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International learning

Ryerson provides many opportunities for you to take your Nutrition and Food education global.

Visit Ryerson International to learn more about more global education opportunities.

Exchange program

If you are going into your second or third year, you'll have the opportunity to apply to engage in cultural and educational opportunities abroad.

Exchange students remain registered at Ryerson while on exchange. This means that you will continue to pay tuition to Ryerson and do not have to apply for re-admission upon your return.

The School of Nutrition partners with three universities in Australia to provide student exchange opportunities:



RMIT University

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Program: Food Technology and Nutrition  




Curtin University

Location: Perth, Australia

Program: Nutrition, School of Public Health




University of South Australia

Location: Adelaide, Australia

Program: Nutrition and Food Science  


Exchange program application requirements

Who can participate?

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Second or third year student
  • Adaptable, Ryerson ambassador



Online application



Application package

  • Resume
  • Cover letter that explains why you want to go on exchange and your reasons for choosing your host university.
  • Course planning tool
  • Submission date: February 1



You're approved! Next steps

Mandatory items to send to the advisor:

Useful information:

Please note, if you are planning to apply for DC Internships or graduate school, be sure to order transcripts while attending the host university, as it is  more cost-effective than ordering them upon your return.

Food security study tour

Food Security Study Tour (CFNY 400) provides an opportunity to learn about food security policy and programs, and to experience part of that learning by studying the case of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, recipient of the Future Policy Award by the World Future Council.

Participants travel to Belo Horizonte for one week for visits and presentations on the various programs developed by the municipal government as part of Brazil’s Zero Hunger strategy to reduce hunger, malnutrition, and general food insecurity. 

For more information on application and registration, please contact Bernadete Nobrega or Cecilia Rocha.

Urban Food Security Policy and Programs: The Case of Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Community development: International field experience

An opportunity for students to deepen their understanding of development issues, and to experience part of their learning in an inter-disciplinary, international, and intercultural setting. Read more about the CINT 912 course.