Ryerson University

Toronto, ON
Canada
Partner Since 2013

Ryerson University is Canada’s leader in innovative, career-oriented education and a university clearly on the move. With a mission to serve societal need, and a long-standing commitment to engaging its community, Ryerson offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs. Distinctly urban, culturally diverse, and inclusive, the university is home to over 38,000 students. Already an important hub in Canada’s innovation ecosystem, Ryerson is transforming education in Canada through its commitment to entrepreneurship and innovation. Building on the runaway success of its Digital Media Zone, its unique approach to “zone learning” provides mentorship, space and encouragement for student innovation and cross-disciplinary collaboration. Highlighted programs include: the Digital Media Zone, the Diversity Institute, and Environmental Applied Science and Management.

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Related TopicsChildren & Youth, Higher education, Civic Engagement, Changemaking, Social Entrepreneurship

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This profile was prepared when Ryerson University joined the Ashoka Partnership in 2013.
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