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Student Life

At Ryerson, university is more than just study – it’s a lifestyle. The four or more years you spend here can stretch your horizons and shape your future. Dive into campus life and explore your potential – academically, professionally and personally. You'll enrich your university experience, meet new people, and build lifelong memories. Check out just a few of the ways to get active in the Ryerson community.

The Toronto Advantage

With campus in the heart of Canada’s largest city, downtown life is here. There’s lots to see, do and enjoy. It’s also a great place to connect professionally in the country’s technology, finance and healthcare hub.

Student Groups

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Ryerson's science community alone has over 25 special interest groups – from gaming and robotics to pre-med and women in STEM. Many more groups exist across campus. From ethnicity to spirituality to hobbies, find a group where you belong.

Peer Mentoring

Learn the ropes in first year. Ryerson’s Tri-Mentoring program can match you up with an upper year student in your program. Get help to successfully navigate university life and your academic program.  

Course Unions

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Every science program has its own course union. These student-run unions represent the voice of students in each program. Have a say in academic matters related to your program, or even run for student office. Find your program's course union.

Science Lounge

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Study, eat, chat, relax. The Science Lounge is s shared space where science students can hang out between classes. Collaborate together or grab a cubicle for private study. Your Ryerson OneCard gives you full access at Kerr Hall 223.  

Recreation & Athletics

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Get fit and have fun. Ryerson recreation maintains fitness centres, studio, courts, pools and more. Join classes and clubs for everything from climbing and jiu jitsu to equestrian, fencing and dragon boat racing.  

SciXchange

Share your passion for science. SciXchange is your chance to give back through public outreach and volunteering. Help increase science literacy in the community. Promote experiential learning. Have a part in making science more accessible.

Studetns collaborating in the DMZ.

Zone Learning

Offered only at Ryerson, Zone Learning is about innovation and entrepreneurship. Thousands of students have created hundreds of start-up ventures. There are 10 different zones to explore, including the Science Discovery Zone and Biomedical Zone.  

Ryerson Science Society

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The RSS is the umbrella organization advocating for all Faculty of Science students at Ryerson. Find science-minded friends and events. Check out the supports and resources available to enrich your student life.