School History

  What is now the Ryerson School of Journalism had its origins more than 60 years ago when Printing Management students received a few lectures in “practical journalism” from instructor Ed Parker. Those lectures evolved into a full-fledged journalism program in 1950. Parker brought in magazine writer and journalism teacher Earle Beattie, and the following year…

Exchanges

Ryerson offers many opportunities to work or study abroad. Click here for general information about how Ryerson can support you when you go overseas. There are two methods to learning abroad. With our Exchange program, a formal exchange can take place when a signed exchange agreement exists between institutions. Exchange students remain registered at their…

Gear Guide

Journalism students are required to do reporting, production and multimedia work in the field using mobile technology, and while “loaner” equipment is available we know many students will be making purchases or adding technology devices to their shopping lists.   We offer these suggestions….. Laptop computer – see specifications below EITHER a) smartphone (iPhone) with data contract…

RSJ Guidelines

Essential Timetable And Curriculum Choices You are responsible for ensuring that you take all the courses required in each year of study. This can get tricky. Be sure to check your timetable every term with the Calendar to make sure you are enrolled for the required number and combination of courses. If you're in doubt,…

University Guidelines

Minimum Grades To retain the clear academic standing you'll need for continuing your degree studies and for graduation, you must maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA), which is the average of the grades you attain for individual courses. Generally, the university's minimum GPA is 1.67, which roughly translates to a minimum average grade of…