is a public educational institution in Canada
that was founded in 1948. It was initially known as Ryerson Institute of Technology and was named after Ontario’s first Superintendent of Education, Egerton Ryerson.
The University has seven schools and faculties
that offer undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate programs
in the fields of arts, design, community services, engineering, architecture, science, and management.
Ryerson University is dedicated to create a culture of action, believing that education and experience go hand-in-hand. The University enhances the student experience through internships and co-ops, and amplified through specialized minors and zone learning.
Ryerson University facts:
- One of its traditions, the Blue & Gold Ball, is a student-run, semi-formal social event to raise university funds and celebrate the Ryerson community.
- Sports teams are called Rams
- First Ontario university presented with the Eagle Staff, a traditional spiritual instrument that recognizes effort to create a strong, holistic support system for Aboriginal students.