela Poliszuk, Marketing ManagementSickKids…

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 he discovered that the Ted Rogers School of Management had recently opened a School of…

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 early December 2018 though, I developed a cough.  A few days later, I was experiencing…

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 with members of the analytics team and the sales group to job shadowing executives at…

TRSM students talk about their International Exchange experience

Take advantage of all the world has to offer by going on exchange!  The Ted Rogers School of Management International Exchange Program provides an opportunity for students to internationalize their studies and develop a greater understanding of the globalization of today’s marketplace.  Students generally study abroad for one semester during their second, third, or fourth year, and…

From Confused to Confident: My TRSM Co-op Story

If you had spoken to me eight years ago, I would have confidently told you that I was going to be a commercial airline pilot. I had it planned out, from what school I was going to attend to the airline I wanted to work for. I felt lucky to know what I wanted to…

My Experiential Learning Trip to Jamaica

Entering my 4th year as a Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) student at TRSM, I was able to combine formal learning and travel by going on the experiential learning trip to Jamaica this past spring with Dr. Frederic Dimanche’s class (HTT800 – Field Studies in Hospitality and Tourism).  I had the unique opportunity to experience…