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Student Learning Centre

Ryerson’s external,Student Learning Centre (SLC) transformed the corner of Yonge and Gould into one of Toronto’s most vibrant, people-friendly intersections. Offering panoramic views of the city, high ceilings and plenty of natural light, the SLC provides an outstanding environment in which to study, collaborate and share ideas. The building stands eight storeys high and is home to Ryerson’s School of Performance, Digital Media Experience Lab, Student Learning Support and more. Truly a library of the 21st century, the SLC has become a centralized hub for student learning, activity and innovation.

Role Provider
Architects external,Snøhetta (Oslo and New York) and external,Zeidler Partnership Architects (Toronto)
Construction manager external,EllisDon Corporation
Project manager external,WSP Canada Inc.
Quantity surveyor external,Marshall Murray
Retail broker external,CBRE

Gross floor area: 14,443 m2 (155,464 square feet)

Building height: 8 floors

Capacity: approx. 2,300 people

Layout: Visit the SLC website to external,explore the floors

The external,SLC is a LEED Gold certified building that boasts a number of resource-efficient features, including:

  • three green roofs;
  • water-conserving plumbing fixtures;
  • roof and ground water collection systems to harvest stormwater; and
  • a transparent, temperature-moderating glass exterior.