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Retail Students Association (RSA)

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The RSA is a student association and the official course union representing the Ted Rogers School of Retail Management to Ryerson University. Since the organization’s inception in 1998, the RSA has connected students to serve their needs and stimulate their growth.  Like the RSA on Facebook, external link, opens in new window follow on Instagram, external link, opens in new window or download a copy of the PDF fileRSA constitution.

Executive Team 2020-2021

President: Sebrina Bender

Executive VP: Adriana Martinez

VP Events: Arun Eladias-Juban

VP Finance: Nikki Brianne Samonte

VP Corporate: Kevin Young

VP Marketing: Tessa Duggan

Conference Chair: Cody Ha

Special Projects Coordinator: Mackenzi Morais

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Retail Council of Canada: Retail Education Scholarships


Interested in a career in retail? Are you passionate about the retail industry? Do you currently work and study in retail? You could be eligible for a Retail Education Scholarship!

The Retail Council of Canada has just announced its 2022 Retail Education Scholarships program. 18 scholarships are up for grabs! The top Retail Education Scholarship applicant will receive $5000.

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Application Deadline: April 1, 2022.

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ICSC Scholarships

The International Council of Shopping Centres offers scholarships of $2,500 and $5,000 through their ICSC Foundation for students within the United States and Canada. All scholarship recipients receive an industry mentor, a trip to RECon for U.S. recipients or Canadian Conference for Canadian recipients, and complimentary ICSC student membership.

Canadian Undergraduate Scholarships:

  1. ICSC Foundation Canada Undergraduate Scholarship
  2. Roslyn & Elliot Jaffe Retail Entrepreneur Scholarship - Canada Undergraduate

Application Deadline: March 31, 2021.

Retail School Council

School Council serves a different purpose than the course union and is tasked with reviewing academic matters and school policies - being comprised of both faculty and student representatives from each year of the B.Comm program.  Click here to learn more or contact your "year rep" with questions about degree options, structure, etc.

International Exchange

International Exchange

Take advantage of all the world has to offer by studying abroad.  

You will learn from new perspectives and gain valuable intercultural communication skills. An international experience also looks great on a resumĂ©, showing future employers that you have the ability to collaborate with a diverse range of people, navigate other cultures, and learn professional skills in a new environment. 

Explore more about International Exchange opportunities.

Ryerson Retail Alumni Association (RRAA)

The Ryerson Retail Alumni Association, external link, opens in new window provides retail alumni and current students with information, resources, and recognition relevant to their careers and interests through a variety of activities, workshops, and social gatherings. 

Through these initiatives, the RRAA executive team strives to provide opportunities for alumni and current students to network, establish new friendships and strengthen existing relationships.

Academic Success Center (ASC) 

The ASC helps students improve their academic performance with a series of learning services designed to develop new strategies, skills, and behaviours. 

Learn more about how the Academic Success Center can help you.

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