Toronto Metropolitan University

Ryerson University is excited to expand into the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with the launch of a satellite campus in Cairo, Egypt. The Cairo campus, whose physical presence will be facilitated by Universities of Canada in Egypt, will give local students the opportunity to earn a Ryerson degree in an environment that emulates the Canadian university experience. From our commitment to experience-based learning to our entrepreneurial spirit to our deeply creative culture, innovation defines all that we do. It’s this unique approach that makes Ryerson students in demand and employable upon graduation.

Faculty of Communication & Design (FCAD)

FCAD is Canada’s home of creativity. We are dedicated to developing creators with authentic voices who engage directly with creative industries around the world, offering more opportunities to educate future creative leaders than anywhere else.

1)Fashion:

Canada’s leading university fashion program integrates inclusive, decolonized and sustainable perspectives throughout the curriculum. Take courses from optional concentrations in fashion communication, fashion design, fashion studies, design leadership, or textiles and material practices. Gain hands-on experience through career-focused workshops and industry projects. After Graduation: Graduate from the program with a breadth and depth of knowledge and skills, and you’ll be prepared for ever-changing and dynamic careers in the fashion industry, including:

  • Product Development
  • Event Management
  • Brand Strategy and Design
  • Art/Creative Direction
  • Textile Design

2)Sport Media:

The only program of its kind in North America is now available in the Middle East. Learn about sport entertainment management, sport journalism, live production, on-air hosting and multi-platform marketing. Study the issues informing and shaping the future of the sport media industry. Gain hands-on experience with access to state-of-the-art technology. After Graduation: Graduate with the specialized skills to score big in the dynamic world of sport media, including:

  • Sport Journalism
  • Media Broadcasting
  • Sport Management
  • Sport Agents

3)Media Production:

Learn to produce content for various platforms at this internationally recognized media school. Explore video, television, podcasting, radio, AR/VR, transmedia and live productions, and broadcast from state-of-the-art studios. Refine your skills through experiential opportunities and connect with professionals through networking events. After Graduation: Graduate with a global perspective of the entertainment industry by building a strong foundation in the art, craft and business of media production, including:

  • Production Management
  • Application Design and Development
  • TV and Journalism
  • Film Gaming
  • Creative Consultancy

Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science (FEAS)

FEAS gives students the opportunity to gain an accredited engineering degree from one of Canada’s leading universities. At FEAS, the blueprint for leadership development is a unique alliance of interdisciplinary learning, technical fluency, life skills, community interaction, and crucial conversations about what leadership means on campus, in the workplace, and in society at large. FEAS considered among the top engineering schools in Canada. FEAS offers students a 4 year accredited engineering program from one of Canada’s most innovative universities.

1)Civil Engineering:

Civil engineers solve environmental and societal problems and help make communities safer. Learn to conceive, design, plan and build essential, sustainable infrastructures, including power and water supply structures and waste treatment facilities, high- and low-rise buildings, airports, roads and dams. Choose from specializations in Structural, Transportation or Environmental Engineering.

2)Mechanical Engineering:

Discover what makes an artificial heart beat, an escalator move or robots walk and talk. You’ll learn the engineering principles necessary to design, manufacture and test machines, biomechanical implants, energy-efficient systems, thermofluid systems and consumer products.

3)Electrical Engineering:

Electrical engineers shape the technology that powers our world – from computer systems to electronic devices and power transmission systems. Use your knowledge of engineering principles and practices to design, develop and implement electrical circuit relationships, electronic devices, integrated circuits, microprocessors, computers and control systems. Gain in-demand expertise to advance technology in industries ranging from health care to manufacturing to consumer electronics.

4)Computer Engineering

Design the next digital phenomenon and make all of our lives more efficient, entertaining, and interconnected.

Gain versatile and in-demand skills, including designing and building computers, mapping networks, programming software, developing hardware and firmware, and interfacing computers with each other and the world.

