1. Best known as the Harvard of Canada and a member of the "Canadian Ivey Leagues", known for its academic prowess.
2. The first university in the world to maximize profits by accepting even those students it would normally reject through periperal second-rate campuses in Scarborough and Mississauga.
3. Home to the nation's greatest masochists who slave away sleep deprived and stress -ridden for mediocre grades while their peers drink booze and party at other universities, only to discover upon graduation that none of it mattered.
University of Toronto student: OMG WTF that guy from Ryerson got the job! I spent 4 years being a no-life, phoning my professors every weekend asking for research positions during the summer, worked my ass off, graduated with a 3.5 gpa and I still didn't get the job.
Ryerson kid: Dude, I showed up to class and got a 4.0.