The Ryerson Institute of Technology was established in 1948 in response to the need for skilled tradespeople following the Second World War. Built on the historical site of Ontario’s first teacher training college -- known as the Toronto Normal School. The new institute offered theoretical and practical training in various skilled trades such as architecture, costume design and photography.
We believe that education and experience go hand-in-hand. What our students learn in the classroom is enhanced by real-world knowledge through internships and co-ops, or amplified through zone learning, specialized minors and graduate programs.
As Canada's comprehensive innovation university, Ryerson University engages in scholarly, research and creative (SRC) activities that address real-world challenges to drive economic growth and improve quality of life for Canadians.
Our strong focus on innovation and evidence-based research has made us a preferred partner for government, industry, not-for-profit organizations, communities and individuals. Together, we are improving processes, developing new technologies and services, and creating new companies and social enterprises.
The Career & Co-op Centre is Ryerson's central resource for students and alumni to access relevant and innovative career development support. We connect Ryerson’s employer partners with our talented and diverse student body and network of alumni. Our hub-and-spoke model of service delivery--ranked by CERIC as one of Canada’s most impressive practices in career services--creates a strong network of relationships with students, alumni, recruiters, faculty, and staff across campus as well as in each faculty and academic program.
The International Student Advisors are Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIAs) or Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs) who can help through group immigration advising, drop-in hours and one-on-one appointments.
Along with the students that you will meet and learn from the school year, there are dedicated people within Housing and Residence Life who are here to support your transition to living independently.
Living in residence makes life easier. You are right next to your classes, close to public transit, and all other amenities you will need.
Residence is an inclusive community. All-gender housing means that you only need to disclose your gender should you wish to be matched with a roommate or suitemate of the same gender identity as yours.
It’s the start of a new academic year, but as we’re all experiencing, this is a much different start than any other year. All of us at the Library want you all to know, we’re here for you!
The Library team is an amazing group of talented, creative and innovative experts who share a commitment to collaboration with a strong service focus.
The Medical Centre is a non-profit unit of Student Affairs that aims to promote a healthy environment for work and study by offering quality health services to current students, staff and faculty.
The mission is to empower students and build community on Ryerson’s campus by advocating for your rights, supporting student groups, events and initiatives, and providing discounted services to save you money! The RSU is here for you. A platform to encourage collaboration, engagement and empowerment - we are your trusted allies, a resource students can depend on for timely and accurate representation now and in the future.
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) provides internationally recognized, specialized accreditation for business and accounting programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral level.
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