Earth Hour at the SLC

Ryerson University and the SLC will be joining millions around the globe to shine a light on climate change action by participating in Earth Hour. We will celebrate our collective commitment to our planet by switching off the lights from 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2017.
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March Break Open House

Our campus will be buzzing during March Break Open House! Join us in welcoming prospective students and their families as they tour our urban campus and discover Canada’s leading university for innovation.  

Each day will start at 10 a.m. at the Ryerson Theatre, where visitors will enjoy a keynote address. From there, they will have the opportunity to learn all about their faculty of interest and what to expect as a future Ryerson student.

All activities have been tailored according to faculties. Take a look below to find out who we will be hosting throughout the week.

Reputed as Ryerson’s eye-catching iconic building, the SLC will definitely be a hot spot for our guests. The SEAL Team is excited to highlight the SLC and all that it has to offer. Student-led tours will happen every hour on the hour, between 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Registration will happen on site 15 minutes prior to tours at the Welcome Desk in the Amphitheatre.SLC student Specialist giving a tour to two people.For more information, click here.

Sesqui-what?

Written by Danielle Howson

Here at the Student Learning Centre (SLC), we’ve kicked off the sesquicentennial celebrations with the installation of a Canadian flag overlooking the bridge connecting to the Library. Just in time to honour National Flag of Canada Day on February 15th!

The SEAL Team smiling in front of the Canadian flag.

Join the SEAL Team in participating in the “Share your Moment with the Flag Challenge” using #CanadianFlag

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SLC Participates in Doors Open Toronto

On May 28th and 29th, the SLC will be a participant in the 17th annual Doors Open Toronto. #DOT16 is a free two-day event presented by Great Gulf that features over 130 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across the city – the SLC being one of them!

We will open our doors and welcome visitors to explore our award-winning space. Guests can choose to take a guided tour led by an SLC Specialist or stop in to check out the Library’s Digital Media Experience (DME) or Launch Zone.

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Maximum Exposure at the SLC

The School of Image Arts’ year-end show, Maximum Exposure, displays the work of over 150 undergraduate Photography and Film students. This year, we are piloting the support of Maximum Exposure at the SLC by providing the student-led team with the opportunity to extend the week-long exhibit. The display in the Ryerson School of Image Arts runs from May 2nd to May 8th. Following that, you can find the exhibit in the SLC on the first, fifth and sixth floors from May 13th to June 4th.

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Alternate Work Areas

Beginning Tuesday, May 3rd, Campus Facilities and Sustainability (CF+S) will be conducting required maintenance on the heating and cooling systems in Jorgensen Hall and the Podium. Following this maintenance and as the system is tuned, there may be temperature fluctuations in these areas for approximately one month.

If you are experiencing uncomfortable temperatures in your work area, we encourage you to make use of the workspaces available here in the SLC. Depending on your needs and preference, there are dedicated spaces for individual and collaborative work throughout the building. Find a spot that works for you by checking out Explore the Floors.

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Mass Exodus 2016 Taking Place this Weekend

Mass Exodus is the Ryerson School of Fashion’s end-of-year event, and is being held in the SLC from April 8-10, 2016. From April 7th at 8:00pm until April 11th at 7:00am, the sixth floor of the SLC will be dedicated entirely to this major production. Elevator and stair access to all other floors will function as usual.

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