Tag: Student Tips

Making the Most of Quarantine

As we enter month six of quarantine, many of us have found creative ways make use of our time at home. For the most introverted among us, we may not have even noticed a discernible difference in our lifestyles to...

/ September 1, 2020

How to Prepare for a Successful Virtual Fall Semester

As the COVID-19 global pandemic continues, we have been forced to adapt our lives to this new normal. The way we study, work and interact was changed instantly and all of us have been impacted in one way or another....

/ August 25, 2020

How to Use D2L for Online Learning

Online learning provides the flexibility of accessing material at any time, convenience of working from any location and high level of interaction. Online courses offer the same level of difficulty and require the same amount of effort as in-class courses...

/ August 14, 2020

How I Stopped Struggling in Business Math

Why I Struggled with Business Math – QMS 110 As a first-year student, the first semester was a struggle for me. The main reason was because I was not coming directly from high school. My first degree was in English...

/ August 11, 2020

The Bright Side of Studying from Home

As a Ryerson community, we’ve collectively been forced to adjust to a new, if temporary, normal of studying, working and living at home. For those of us fortunate enough to have jobs, co-op placements or internships that offer a level...

/ June 16, 2020

How to Develop Your Career at Home Online: Covid-19 Edition

We are told to practice social distancing and only go out when absolutely necessary. Our everyday lives have changed significantly. We are trying to follow our everyday routine from home and using technology has been a wonderful tool. Classes can...

/ June 4, 2020

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

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