Tag: Student Tips

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
Calculator and Spreadsheets

5 Tips to Help You Prepare for the FIN300 Final Exam

Managerial Finance I (FIN300), your first journey into the world of corporate finance, is about to end! With the end of the semester upon us, it’s time to make sure you are on the right path as you prepare for...

/ November 30, 2018

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

The Why, What and How About Personal Counselling at Ryerson

Attending university can be a very exciting time but it is not always easy.  University students today face many stressors, including adjusting to a new environment, academic pressures, irregular schedules, not getting enough sleep, making new friends, balancing work and...

/ September 27, 2018

A High-Performance Student’s Experience with the ASC

The Academic Success Centre (ASC) provides resources and support services to help all TRSM students achieve academic success. However, there is a misconception that students only use these services when they are in academic jeopardy or on probation. That is...

/ September 4, 2018

Reflections of a 4th Year Retail Management Student

As I finish up classes and move towards exams in my final year of TRSM’s Retail Management Program, I have been reflecting on my four years at Ryerson. Being an out of province student, I moved to Toronto without ever...

/ April 13, 2018