Amrutha Purakkat
M.Eng at Ryerson University at Ryerson University
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August 08, 2020
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Ryerson is Canada's leader in innovative, career-oriented education and a university clearly on the move. Located in downtown Toronto, it is a distinctly urban university with a focus on innovation and entrepre...
Ryerson is Canada's leader in innovative, career-oriented education and a university clearly on the move. Located in downtown Toronto, it is a distinctly urban university with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship. Ryerson has a mission to serve societal need and a long-standing commitment to engaging its community.\\The most applied-to university in Ontario relative to available spaces, Ryerson's reputation with business and community leaders continues to rise.\\The university offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs. Urban, culturally diverse and inclusive, Ryerson is home to more than 45,300 students, including 2,600 Master's and PhD students, 3,800 faculty and staff, and nearly 198,000 alumni worldwide.\\The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education is the country's largest, offering 1,500 courses and over 80 career-related certificate programs.\ \Ryerson is reshaping downtown Toronto with new buildings such as the iconic Mattamy Athletic Centre at the Gardens, the award-winning Ryerson Image Centre in the heart of campus, the Student Learning Centre on Yonge Street, and the multi-functional Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex on Church Street. ----- Ryerson is Canada's leader in innovative, career-focused education and a university clearly on the move. It is a distinctly urban university with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship. Ryerson has a mission to serve societal need and a long-standing commitment to engaging its community. Guided by a bold Academic Plan, an ambitious research agenda, and a Master Plan to revitalize the campus and surrounding neighbourhood, Ryerson is the most applied-to university in Ontario relative to available spaces, and its reputation with business and community leaders continues to rise. Ryerson offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs. Culturally diverse and inclusive, the university is home to 38,950 students, including 2,300 master's and PhD students, nearly 2,700 faculty and staff, and more than 140,000 alumni worldwide. Research at Ryerson is on a trajectory of success and growth: externally funded research has doubled in the past four years. The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education is Canada's leading provider of university-based adult education. The university's focus on innovation and entrepreneurship is represented most distinctly by the Digital Media Zone, a place for students to collaborate and bring their digital ideas to the marketplace. Ryerson is reshaping the downtown core of Toronto with three new buildings: the Mattamy Athletic Centre at the Gardens, the Ryerson Image Centre in the heart of campus, and a Student Learning Centre on Yonge Street. In addition, a Health Sciences building is in the planning stages. ----- The DMZ at Ryerson University is one of Canada’s largest business incubators for tech startups. The top-ranked university incubator in Canada and fifth in the world, it helps startups succeed by connecting them with customers, advisors, influencers and other entrepreneurs. It’s a space and community that supports and fosters new technologies that transform lives and businesses. The DMZ is based at Ryerson, but it’s not just for students; this community is home to entrepreneurs and innovators of all ages from across Toronto, Canada and the world. Overlooking the heart of downtown Toronto at Yonge-Dundas Square, the DMZ is a hub of innovation.
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350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 2K3

Contact Number

(416) 979-5000

No. of Employees

7,300

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