Category: Students

Expert Corner: why do consumers like to share?

When a brand declares that it is “eco-friendly”, recycled packaging and the use of organic materials usually comes to mind, which almost always demands for a higher price point. The ‘sharing economy’ (or collaborative consumption) consists of companies that are...

/ February 11, 2015

How To Be Productive During Reading Week

Can you believe it? Next week is reading week! I  can’t believe it … it feels like just yesterday was the start of the term. Part of me is super excited as I can’t wait to have a week off...

/ February 9, 2015

Expert Corner: Are Virtual Fitting Rooms The Solution?

Virtual fitting rooms…will this new technology help in closing the gap between the physical store and online shopping? Many people, like myself, would say that going to the actual store and trying on the clothes is the way to go,...

/ February 6, 2015

TRSM Hosts Their 7th Annual Battle on Bay Conference

The Battle on Bay case competition is an exciting and challenging opportunity for students to take part in. The students learn to analyze real world financial cases and scenarios. These competitions also allow students to enhance their critical thinking and...

/ February 2, 2015

Expert Corner: Social Media Marketing and Careers

Out with the old and in with the new; is this the case with traditional media versus social media? Have we traded in our print and televisions advertisements for Instagram and Twitter? Instagram has 200 million active monthly users, 11.1...

/ January 30, 2015

My Experience As A Direct Entry Student

Nervous, scared and excited… these were only a few of the things I felt as I began my journey from college to university. However, ever since I was in high school I knew that I wanted to complete both an...

/ January 26, 2015

Why Do A Business Related Undergraduate Program?

Deciding what program you want to pursue can be one of the hardest and most important decisions. I know there are high school students that already know exactly what type of career they want to be in and the program...

/ January 22, 2015

Expert Corner: 3 Trends Businesses Need To Watch

The holidays may have passed, but consumers are always shopping! They’re searching for deals and checking them twice across a variety of outlets. As well, the Internet and smartphones have changed the way consumers are shopping to make it more...

/ January 15, 2015

Welcome Back! Let’s Start This Year SMART!

Firstly, I would like to say welcome back to all of you! I hope you all had a wonderful winter break filled with laughter, great memories, good food and lots of sleep! January personally is not one of my favourite...

/ January 12, 2015

Accounting Degree Is The Goal for President’s National Scholarship Winner

Patrick Vipond took his high school grade point average (GPA) of 96.6 and knocked on the door of the School of Accounting and Finance at Ryerson University. Not only did the school admit him; it awarded him the President’s National...

/ November 28, 2014