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Student Societies and Groups

Ted Rogers Students' Society

Ryerson Commerce Society

All of the Ted Rogers School of Management’s (TRSM) student groups and societies are overseen by the Ted Rogers Students' Society (TRSS). The Ted Rogers Students' Society links students together from the six separate schools at TRSM under one united voice. As a student-elected society, the TRSS represents over 9,500 full-time undergraduate students across the TRSM and Ryerson University campus.

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Economic Management Science Course Union (EMSCU)

The Economics and Management Science Course Union (EMSCU) was established to be the voice of all economics students within the Ted Rogers School of Management. EMSCU hosts several events that expose EMS students to industry professionals and ensure all EMS students receive full support from the Career Centre and the Economics department. 

Human Resource Student Association (HRSA)

The Human Resource Student Association (HRSA) facilitates the exchange of human resources knowledge between students, faculty, alumni and the business community. The HRSA hosts a series of events throughout the academic year, including HR Alumni Night, the Organizational Behaviour Case Competition (OBCC), HR Showcase, the Career Mentorship Program and many more. 

Ryerson Hospitality and Tourism Students’ Society (RHTSS)

The Ted Rogers School of Ryerson Hospitality and Tourism Students’ Society (RHTSS) is dedicated to organizing events and activities for HTM students, including a wine trip, annual etiquette dinner, case competitions and industry networking nights. 

Information Technology Management Students’ Association (ITMSA)

The Information Technology Management Students’ Association (ITMSA) is a student-run organization that provides advancement, social and academic-related events for the students within the ITM program. These activities enrich their university experience and promote interaction and relationships between students, inside and outside, of ITM. Events include case competitions, networking nights, Frosh Finale and the Ryerson Commerce Games. 

Law and Business Students’ Association (LBSA)

The Law and Business Students’ Association (LBSA) focuses on enhancing the academic and pre-professional careers of the students enrolled in the Law and Business major. Throughout the year, unique learning opportunities are offered, as well as networking events and social events. 

Ryerson University Finance Society (RUFS)

The Ryerson University Finance Society (RUFS) connects students to industry professionals through its’ many events, information and recruitment sessions. These initiatives allow students to acquire further knowledge needed to compete in the current business environment and gain a better insight into their future careers. 

Ryerson Global Management Group (RGMG)

The Ryerson Global Management Group (RGMG) is committed to enhancing student knowledge of, and experience within, the global business environment. Students are connected to employers through exclusive networking events and are educated about globally-focused career paths in order to expand their cultural understanding of diverse business environments.

Ryerson University Accounting Society (RUAS)

The Ryerson University Accounting Society is the course union for students of the School of Accounting and Finance at the Ted Rogers School of Management. RUAS connects students with industry professionals through networking opportunities, provides education on accounting designations and career options. RUAS also contributes to the growing reputation of the Ted Rogers School of Management through case competitions. 

Ryerson Marketing Association (RMA)

The Ryerson Marketing Association (RMA) serves the interests of Marketing majors and minors. The RMA aims to broaden the understanding of marketing within the Ryerson University student body, exposing students to all areas of the industry. Educational events and competitions include interactive workshops, speaker panels and networking sessions, where students gain a clearer picture of what the marketing world has to offer. 

Retail Students’ Association (RSA)

The Retail Students’ Association (RSA) believes in fostering a team atmosphere and a sense of community spirit within the Ted Rogers School of Retail Management. Events include the Michael Belcourt Lecture Series, CIBC Run for the Cure, Journey for Jacob and speed mentoring with prominent retailers. 

Real Estate Ryerson (RER)

Real Estate Ryerson is the official course union for the newly developed Real Estate Management major offered at The Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson university. We strive to embody all sectors of the industry - residential and commercial sales, property development, property management, appraisal, urban and environmental planning, investment analysis and financing etc. We seek to act as the vessel that connects students with a common and professional interest in real estate through a series of highly developed and innovative programs, events, and initiatives.