Software engineering: Starting in the third year, this option integrates software programming and computer science principles into the hardware component of the computer engineering program. Learn how to program and create software, while also understanding the architecture of computer systems, leading to an exciting career as a developer, software architect, computer systems designer, or data engineer.

5)Aerospace Engineering

Reinvent how we travel across water, land, sky, or space.

The program includes studies in aerodynamics, stress analysis, structural design, flight mechanics, stability and control, and aircraft performance, together with Mechanical and Electrical Engineering courses.

In the first and second year, you’ll advance your understanding of foundational engineering science in courses like mathematics, basic sciences, computer programming, aerospace design, and flight mechanics.

Streams: In the third year, you’ll choose to study in one of three streams aircraft, spacecraft, or avionics. In the fourth year, you’ll work on a student team to design and analyze your own aircraft or spacecraft and present your final project to industry representatives. There is a strong emphasis on design, and much of the analytical work is reinforced by computer and hardware laboratories.

Admission Requirements:

A)Minimum English Language Proficiency Test Requirements:

Requirements reflect overall scores. There are no minimum requirements for band scores (e.g. reading, writing, speaking, listening).

B)Academic Requirements:

Fashion, Media Production, Sport Media:

  • At least two (2) A Levels in different subject areas with final grades of C or higher. Please note: Two AS Levels are acceptable in place of an A Level.
  • Applicants must also present GCSE/IGCSE/O Levels in at least three different subject areas with minimum final grades of B/6 or higher in one subject and C/4 or higher in two other subjects. English with a grade of B/6 or higher is required at the GCSE/IGCSE/O Level or A Level.

Engineering:

  • A Level Mathematics and A Level Physics with final grades of C or higher in each. Please note: AS Levels are not acceptable in place of these subject A Levels.
  • Applicants must also present GCSE/IGCSE/O Levels of at least three different subject areas with minimum final grades of B/6 or higher in one subject and C/4 or higher in two other subjects. English and Chemistry with grade of C/4 or higher is required at the GCSE/IGCSE/O Level or A Level.

B)Non-Academic Requirements:

In addition to meeting the academic requirements, you are required to submit the following non-academic requirements.

FCAD Media Production

-Written Statements:

Please answer the following two questions in a thoughtful, reflective and compelling manner, strictly limiting your response for each to the word count specified.

  1. Provide a personal statement as to why you have chosen Media Production and explain what you have done that demonstrates why you are a good candidate for this program. Please include your areas of interest and where you see yourself working after graduating from the Media Production program. (300 words) .
  2. Choose a favorite media product (from television, film, music, radio, theatre, or any other creative medium) and describe what makes it compelling for you and how you might adapt it to another media platform. (500 words).

Please ensure that your response to the above questions are saved and submitted as one file.

-Resume:

Prepare a current resume/curriculum vitae highlighting education, work experience, volunteer experience, and extracurricular activities.

-Interview when Requested

After the assessment of the above materials, candidates will be informed if they have been chosen to participate in the interview stage of our admission selection process. Interviews may occur with faculty or staff. Instructions will be provided. Contact RyersonAdmission@uofcanada.edu.eg for additional questions.

-Submission Instructions

Do not submit non-academic material until after you have submitted your application for admission. You will receive an email acknowledgement of your application that will include your Ryerson Student Number. Please include your Ryerson Student Number on all materials you submit. In addition to meeting competitive academic requirements, you are required to submit the following non-academic requirements. Your ability to follow and adhere to the requirements is part of the assessment of your application.

Your submission must include the following:

  • Written statements (.pdf file)
  • Resume (.pdf file)
  • Interview when requested

You are required to submit your Written Statements and Resume via Vidcruiter, your login information will be sent to you upon submission of your academic requirements.

FCAD Fashion

Portfolio

The portfolio is an essential part of your application, and it represents an opportunity to display your creativity, exploratory research and technical skills. It is the place to showcase your concepts and critical thinking and express your interest in Fashion. Your portfolio contains a combination of visual and written work, including both process and finished pieces.

Questions? Contact RyersonAdmission@uofcanada.edu.eg with questions about the portfolio.

