Now that winter has finally ended, it’s time to start thinking ahead to fun in the sun. Whether you’re looking to explore the city, learn about different cultures, or just eat all the delicious food you can handle, Toronto has a plethora of events for everyone. Continue reading 23 Things to do in Toronto This Summer
Sophia Chea (right), a Ryerson International (RI) intern and future exchange student interviews Saura Haggart-Smith (left), another RI intern and former exchange participant.
THE APPLICATION PROCESS:
Sophia: Before I applied to go on an exchange, I attended an information session hosted by my faculty specific exchange coordinator. Attending the session made my application process so much easier. As the deadline for the application is near the end of January, I was able to take some time after my exams to complete it.
Photo Credit: Vilja Keskimaki, 2016/2017 Ryerson Inbound Exchange Student
When planning for exchange at Ryerson University, finding appropriate living arrangements can often be a challenge. As you start your search, there are many factors to consider such as cost of living, location, rental agreements, etc.
Below are some search avenues that may be helpful: Continue reading Planning for Exchange at Ryerson? Read This Post for Tips on Finding Short-Term Housing in Toronto
Studying abroad at one of Ryerson’s exchange partner universities is a great opportunity to gain international experience, learn a new language, meet new friends, and immerse yourself in a different culture. One of the most important aspects of going abroad is to start planning and saving money well before your journey begins. Not sure where to begin? This post will get you started!
Doug Furchner, Program Coordinator of Ryerson’s free financial literacy course, RU Debt Free, explains that all the lessons covered in the course syllabus are applicable well beyond the borders of Canada. The course covers the basics: budgeting, banking, bank accounts and saving, credit basics, paying for school, and life after school. In preparing to study abroad, using simple financial planning tools can make a huge difference. Doug recommends that if possible, take this FREE course before going on exchange.
Doug Furchner (right) and the RU Debt Free Team