Ryerson Entrepreneurship Association (REA)

Dedicated to serving the interests of Entrepreneurship majors and minors at the Ted Rogers School of Management. The REA aims to broaden the understanding of entrepreneurship within the Ryerson student body. Whether we are helping students start their own business or giving students a way to differentiate themselves in the corporate world, the REA promotes all facets of entrepreneurship. Events include appearances from successful entrepreneurs, corporate intraprenuers, and social entrepreneurs who all use their entrepreneurial mindset differently.

AIESEC

AIESEC is the world’s largest student-run organization, present in 113 countries and territories. Focused on providing a platform for youth leadership development, AIESEC offers young people the opportunity to be global citizens, to change the world, and to get experience and skills that matter today. 

Ryerson Investment Group (RIG)

The Ryerson Investment Group seeks to resemble a full-fledged investment company by educating and engaging students interested in investment and finance. 

Corporate Social Responsibility Student Association (CSRSA)

The Corporate Social Responsibility Student Association (CSRSA) connects with industry and academia to educate and promote socially responsible business leadership, while promoting corporate social responsibility (CSR) values among businesses and all Ryerson University stakeholders.

DECA Ryerson

DECA Ryerson gives students and members the opportunity to use the knowledge and experience gained in and outside of the lecture hall to develop their analytical, presentation and networking skills. Delegates are put to the test when asked to use these skills while competing in case competitions at the regional, provincial and international level throughout a variety of industries, including sports, entertainment marketing and financial services. 

ENACTUS Ryerson (formerly SIFE Ryerson)

Enactus Ryerson aims to change people’s lives by empowering them through programs and initiatives that use the positive power of business. Members are provided the opportunity to gain hands-on experience to achieve personal and professional success. Members compete on a regional, national and international level, showcasing how they are changing lives through business. Enactus Ryerson was the champion in 2009-2010 and 2012-2013. 

Ryerson Commerce and Government Association (RCGA)

The Ryerson Commerce and Government Association is a non-partisan student organization that seeks to inform, educate and inspire students by providing access to industry insights. Focus is placed on understanding the impact of government regulation and public policy on business at all levels. 

Ryerson Consulting Association (RCA)

The Ryerson Consulting Association (RCA) is dedicated to bridging the gap between the Ted Rogers School of Management and the consulting industry. Through networking events, workshops and competitions, the RCI is focused on educating and connecting students to professionals and firms in the fields of management, IT and risk consulting. 

Ryerson Financial Planning Association (RFPA)
Ryerson Students Offering Support (SOS)

Ryerson Students Offering Support (SOS) is a chapter of the larger North American parent charity organization, and empowers Ryerson University students to help themselves and less fortunate children. 

Ryerson Speech and Debate Association (RSDA)

The Ryerson Speech and Debate Association (RSDA) is designed to educate, empower and inspire the students of Ryerson University to new heights through competition and debate. 

Ryerson Sales Initiative (RSI)
Ryerson Sports and Business Association (RSBA)

The Ryerson Sports and Business Association (RSBA) provides a resource that allows students to learn about all aspects of the sports industry and introduces them to the different paths they can take with their degrees in business. 

Ryerson Toastmasters

Ryerson Toastmasters helps members learn the skills required for effective speaking, communication and leadership. Ryerson Toastmasters teaches members how to develop public speaking skills through the Toastmasters learn-by-doing program. The program educates members on these essential skills, set to success in the professional world. 

Ryerson University Co-op Student Association (RUCSA)

The Ryerson University Co-op Student Association is focused on enabling co-op students at Ryerson University to stay competitive within the industry while also facilitating a growing co-op social community. 

TEDxRyersonU

TedxRyersonU is committed to spreading ideas about technology, entertainment and design in the spirit of TEDx. 

Ted Rogers Outreach Program (TROP)
Ted Rogers Management Conference

The Ted Rogers Management Conference was established to annually recognize and thank Ted and Loretta Rogers for their tremendous support of the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University. The conference allows students, faculty, industry professionals and media to explore the business style and work ethic that Ted Rogers embodied.

Women in Information Technology Management (WITM)

Women in Information Technology Management’s (WITM) mission is to empower, encourage and equip females in ITM with the necessary resources to broaden their horizons, exceed expectations and forge through industry barriers. Through networking nights, speaker panels and interactive workshops, WITM enhances personal development by building leadership and mentorship skills.