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First Year Ambassadors

First Year Ambassadors

Our First-Year Ambassadors know exactly what you're going through, and they're here to share their knowledge and help you get acquainted with university life. Connect with them today!

First Year Ambassadors

FYA Takeover: Win a Free Textbook!

Starting now until the end of September, every week, a First-Year Ambassador will be taking over our social media accounts! They will be asking YOU questions and helping you learn all the vital things you need to know before starting Ryerson! Every time you engage with a post either on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, you will automatically be entered into the draw. We will be announcing the winners at the beginning of each month!

FYEO Meet & Greet

International Students Webinar: July 18, August 9

We will be holding two webinars on Tuesday, July 18th at 10am and Wednesday August 9th at 10am.  The webinars will explore the opportunities and support available in Engineering. Hear from faculty, staff and current international students and have your questions answered in real time. Register here.

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Views from First-Year: August 3

On Thursday August 3rd from 6 to 8pm, we will be hosting Views from First-Year. Our First-Year Ambassadors will share their experiences, you will meet your peers and take part in a design competition. The event is now full.

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In person Enrollment Support : August 8, 9, 10, 11

Our First-Year Ambassadors will be available in the following time slots to help you with Blackboard. They will assist you with adding your liberals, swapping sections for your first-year engineering courses. Register for only one session here.

  • August 8th 11am to 12pm or August 9th 5pm to 6pm
  • August 10th 11am to 12pm or August 11th 2pm to 3pm

 

Textbooks

Scavenger Hunt: August 14

Teams will race around campus to compete for the winning title. Learn about what Ryerson has to offer, meet the Ryerson Students' Union and the Ryerson Engineering Student Society, discover hidden spots on campus and enjoy a BBQ! Due to the interactive nature of this event, space is limited, register here.

FYEO Meet & Greet

Math Mini Course: August 14-24

This free course offers incoming students with an opportunity to touch up on equations and inequalities, polynomial functions and trigonometric functions. The course is taught by Ryerson professors in a workshop setting. In the past, students who took the math mini course obtained higher grades on both the Calculus 1 midterm and final grade than students who didn’t take the course! Registration here.

FYEO Meet & Greet

Academic Orientation: August 28

This mandatory event gives you an opportunity to learn about your responsibilities, rights and resources.  Will be taking place on Monday, August 28th from 10am to 12pm. We will be sending you more information early August.

FYEO Meet & Greet

Writing Skills Test: August 28

All incoming engineering students are required to take the Writing Skills Test on Monday August 28th from 3 to 4pm. Registration here.

FYEO Meet & Greet

Parents Information Night: August 30

On Wednesday August 30th from 6 to 8pm, we will be holding a panel discussion with student support offices, the First-Year Engineering Program Director and upper-year students. We will be offering campus tours from 5 to 5:45pm, please register here.

FYEO Meet & Greet

FYEO Meet & Greet: September 14

Come meet the FEAS Dean, the FYEO staff, First-Year Ambassadors, your peers and student groups/clubs/teams on Thursday, September 14th from 12-2pm in the Sears Atrium. Mingle, ask questions or just come for the free pizza! Registration information will be updated early August. 

 

Significant Dates 

All the important dates and deadlines from now till September! 

First Year Ambassadors

Your Future Now: July 5, 13, 19, 27

Get a sneak peak of the Ryerson campus while meeting your First-Year Ambassadors as they guide you through the campus while providing insider tips on navigating your first year. Want to know the best study spots? Where to charge your phone? Or which lab is specific to your program? FYAs will share their advice, their own First-Year experience and the types of support that are available to help make your upcoming year a success! Weekly sessions will be held on July 5th, July 13th, July 19th and July 27th.