Free Resources for Students During Social Distancing
Although social distancing has led to some big changes in our everyday lives, there are still ways to make the most of this time!
Ryerson and other independent resources have shifted to having an online presence and are offering a variety of services accessible to students.
Introducing RSLC@Home: This new section of our website has tools that will help you build an atmosphere for success while at home. We want to provide you with tips, practices, and inspiration to make the most of your own study spaces!
Below, the SLC has compiled a further list of helpful resources. Whether you want to learn a new skill, work out from home, or stay up-to-date on news, we’ve got you covered!
Although the university is not accessible in-person, Ryerson resources are available online for students to use!
Student Learning Support (SLS)
The SLS is still offering one-on-one help online. They’re offering writing, math, English language and study skills appointments by phone or online. They are also offering workshops online. Visit their website to book an appointment.
Ryerson Mental Health and Wellbeing
They are able to connect Ryerson Students to services like the Medical Centre and counselling where they can receive virtual support. Visit the Ryerson Health and Wellness website for more information!
RU Student Life
RU Student Life is offering awesome engaging content including online community drop-ins, movie-watching sessions, and fitness classes through their social media platforms! Visit their website and Instagram to stay up-to-date.
Ryerson Career and Co-Op Centre
The Career and Co-op Centre has moved all their programming and appointments online. Visit their website for more information or to book an appointment.
The Ryerson Library Digital Media Experience Lab is offering daily online tutorials through their website. Learn Photoshop, Illustrator, and so much more! Visit their website for the links to join the tutorials.
Here’s a list of non-Ryerson resources students can take advantage of while social distancing to learn new things or enhance current skills!
Skillshare is offering thousands of unlocked classes for creatives free of charge. This is ideal for students who want to find a new hobby or try something new while staying home!
TED is always offering tons of free online courses with a diverse selection of topics and talks to get you through your day!
Adobe Creative Cloud
Adobe is offering 2 months of free Creative Cloud. To get the deal, go to cancel your membership and the offer will show up!
The World Health Organization has daily updates on COVID-19 news and safety precautions.
Government of Ontario
Ontario has a website for all COVID-19 related news and instructions province-wide.
The YMCA is offering free classes on their website!
The gym is live streaming fitness classes through their Facebook every day!
As one of the best digital meditation resources on the market, Headspace has made several of its meditative collections free to help everyone through this time. Check them out here.
Motivation – Daily quotes
This is a free app you can download through the App Store. It sends you motivational quotes as notifications throughout the day.
If there are resources we missed that have been helpful for you, please let us know so we can share them with everyone! You can send us a direct message on Instagram @ryersonslc.
Stay well and take care!