“Ryerson University this week celebrated the opening of its new Student Learning Centre, a 155,000-square-foot, $112 million “library of the 21st century.” The building’s first week will be a soft launch; it is open to students, but technology is still being installed and tested and not all offices and services are fully operative.” Read full article
“The Student Learning Centre (SLC) held its soft-opening on Feb. 23, 2015. Ryerson students wandered through the building in amazement, steaming cups of free coffee were gulped down in the lobby, and the university’s biggest project was introduced without much of a shebang.
The Eyeopener doesn’t like low-key events. So we spiced things up.”
“Ryerson University’s new Student Learning Centre, the eight-story architectural marvel perched at Yonge and Gould streets, held its soft opening Monday. Here are five interesting features of the new building.” Read full article
“Michael Cotton, project manager from Snøhetta, talks about what makes the Student Learning Centre unique”.
“Ryerson’s new Student Learning Centre, a marquee building on the site of the old Sam the Record Man, is on the cusp of opening at Yonge and Gould. In the lead-up to the big reveal, media were invited to tour the recently completed structure.” Read full article
“Wondering what you can expect in Ryerson’s new Student Learning Centre? Reporter Lee North has a tour of the new building at Yonge and Gould Streets.”
“Will you prefer the Beach, or the Panoramic? Or maybe you’ll spend your time in the Garden.
The remnants of Sam the Record Man are long gone and Ryerson’s latest addition has officially taken its place.
“It’s the 21st century,” Mohamed Lachemi, vice-president academic says the building was designed “It’s really about giving students the opportunity to be a part of the city– as you can see we are on Yonge Street.”” Read full article
“A three-year time-lapse video shows Ryerson University’s new student centre being built in downtown Toronto.” Read full article
“after two and a half years of construction, ryerson university’s new ‘student learning centre’ is set to open in toronto. designed by snøhetta, the eight-storey facility features a distinctive glass skin that intends to reflect a variety light qualities throughout the scheme’s interior. the project has been developed alongside zeidler partnership architects and will provide over 14,000 square meters of additional floor space.” Read full article
“Ryerson University started 2015 with a bang thanks to long-time friend Jack Cockwell and the Brookfield Partners Foundation. On January 6, we announced a $13-million gift from Mr. Cockwell and the Foundation, bringing their total giving to the university to more than $20 million. This latest gift places them among Ryerson’s most generous private sector benefactors.” Read full article