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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Launch Zone Partners with TRMC

Student presents to judges in Business Plan Competition (BPC) in the Launch Zone at the SLC.The Ted Rogers Management Conference (TRMC) is a student-run business conference that aims to explore the business style and work ethic that the late Ted Rogers possessed and maintained. This year, TRMC ran from March 10-12, 2016.

The TRMC team partnered with the Launch Zone by virtue of their like-minded focus on developing entrepreneurial skills in communication, collaboration, design, business planning and leadership.

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Earth Hour at the SLC

This Earth Hour, shine a light on climate action. Switch off your light and switch on your social power at earthhour.orgRyerson University and the SLC will be joining millions around the world to shine a light on climate action by participating in Earth Hour. We will celebrate our commitment to our planet by switching off lights from 8:30 – 9:30pm on Saturday, March 19, 2016.

We will be turning off all non-essential lighting in and around the SLC for one hour. This includes:


  • Lights on Floors 3 and 4
  • Exterior lights
  • Lights installed on the glass windows on Floors 1 and 2
  • Lights on Floors 5 to 8 depending on occupancy

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SLC One Year Anniversary

Help us celebrate our first anniversary!

Share your SLC stories, memories, tips and photos using #RSLCYR1 and contribute to creating SLC’s digital Time Capsule.

All the content you generate using #RSLCYR1 this week (February 22-26) will be saved
in a time capsule and rediscovered on our fifth anniversary in the year 2020.

Visit us at the SLC Headquarters in LIB272B SLC 516 and show us your #RSLCYR1 post for an Anniversary gift.
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Construction Canada: Ryerson University wins façade engineering award

Ryerson University’s Student Learning Centre in Toronto won a Façade of the Year for 2015 award from the Society of Façade Engineering. Photo © Lorne Bridgeman
Ryerson University’s Student Learning Centre in Toronto won a Façade of the Year for 2015 award from the Society of Façade Engineering.
Photo © Lorne Bridgeman

“The Society of Façade Engineering has awarded Ryerson University’s Student Learning Centre in Toronto with a Façade of the Year for 2015 award in the new building category.

“Based upon the simple premise of the competition, which is to recognize excellence in façade design and engineering as a specialist discipline, this year’s competition fulfilled those objectives with exciting entries from around the world,” said Chris Macey, chair of the award judges. “The judges believe the winners have significantly raised the bar in terms of imagination, execution, and vision with some exciting projects that are world class by any standards.””

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