Ryerson University thrives on ideas and innovative thinking. Staff and faculty shape and realize educational goals, leverage the university's strength, and promote knowledge entrepreneurship. Emerging from these roles are initiatives that help to embed Ryerson in the community, prepare our students for the 21st-century job market, and create partnerships that stimulate research.
The provost and vice-president, academic works with the president, other vice-presidents, vice-provosts, deans, chairs and many others to develop university-wide centres and capital projects.
A mixed-use development—with space for teaching, research, student residence and study, and retail—the Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex will house four health sciences programs from the Faculty of Community Services: the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, the School of Nutrition, the School of Occupational and Public Health and the Midwifery Education Program.
Ryerson’s newest residence will provide modern, convenient accommodation to over 500 students; located at 186-188 Jarvis Street, less than a five-minute walk from the heart of the Ryerson campus.
The Student Learning Centre will give the entire Ryerson community an outstanding environment in which to study, collaborate and share ideas. The SLC will be accessible, digitally connected, and ready to adapt to the newest modes of educational discovery.
The renovated School of Image Arts building (a former brewery warehouse) has enhanced studio and production spaces, digital imaging facilities, faculty offices, and room for student collaboration. It also houses the Ryerson Image Centre with its acclaimed Black Star photography collection.
On the site of the historic Maple Leaf Gardens, the MAC offers stunning athletic facilities and a new home for the Ryerson Rams.
Opening Gould to pedestrian traffic has connected many elements at the heart of the Ryerson campus, including the School of Image Arts/Ryerson Image Centre, a summer farmers' market, Balzac's cafe, bike storage, and Lake Devo.