RESS represents over 4700 full-time undergraduate Engineering students at Ryerson University.
Founded in 1988, RESS is a student-run organization that aims to meet provide quality co-curricular programming throughout the year. RESS hosts various events throughout the year to – these include events designed to assist you in an academic capacity, athletic or social events, events to raise awareness for charitable causes, and events that focus on career preparedness. We support our membership from Orientation Week all the way through to the Iron Ring Ceremony and graduation.
RESS also provides support to the 40+ student organizations that exist at Ryerson Engineering – these include design teams, chapter organizations, course unions and interest groups.
RESS is a member of the Canadian Federation of Engineering Students (CFES).
RESS promises to be a caring and equitable society.
RESS promises to provide academic support to cater to specific student needs.
RESS promises to foster an environment that promotes student engagement in co-curricular activities.
RESS promises to transparent and accountable to its membership.
RESS promises to be a professional society that allows students to build connects with their peers, alumni and industry.
RESS promises to contribute towards elevating the pride and spirit of the engineering community.
Iron Ring Ceremony
The Iron Ring has been registered and may be worn on the little finger of the working hand by any engineer who has been obligated at an authorized ceremony of the Ritual of the Calling of the Engineer. The ring symbolizes the pride which engineers have in their profession, while simultaneously reminding them of their humility. The ring serves as a reminder to the engineer and others of the engineer’s obligation to live by a high standard of professional conduct.
Learn more about the 2018 ceremony. Details for the 2019 ceremony will be announced soon.