Health + Wellness
Awards and Bursaries
Viola Desmond Student Bursary
Sent to us on behalf of the Office of the Vice President, Equity and Community Inclusion (OVPECI):
This bursary awards $1,000 to a Ryerson student who self-identifies as a Black woman and is engaged in community work. The application is available on AwardSpring until Friday, November 6, and the recipient will be notified by December. Only students with a minimum 1.67 cumulative grade point average and a clear academic standing will be considered. More eligibility requirements can be found on the Award Criteria and Nomination Process page.
Named in Viola Desmond’s honour, this annual bursary celebrates the past, present and future achievements of Black women and the Black community in Canada and at Ryerson.
Mental Health Support
Ryerson Counseling Services
Centre for student development and counseling.
Student mental health support created by students.
Member Services Office
The Member Services Office is your one-stop shop for information on Health and Dental Plan, discounted movie and entertainment tickets, a variety of merchandise and the official campus lost and found.
Good Food Market
Running monthly on Wednesdays from 3pm-6:30pm
For Part-Time Degree Members Only.
Canadian Mental Health Association
Physical & mental health program
Ryerson wellness and mental health program.
CESAR Emergancy Grant
The CESAR emergency grant is not intended to pay course tuition fees, ancillary fees, or course text books.
Eligibility for Emergency Grant:
Applicants must be enrolled in a part-time degree, continuing education, or distance education course during the term of their application for a grant.
The applicant must demonstrate serious, emergency financial need due to unexpected circumstance that has recently occurred and is beyond their control.
Typically grants are awarded on medical and compassionate grounds, such as in cases of serious illness, death of a family member, eviction, and layoffs, to name a few.