Ryerson University

Choosing Ryerson for your undergraduate degree connects you to a community of research, creativity, development and support, while preparing you to imagine and rebuild our ever-changing societies. Whether that is working in your field, living in a world-class city or being surrounded by industry leaders, a Ryerson education will prepare you with transferable skills to inspire and lead.

You can put your ideas into action here. At Ryerson, you'll explore innovative new ways to learn and enhance your knowledge with real world experience. We champion diversity and innovation, while empowering thinkers, creators and entrepreneurs to harness their potential and develop their careers.

Distinctly urban, culturally diverse and intentionally inclusive, Ryerson is located in the heart of Toronto, Canada, recognized as one of the safest and most liveable cities in the world, and a city of opportunity. Here, students connect with leaders in culture, business, health care or government, in the classroom and through experiential learning, in a city that reflects the world. That's the Toronto advantage.

Zone Learning

Zone Learning is a model of experiential learning built to prepare students with opportunities to shape initiatives, apply their degree course work to kickstart projects, develop and build causes, companies, projects and ventures.

Students develop skills and ideas through workshops and bootcamps, build resumés and portfolios, grow their networks, access funding, and can graduate with their own startups.

Ryerson has 10 Zones, including Ryerson’s DMZ, the #1 ranked university-based business incubator by UBI Global. 

  • Biomedical Zone
  • Design Fabrication Zone 
  • DMZ 
  • Fashion Zone 
  • iBoost Zone
  • Clean Energy Zone 
  • Legal Innovation Zone 
  • Science Discovery Zone
  • SocialVentures Zone 
  • Transmedia Zone 

A Growing Campus

Ryerson is reshaping the downtown Toronto core with award-winning multi-use buildings. These include the iconic Sheldon & Tracy Levy Student Learning Centre (SLC), sharing a symbolic and physical connection to the Ryerson University Library, the Centre for Urban Innovation, the Ryerson Mattamy Athletic Centre (formerly Maple Leaf Gardens), the Ryerson Image Centre and the School of Image Arts.

Our newest addition is the impressive Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences complex, a multi-use building with student residence spaces, the Design Fabrication Zone and the Faculty of Community Services programs.