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Though I was actually ambivalent about my last two years at Ryerson University, I look back at my time there and know I could've done way, way worse. It wasn't my choice of Ryerson as a university that prompted this ambivalence, just my choice of program. I wasn't too thrilled after I'd graduated, but doesn't seem many people are anywhere. After a decade of living life, being a professional (la-di-da), and listening to other undergrad experiences, I don't think I made such a bad decision after all.PROSPracticalYou actually do real-world stuff in class, and companies know that. Plus, it makes learning fun. Small classesMost of my classes had about 20 people, tops. The few lecture classes we had held no more than our program... a little over 100? And you pretty much know everyone there. JobsYou get 'em. In fact, everyone in my class found work in the field throughout the 4 years and pretty much once we graduated... that is, if we wanted to stay in the field. In fact, if you work it right, you can land some pretty sweet deals from the profs themselves (a couple of my classmates actually got agents in their second year).LocationIt's downtown, so it has that cool, urban vibe. Great for people who want to be in the centre of it all.CONSLocationIt doesn't have the rolling hills of famous movie campuses.ResidenceMeh. I lived in Pitman Hall and though it was generally the pits, the suite I lived in was tolerable -- relatively speaking -- and infinitely cheaper than the separate dorm rooms with shared bathrooms. Ew ew ew.Liberal studiesBecause it's known for its practical programs, the mandatory liberal studies courses aren't so hot. One great professor stood out from the bunch -- I think his name was John Turtle. He was so passionate about practical Psychology that it was hard not to be interested. The rest were failures on all accounts, especially  philosophy, where my prof mumbled through every lecture and almost put his own self to sleep talking about Plato.---In short, yeah, it's Rye High and may not have the intellectual cred of other universities, but if you're a competent, creative type who wants work, you're going to get what you wish for.

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Great school! I love the location and the vibe is very nice. Most buildings and equipments are pretty new and the professors are great as well. Besides all this, the school is willing to help you out when you need it. I spent 2 years at University of Toronto and I like Ryerson much better!

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Great university depending on your program. :) it's literally in the heart of downtown Toronto, so you can find pry much anything you need around you! Everything's just a short walk or bus ride away. Professors are mixed as with any school. Some are fantastic and just the most amazing professors, while some just don't already to give a rats behind about their students. Can't really review on that since I think every school has a mix.Lots of security incidents happen like robberies, indecent exposure, fights.... Mostly because we are an open campus so honestly, anyone wanders into our campus. So always walk with a friend if possible. ;)

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I never really felt like I "went to Ryerson", even though I was there for two years. I did the two year 'fast track' journalism program for uni grads. 100% of my classes were in the Rogers building. I had no electives. Saw the same 30 people day in and day out. I never went to Salad King. I never bought a hot dog from 'that guy'. I didn't use my gym membership. I don't think I ever even set foot in the library or bookstore once. I didn't live in residence or near the campus - honestly, that Neil Wycik building is among the most disgusting, unkempt buildings I've ever set foot in and I daren't imagine what it would be like to live there long term.I just walked into that building on the corner of Church & Gould, attended class and went home. Everyone in my class hung out in that building too, so there was no reason to ever go to the other buildings. So as a result I didn't get the full experience of meeting other students or exploring the campus. Because it was journalism and pretty hands-on, most of our projects were offsite so we were away a lot of the time, too. Some of my profs were excellent and put the "University" in "Ryerson University" (Ivor Shapiro, Bill Reynolds) while others would remind you of the old "Polytechnic" days, if you know what I mean. I'll remember the lessons that the former group taught me forever - in fact, I still refer to some of their class notes!When I did my degree tuition was $5000/year. Hopefully it's not much more than that now?

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According to RAMSS, I owe Ryerson seven cents. No idea how this is even possible, since I paid online and didn't have any control over the amount I was paying. Apparently Ryerson asked me to pay $581.93 instead of $582.00, and I am now required to come to the office in person to deliver the seven cents. I am going to use Mastercard, just to be an asshole. Also, Ryerson sent out a number of incorrect tax forms this year, which seems like an incredibly disorganized and weird move for a university to make, right?I'd be giving Ryerson one star, but the Kerr Hall quad IS pretty nice, and the gardeners DO make the campus look pretty, so two stars it is.

