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#ChangChat on Career Transitions: August 12

Job Search Strategies for Career Changers

Are you thinking of making a career change? Join us for a Tweet chat on job search strategies for career changers. The Chang School’s Career Consultant Paulina Nozka will lead a discussion with special guests to share resources to assist you in translating your previous skills and experience into relevant information for a new job.


Wednesday, August 12, 2015
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. (ET)


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Interested in receiving tailored career advice? Visit to connect with Career Consultant Paulina Nozka.


The Chang School’s Fall 2015 Open House

The Chang School’s Open House is designed to welcome you into The Chang School community and help you make informed decisions about your program of choice. This Chang School-wide event provides you with both program-specific and general student-life information.

Meet with program representatives and learn from a panel of Chang School graduates and students who will share how continuing education has helped them build, advance, or pursue their careers.


Thursday, August 27, 2015
4:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Introductory session, including a Chang School panel discussion, and a welcome from Dr. Marie Bountrogianni, Dean of The Chang School.

5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
One-on-one information sessions with your program of choice.


Ryerson University
George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre
245 Church Street, Toronto, ON


Visit the event page to register and for more information.

Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served.


STEM Speed Networking Event: August 6

If you are a current Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) student or interested in entering the field, join Ryerson’s Career Centre and The Chang School for a STEM speed networking event with some of Canada’s most well-known and reputable employers. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions about career trends in STEM, popular jobs in the field, various career paths people have taken into their industry, and what recruiters look for when hiring.


Thursday, August 6, 2015
5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.


Ryerson University
Heaslip House, 7th Floor
Peter Bronfman Learning Centre
297 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON


Visit the RSVP page to register and for more information, including a list of some of the employers that will be attending.

Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served.


The Chang School Will Remain Open during the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

From July 10 to July 26 and August 7 to August 15, Toronto will be hosting the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games and Ryerson will serve as a host venue for some competitions.

Large crowds and heavier-than-normal traffic conditions are anticipated during the games, and some transit routes may be affected by road closures and re-routing.

All Chang School classes, tests, and exams will take place as scheduled. It is the responsibility of all students enrolled in Chang School classes to ensure that provisions are made that allow them to arrive on time for all classes, tests, and exams. We appreciate your cooperation and attention to this matter.


2015–2016 Courses and Programs

View the 2015–2016 website for information on courses, scheduling, and programs being offered in the 2015–2016 academic year.

You can also check out a list of new programs or new courses and workshops.


Free Tutoring for Accounting, Finance, Statistics, and ITM Courses

Do you need help with your Accounting, Finance, Statistics, or ITM courses? Would you like to gain a better understanding of the course material? Chang School learners have access to free tutoring through Student Services in the Ted Rogers School of Management. From Monday, May 11, to Thursday, August 6, 2015 (excluding holidays), tutors will be available to assist learners enrolled in the following courses:

CACC 100/110/406/410
CFIN 300/401
CQMS 102/202
CITM 100/102/107/207/500

Visit Student Services in the Ted Rogers School of Management to learn more and to view a full tutoring schedule.


The Chang School Offers Open Admission

The Chang School provides access to university-level and degree-credit courses for all adult learners, regardless of previous experience. Enrollment for most degree-credit courses is on an open admissions basis, providing convenient access to university classes no matter where you live or work – without any formal entrance requirements.

The Chang School extends Ryerson University’s academic resources to adults interested in building their careers, advancing their careers, changing careers, taking courses for professional development or general interest, or applying to a degree program.

If you plan to transfer credits back to your home institution, use your credits to gain entry to a Ryerson degree program (subject to space availability and competition), or if you require more information, please contact us or come to one of our Open House sessions.