Inside Anxiety student video.
25 Apr 2016

Anxiety is Real, And Our Students Feel It: 3 Strategies to Help Students Cope with Anxiety

Anxiety is a very common condition for our students, as this film by the RU Student Life team so poignantly demonstrates. As a clinical psychologist

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Sharing ideas, walk and talk, all on the shores of Lake Devo.
28 Mar 2016

Facilitating Equity

A number of Student Affairs All-Staff Days have passed since our Executive Director asked for suggestions on using more inclusive language, asking for feedback on

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"Flu season has arrived" greets you on a sign as you step into line for the student run flu clinic at Ryerson University.
01 Feb 2016

Programming for Impact and Not Numbers: Health Promotion’s Student Run Flu Clinics

At Health Promotion I like to think that we are in the business of building our students’ capacity and empowering them to make informed choices

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Jesmen Mendoza sits on the SLC steps, calm, chill, totally ballin'.
27 Nov 2015

Staff Spotlight: Jesmen Mendoza

Welcome to Staff Spotlight, where we give the members of #RyersonSA the opportunity to discuss everything from their own approach to the industry to their

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RyersonSA 5 pillars: Community
21 Oct 2015

Connecting the Pillars: A Healthy Community

As #RyersonSA gears up for its annual Fall Summit meeting, we’re taking a few moments to reflect on the 5 Pillars that are the values and

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Your story is you, and it sits in your head, made up of all the emotions you experience and have experienced.
16 Sep 2015

Empathy is Risky Business

What would it mean to truly build a culture of resilience? Of compassion? Of empathy? Could we do it at Ryerson? I was contemplating this

Sarah Thompson 1
It's hard work to run a 1/2 marathon, but help from colleagues makes it easier.
08 Jul 2015

Running the Marathon: Why I love Working in RyersonSA

The academic year is winding down. Classes and exams are over and students are shifting gears, preparing for summer jobs, graduation, or relaxation. I work

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Health Promotions table is set up, ready and waiting for the Our Health Campus participants to arrive.
18 Jun 2015

Enriching Our Students’ Learning: the Experiential Process

As supervisors for work study or placement students, we are tasked with enriching our students learning experience. In the Health Promotion unit, self directed learning

Juannittah Kamera 1
Our data is like streams of computer code raining down over the world.
08 May 2015

Postcard Report: Health Data So Darn Awesome It Sings

I get thrown a lot of a different data. Miserable data, confounding data… and every now and then, data that’s so darn awesome it makes

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13 Apr 2015

The Secret World of Student Affairs

Coming into post-secondary work as a medical professional, it took me awhile to figure out that there was such a thing as a Student Affairs

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04 Mar 2015

Just in Time: Whole Health for the Whole Student

In a few weeks time, the world will celebrate “World Health Day” and with it, the 68-year old definition of health as defined by the

Gaya Arasaratnam 1
04 Feb 2015

Meet Janina: The Effects of Culture Clash on Our Students

What happens when young people notice significant cultural differences between their home environment and that of the dominant culture? I’d argue that this depends on

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