By Cathryn McEachern, COMMUNICATIONS INTERN AT RYERSON INTERNATIONAL (4TH YEAR STUDENT AT TRSM)
In a city with as much to see and do as Toronto, it can be hard to decide what to do with your time! There’s an overwhelming amount of restaurants, cafes, shops, activities, and more. Especially if you’re only visiting, it’s nearly impossible to see it all.
As a local and a Ryerson student, I’ve developed a list of some places around campus that I think are worth checking out. I hope this helps to kick-start your Toronto adventures, or just open your eyes to something you might’ve overlooked before.
Happy exploring! Continue reading Toronto 101
By Klara Hofman, Exchange Student at Ryerson in Fall 2018
Never in my life would I have pictured to have such intense experiences in just one semester! Traveling is without a doubt in my genes and it is something I wouldn’t want to miss in my life. So, I started looking for opportunities to spend a semester abroad while academically improving and making progress in my studies. Luckily, my home university in Trier (Germany) is partners with Ryerson’s School of Child and Youth Care. I was in a rush – applied – got picked – got accepted and just a blink of an eye later, I arrived at Pearson Airport in August 2018.
Continue reading Honeymoon Exchange at Ryerson
One of the most difficult aspects about going on exchange is understanding the new culture you’re going to be living in for the next few months. To better prepare you for this culture shock, we have compiled a list of the must-see Canadian films, ranging from iconic classics to brand new releases, and everything in between. Read on to see which films you should binge before you arrive for your exchange. Continue reading Iconic Canadian Films to Prepare You for Your Exchange at Ryerson
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
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