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I should start by saying that this is where I did my undergrad....Ryerson was a great school.  I love that it's literally smack in the middle of downtown Toronto.  You don't get that campus life you see on Hallmark movies, but you do get an incredible variety of people -  cultures, ages and departments.The school provides the students with real life learning and prepares them for what the working world will be like in their industry.  From the professors to the curriculum, they have a great team.Go Rams

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Great university, I like their selection of programs.What I don't like is the fact you can't do their degrees part time. The don't have the open university concept implemented.

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I have a cooperation with one of Ryerson's Engineering programs and have a great deal of respect for the quality of the institution. However, speaking as a Toronto tourist, the architecture is nothing special. As a casual visitor, there is really nothing to see. Ryerson's campus is definitively urban as it is located in city center Toronto. The buildings are well integrated into the city and it is difficult to tell by sight that you are specifically on a university campus.

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I'm reviewing Ryerson University as someone who stayed here on accommodation purposes, not as someone who attended the University as a student. Because I have not. I stayed here about a year and a half ago when I was over in Canada performing a show in Mississauga. Why didn't I stay much closer to Mississauga you ask? I repeatedly asked my director the same question.  Regardless, Ryerson was a great place to stay I thought! It's so close to all of Toronto's local amenities, including a Subway right round the corner I frequently visited! The staff who worked in the reception area were always pleasant and helpful, and the rooms we stayed in were great for 2 weeks, not sure how longer I could've put up with the mint green walls though...

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In the contemporary western life of image-based culture, one thing is certain:  Ryerson University's School of Image Arts offers some of the most fascinating and advanced practical knowledge in the field of New Media, especially experimental digital arts and the future of cinema.  As always, it's what you make of it, and perhaps the majority of recent immigrants studying information technology, business and marketing have just as important of a task.  Although I strongly think not, and that's news to me.

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The University of the Eaton Center. That's basically what Ryerson should be called. Or maybe the school of Salad King. One of those two.Ryerson is a former technical college that got University status within the past 15 years or so. That's the edge that Ryerson has over most other universities -- a lot of their professors either still work in the field or have had so much experience that they end up being a wealth of knowledge. That said, I had a handful of useless profs in my 4-year degree who I wished I had the power to fire immediately.I made the Eaton Centre joke because Ryerson is literally next-door to the tourist mall of Toronto. I can't count the number of times I spent breaks between classes going shopping when I should have been at the library, or sat at Salad King when I had brought a lunch from home. So easy to waste money at this school because of where it is. Not to mention I'm sure it's one of the only universities I know of that is within walking distance of a strip club (Zanzibar!).Some sound advice, all jokes aside: If you're looking into coming to Ryerson, make sure you are in the Faculty of Communication and Design, or Engineering, or Business, or even Hospitality. Do NOT come to Ryerson for the standard bullshit degree in Sociology or English, or even better, "Undeclared". Ryerson isn't know for its academics -- it's known for practical training for a specific career path. A lot of students come to Ryerson knowing exactly where they want to take their degree -- and if you're just wasting time trying to figure out what you want to do, you're wasting space. Sorry.Ryerson is great for a lot of programs, but they have a lot of administration problems. For example, have fun waiting in line for stupid things like fixing your fees when they falsely charge you for being late on tuition, or when you need a letter to prove you're enrolled and they charge you $15 for it and force you to wait in 3 different lines to talk to someone. Worst.Also don't expect a great library bursting with a selection of materials. The first floor might look all new and fancy, but when you actually need to find a book for a history paper, you should probably listen to the famous professor-of-the-year Arne Kislenko and take a friend's student card so you can head to Robart's at U of T. This is another reason you should not specialize in history at Ryerson.Don't get me wrong, I definitely liked my time at Ryerson. But it's far from perfect, and I hope they get on the right track with their expansion, because they have the potential to be a really amazing school.

