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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 and join the online conversation.

First Year Ambassadors

FYA Takeover: Win a Free Textbook!

This summer, follow our Twitter, Facebook Group and Instagram feeds. Between June and September, a First-Year Ambassador will be asking you questions, and sharing the info you need to know before classes start. Just repost, retweet, like or comment on their posts and you’ll be automatically entered into our monthly textbook draws! Winners will be announced on our social media at the beginning of each month.

First Year Ambassadors

Better than GPS: July 4, 12, 16, 24

Your First-Year Ambassadors will be providing customized first-year engineering campus tours and sharing 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 4th, July 12th, July 16th and July 24th. Register here.

Textbooks

Views from First-Year: August 2

On Thursday August 2nd 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. Due to the interactive nature of this event, space is limited. Register today to avoid the waitlist.

FYEO Meet & Greet

International Students Webinar: July 18, August 15

We will be holding two webinars on Wednesday, July 18th at 10am and Wednesday August 15th at 10am.  The webinars will explore the opportunities and support available in Engineering. Hear from staff and current international students and have your questions answered in real time. Register here.  

Textbooks

In person Enrollment Support : August 7 - 10

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. Registration will open in July

 

FYEO Meet & Greet

Math Mini Course: August 13-23

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! Register here.

FYEO Meet & Greet

Academic Orientation: August 27

This mandatory event gives you an opportunity to learn about your responsibilities, rights and resources.  Academic Orientation will be on Monday, August 27th from 10am to 12pm. More information will be provided early August.

FYEO Meet & Greet

Writing Skills Test: August 27

All incoming engineering students are required to take the Writing Skills Test on Monday August 27th from 3 to 4pm. Registration will begin early August.

FYEO Meet & Greet

Parents Information Night: August 29

On Wednesday August 29th 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. Registration will open in June.  

FYEO Meet & Greet

FYEO Meet & Greet: September 13

Come meet the FEAS Dean, the FYEO staff, First-Year Ambassadors, your peers and student groups/clubs/teams on Thursday, September 13th from 12-2pm. Mingle, ask questions or just come for the free pizza! Registration will open in August.

Significant Dates 

All the important dates and deadlines from now till September!