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Connect with International Students

Meet virtually with an international student

Schedule a video call with an international student like you to get an insider’s perspective on what it’s like to study abroad at Ryerson. They can answer any questions you have about student culture, community and life on campus and in the big city.

South Asia

Book a meeting with Priya
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  • Program: Psychology, 3rd year
  • Country of origin: 🇮🇳
  • Languages spoken: English, Hindi, French
  • Favourite spot in Toronto: Kensington Market
  • Favourite thing about Ryerson:
“The surroundings, which allow you to have a perfect balance of study and entertainment.”

United States

Book a meeting with Kyle
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  • Program: Business Management, 4th year
  • Country of origin: 🇺🇸
  • Language spoken: English 
  • Favourite spot in Toronto: Toronto Harbourfront
  • Favourite thing about Ryerson:
“The emphasis that is placed on taking your in-class learning out into the field of work.”

Middle East

Book a meeting with Zainab
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  • Program: Journalism, 3rd year
  • Country of origin: 🇦🇪
  • Languages spoken: English
  • Favourite spot in Toronto: Allan Gardens
  • Favourite thing about Ryerson:
“All the opportunities it creates for us! I would’ve never imagined myself getting to do so much so early on in life.”

Latin America

Book a meeting with Santiago
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  • Program: Aerospace Engineering, 2nd year
  • Country of origin: 🇧🇷
  • Languages spoken: English, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Favourite spot in Toronto: Riverdale Farm
  • Favourite thing about Ryerson:
“The location. Being in the heart of downtown, it's easy to access and close to big companies.”

Southeast Asia

Book a meeting with Vivian
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  • Program: Hospitality and Tourism Management, 4th year
  • Country of origin: 🇻🇳
  • Languages spoken: English, Vietnamese
  • Favourite spot in Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario
  • Favourite thing about Ryerson:
“It has to be PEOPLE. The people that I have met at Ryerson have shaped me into who I am today and influenced who I will be.”

Middle East

Book a meeting with Pantea
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  • Program: Fashion, 2nd year
  • Country of origin: 🇮🇷
  • Languages spoken: English, Farsi
  • Favourite spot in Toronto: Queen Street
  • Favourite thing about Ryerson:
“Zone Learning, where we can learn about entrepreneurship and work with actual clients.”

Caribbean

Book a meeting with Salomé
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  • Program: Hospitality and Tourism Management, 4th year
  • Country of origin: 🇧🇧
  • Languages spoken: English, French, Italian
  • Favourite spot in Toronto: Ryerson Quad
  • Favourite thing about Ryerson:
“Ryerson gave me tools and opportunities that enabled me to discover what I’m most passionate about.”

East Asia

Book a meeting with Allen
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  • Program: Computer Science, 4th year
  • Country of origin: 🇨🇳
  • Languages spoken: English, Mandarin 
  • Favourite spot in Toronto: Spadina Street
  • Favourite thing about Ryerson:
“The super friendly and helpful students, staff and professors here.”

Tour campus with a student

Want to see our campus in the heart of the city? Take a guided virtual tour with one of our international students.

Hear about the international experience

Our international students have been meeting virtually with each other to talk about everything from why they choose Ryerson to how they have learned from co-op work opportunities. Listen in to get their take on different aspects of the international student experience.

International students and graduates talk about why they chose Ryerson University

Ryerson students and graduates discuss how Ryerson’s co-op work opportunities helped them succeed

Ryerson student ambassadors chat about their Ryerson experience on campus and online