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Ryerson is a lovely campus, but campus life sort of suffers because it's in the best location in the city. Why spend time on campus when you're around the corner from yonge/dundas sq, eaton's centre/etc? On campus eating options include a random sushi restaurant, a gross cafeteria, Tim Hortons bagels, or street meat! They have like 10 hot dog carts, and everyone identifies buildings by the hotdog cart in front of it - it's bizarre (but I don't like hotdogs). All of the buildings are a few decades old, but look brand new. They do a great job of keeping their facilities clean and continously upgrade classroom equipment/technology. The library is 10 stories high, which is annoying because it takes forever to get an elevator, but they have a good mix of group study floor/quiet space.  The Student Centre is useful.... It has a nice little cafe (with healthier, fresher options than the other kiosks), the Ram and Rye ($13 pitchers!), and a copy shop. There's also an impressive row of m&ms/jellybean/mikeandike machines in the lobby... They banned the sale of bottled water on campus (which is annoying because their water fountains are in the bathroom and attached to the bathroom sink - gross alert), however they have one filtered water dispenser for the entire campus in the student centre, and the pop machine in the basement of the library sells Dasani.

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I was one of those college transfer students who spent two years at Ryerson after doing a three year International Business Admin diploma program at Seneca College in order to get my BCom.  The quality of education varied from top notch to very poor.  Ironically, some of my worst professors were also the more educated academics, which goes to show that a greater education doesn't equate to better teaching ability.My favorite classes were some of the elective courses.  A couple that stood out were "The Geography of Food" and "The History of Modern Propaganda".  Both were very interesting.The stigma of Rye High appears to be more significant amongst other students (UofT students love to show school spirit by putting us Rye folk down).  And to all you UofT students -- I got into your school but chose to go to Seneca College.  How do you feel about that?!?!  In the working world, I've never been discriminated because I went to Ryerson.  In fact, I was chosen over 250+ other students in Canada for with first job out of university (a Department of Foreign Affairs internship overseas).  There goes that theory.Furthermore, Ryerson's MBA program is really beginning to gain recognition -- competing, placing, and winning a number of MBA competitions in Canada.  The rise of the MBA program is also changing the face of the professors (not sure if its a good thing).  They're focusing on hiring more academics now rather than the traditional experienced industry types.  I hope they maintain a balance of both.  An interesting study just came out profiling MBA grads, and they match up to all the other major GTA schools in terms of starting salary: ryerson.ca/mba/news/Gene…

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I convocated from Rye High in 2006. I have returned for seminars and such.This summer they are hosting a Farmer's Market on Wednesdays at Gould and Victoria Sts. These are some of the same businesses that go to the Davisville Park on Tuesdays. Baked goods. International sauces. Maple Syrup. Honey. Coffee. Chocolates. And so much more.

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Ryerson is a very diverse university located in the heart of Toronto. In comparison to other universities that are located outside of a major city, Ryerson in some ways does not offer a typical university lifestyle on campus as those outside the city such as Waterloo, Western, McMaster, etc. I somewhat feel that it lacks school spirit because most students here are commuters thus, students tend to just, "go to school then go home". Also, Ryerson does not have a sports field where students are able to attend and cheer on their university's sports teams. Other than that, the convenience of the location couldn't be better for students. It allows students to have easy access to food, transportation, and entertainment outside of school. The overall structures of the buildings in Ryerson are under construction and perhaps, it would be nice to renovate some buildings such as their Kerr Hall building. Tuition seems fair at Ryerson, students and staff are a very multicultural group.

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Las señoras de la limpieza firman como que han limpiado sin pasar siquiera la fregona. Las bañeras se inundan. Los colchones son horribles y las almohadas peores. No cambian las sábanas ni una vez a la semana y no te dan para que las cambies tú, así que si se manchan estás perdido. La ubicación es genial, como a 10 minutos andando del metro.

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Love Pitman Hall

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Nice mixture of room layouts and arrangements. Spent 3 years here when the building first opened and enjoyed the new carpet smell.

