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…

Ryerson Opportunities: How Can You Get Involved?

Ryerson has a lot to offer. I am sure you all have heard that before. But do you actually know what that means? I did not understand this concept in my first year. I was overwhelmed by the new environment at Ryerson and my course load. I focused on getting to classes and going back…

A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Toronto’s Louis Vuitton store

TRSM students recently had a peek behind the curtain of one of the most revered luxury retail brands in the world. The Sector Studies Fashion class (offered through TRSM’s Retail Management program) had a rare opportunity to tour the brand’s flagship Toronto store in the company of Benoit Louis Vuitton, a sixth-generation member of the…

We Got Engaged at the Academic Success Centre!

On July 21, 2017, TRSM alumni Martin and Patricia got engaged in the Tutoring Room of the Academic Success Centre. This is their story. During my first BUS 100 class, Professor David Schlanger said to us, “Look to your left. Look to your right. The person sitting beside you might be your future co-worker, or…