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get raped here by thugs

ryerson.ca
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Took the accounting program here. A lot of professors are subpar and just read powerpoint slides and cannot explain things in detail because they clearly did not review the materials themselves. I ended up skipping the majority of classes of any professors like this because the lectures were useless and my 3 hours could be spent much more effectively. I ended up graduating with honours but it felt like half my classes had unmotivated professors who did nothing to contribute to your learning. Next, when I was attending school there was no career guidance system set up and pretty much 0 support for helping you find employment. All we had in the accounting program was the Big4 recruiters who only recruit a handful of people from our program of hundreds. There were no medium or small accounting firm recruiters coming to the school making post graduation job hunting very bleak. The online job site Ryerson launched is full of sales job with very little jobs related to your degree. All in all, I got my degree here but the school did not help open much doors. It's still a relatively new University so I hope that can change in the future. If you're looking for an good Accounting program I would highly suggest looking elsewhere. It's impossibly hard to land an accounting career job without an excellent recruitment program.

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Business Technology Management bridges the often large gap between Business and Information Technology. Ryerson University is the first University in Canada to offer this program, and it is conveniently located right in the downtown core of Toronto with access to the Eaton Centre and possible Co-op opportunities on Bay St etc. What you learn from this program is invaluable and perfect for anyone pursuing Business or IT.

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Great university for any entrepreneurial individuals finishing a degree. The entrepreneurship and innovation support that is open to all students is wonderful. And the electrical engineering program is great. Modern style campus.

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It was not flight77 that struck the Pentagon. So much is obvious. The hole in the Pentagon is way too small for a huge Boeing passenger aircraft as is the amount of damage inflicted on to the building. Conclusion: there was possibly no impact at all, certainly not of a Boeing passenger aircraft. A little drone at most considering the debrie. But we should be open to the possibility that no projectile hit the Pentagon at all and that the explosion originated from inside! This explains a lot. This is why the FBI had to confiscate all those video's, because it would have made clear that nothing hit the Pentagon at all. And this would have killed the Arabs-did-it-myth. How about this possibility: flight77 was destined for the Pentagon afterall but something went wrong with the remote control. It did not make it to its intended destination. So what happened to the plane? It is impossible to crash on land without being unnoticed. For lack of a better explanation we have to assume it crashed into the Atlantic or was shot down above the Atlantic. An explanation could be that something went wrong technically, that the flight control panel had become disabled but that something went wrong with putting a new target destination into the home run system, that it had missed it's intended Pentagon target and that it had become a loose canon flying west wards over the ocean. Possibly the military shot it down to prevent it from crashing in France or worse Morocco as it ran out of gas. Crashing in Morocco would have been a particular tough sell for the 'they did it because they hate our freedoms' crowd! The alternative that flight77 landed somewhere would imply that all passengers, including the lovely mrs Olson, were shot is somewhat difficult to imagine. But then there are these eye-witnesses who saw a plane approaching the Pentagon at low altitude. What about this scenario: somebody ordered a large plane (C-130?) to carry out this manouver to resque the fligth77-crashed-into-the-Pentagon story. This plane did not fly into the Pentagon but flew over it at dangerously low altitude shortly after the internal explosion had taken place. In reality flight77 was indeed destined for the Pentagon, but the real aim for this manouver was to get rid of the Pentagon auditors who were trying to find out where the missing trillions had gone. And with the auditors a lot of inconvenient financial records would vanish for ever as well.

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About 25 years ago, I was accepted into the so-called best journalism school in Canada. My experience there was extremely disappointing. My profs played favorites, most of my classmates looked like models (not that I didn't try to look my best), and I was constantly advised to quit the program. I learned through the grapevine that I didn't fit its image, and that I should consider working at McDonald's. (Seriously! I am not stupid, and I went to university to learn new things and have a shot at a decent job.) Still, I graduated without the skills that I really needed to find work in that field. And all my attempts to contact my profs were met with lame excuses - while they had time to talk to other grads. I can be more difficult than a Hollywood diva. But you simply don't treat students like that because they're fat, ugly, poor or from Palookaville. Also, Ryerson apparently denied that I was ever a student: I found myself taking McJobs for many years. Had I known that I would end up slogging burgers like I did during high school, I would have never taken journalism at Ryerson. There were some excellent instructors and courses, though, but the vast majority of my core profs were weasels. This was the one time when I wished that we had an American-style court system, so I could sue those people. Ryerson is great for super talented, beautiful, uber urban and rich kids. The fact that there are homely or working class hicks who might make Pulitzer prize journos seems lost on elitists like them. Not to mention that the program accepted more students than the communications industry could realistically absorb. (BTW, I have had an excellent educational experience at Conestoga College and now make a middle class income. And, I loved living in Toronto and would do it again in a heartbeat.)

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Great school! I'm in my 3rd year now double majoring in Entrepreneurship and Marketing. I really like environment that the university is situated in. In addition, the professors at Ryerson really do bring real life experiences from their field into the classroom setting. Student group engagement is also very strong at Ryerson University. I've been part of numerous student clubs under Ted Rogers School of Management and you get an opportunity to learn new skill sets. I've traveled in and out of Canada for conferences/competitions because of Ryerson University.

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Love how fast Rye High is growing. The SLC is a must for studying in a fun, vibrant, and quite setting.

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Great accessible campus! SHE building is the home of Ryerson's School of Disability Studies (5th floor).

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This rating is for the campus itself. The physical part and the social part that its design fosters. If you're visiting Toronto and find yourself near the Eaton Centre, walk one block over and explore this urban campus. You'll find Ryerson is unique integrated into the city's downtown. It includes pedestrian only streets, cafés serving fresh food grown on the university's roof, an artificial pond in the summer that gets Zamboni'd in the winter, some decent modern architecture that visitors are invited to explore, and occasional events such as farmer's markets. Most of the campus is open to the public.

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Horrible online UI (for courses and in general) and horrible consistency of information between website pages. Once they have your money, the administration doesn't care about helping you. My only (but big problem) is with their administration; their professors are actually pretty good and do care.

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As a first year Urban Sustainability student at Ryerson I have definitely made the appropriate choice. This unique program divides the environment and urban sustainability portion of the curriculum with faculty of arts programs, which creates diversity as we have so many avenues available for classes and choice of minors. With only a hand-full of programs world-wide focusing on Urban Sustainability, Ryerson has done a great job of selecting profs who are also upper-league in their research and development of this sector.

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Just finished my 1st yr. Amazing time meeting new friends and loving my courses and profs. Can't wait 2nd year to start! Will miss you all over the summer.

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beautiful study space, incredible look from the outside as well as the inside. Lots of lightening, open space for students to relax. I can just keep counting, building provides everything you need. It's a very new, fresh, vibrant look for the name of the school, its students and Yonge Street. I love it and I hope it'll be used properly by students

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Attending Ryerson for the past five years has truly been a privilege. The innovation and progression that this school offers, is state of the art. They have become an influential factor within the city, and as students we really benefit. Overall the campus life is incredible, and Balzac's is a plus. Can't wait to see what Ryerson will offer and become in the near by future.

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Truly a great place to learn. Lots of resources available to you, helpful professors who truly enjoy teaching. And best of all, so many courses/programs to choose from!

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An amazing university in the heart of Toronto. Experience education and downtown environment at its best. Minutes away from exceptional dining and shopping options. Professors are experienced with outstanding exposure to corporate world and its operational understanding. Student Union body is always helpful and within reach for assistance. Over all, an excellent university to gain practical knowledge through thr professors who are always helpful.

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Great place to learn. The new student centre is state of the art. Right in the heart of downtown you have access to virtually anything you need

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I go to this school. Getting to Ryerson is probably one of the easiest things you can do. So many options from Go Train, Sub-way, driving and if your in the GTA area, its super easy to get there.

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The best school and the building is a great creative atmosphere!

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I mean, I walked in and nobody attacked me, so that's a plus. (jokes)

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All seats have a great unobstructed view, but the back seats in the balcony are quite far away from the stage. For events with unassigned seating, arrive early!

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