You need to Submit Four Portfolio Pieces

Submit four (4) finished pieces of your best creative work or samples of writing that display your skills and interest in Fashion. We really want to see how your ideas develop and so you are encouraged to also submit process work along with the finished paces to demonstrate the evolution of your ideas. Be sure to label your process work accordingly.

Your process may be demonstrated through:
  • Sketching multiple concepts.
  • Material exploration.
  • Photos of work in progress.
  • Credited images of inspiration.
  • Notes and related research.
Clothing & Accessories
  • Sewn Garment: From a commercial pattern or your original.
  • Creative Reuse: Up cycled garment or accessory.

Notes: Display on a dress form or body. Photograph front, back and detail views. Include a short description.

Graphic Design
  • Branding: Design a logo and advertisement using your original imagery and text.
  • Social Media Campaign: Promote an idea through a social platform of your choice. Include graphics and a written description of your strategy.
Fine Art
  • Traditional Art Media: Painting, printmaking, sculpture, etc.
  • Illustration/Drawing: Fashion figure and garment design, accessory, or product illustration.
  • Photography: Abstract, editorial or product-focused.
Accessory or Textile Design
  • Accessory Design: An illustration, computer rendering or photographs of a physical prototype of your design for jewelry, hat, purse, etc. Include a short description along with images showing the overall design and details.
  • Textile Design: Your original block print, digital design, weaving, embroidery, etc. Include a short description a long with sketches, prints or photographs showing the overall design and details.
Writing
  • Academic Writing: An essay demonstrating your skills in research writing.
  • Creative Writing: An example of fiction, non-fiction, or poetry.
  • Fashion Journalism: An article you have written for a blog, print, etc.
Fashion Business
  • New Business of Product Idea: Include a 1-2 page description and concept sketch or photos.
  • Marketing Plan for a Fashion Brand: Include a 1-2 page description and concept sketches or photos.
Fashion Event
  • Describe your role or contribution to a Fashion event that you planned, coordinated, or participated in. Include a 1-2 page description plus photographs and other related materials.

Your Own Choice The categories listed above are just suggestions. You are welcome to submit any work that represents your skills and creativity. View this Guide to Successfully Complete Fashion Non-Academic Requirements:

  • Fashion at Ryerson Cairo – Portfolio Requirements: Watch video here.
  • Fashion at Ryerson Cairo – Portfolio Requirements: Refer to Portfolio Visual Guide for additional guidance and reference as you’re compiling your submission.

-Statement of Intent

Drawing upon your personal experiences, tell us about:

  • Your interest in Fashion.
  • Why you want to pursue a Bachelor of Design in Fashion.

Please consider an important issue affecting Fashion and its potential solutions, such as:

  • Cultural Appropriation.
  • Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Fashion Activism.
  • Sustainability.
  • Or any other issue of your choice.

Submission Requirements: 500 word essay.

-Disclaimer

  • All work must be your own.
  • Visual work should be carefully photographed or scanned and prepared.
  • Written work should be carefully proofread.
  • Portfolio submissions will be assessed on their originality, creativity, level of complexity, technical proficiency and neatness.
  • Non-academic requirements including portfolios are only accepted via the submission guidelines outlined.
  • Ensure that all guidelines have been followed.
  • Only complete submissions will be accepted and reviewed.
  • You will not be permitted to re-submit missing or incomplete work.

-Submission Instructions:

Do not submit non-academic material until after you have submitted your application for admission. You will receive an email acknowledgement of your application that will include your Ryerson Student Number. Please include your Ryerson Student Number on all materials you submit. In addition to meeting competitive academic requirements, you are required to submit the following non-academic requirements. Your ability to follow and adhere to the requirements is part of the assessment of your application.

Your submission must include the following:

  • Four (4) Portfolio Pieces (refer to Portfolio Visual Guide on the website for additional guidance and reference as you’re compiling your submission)
  • Statement of Intent

You are required to submit your 4 Portfolio Pieces and Statement of Intent via Vidcruiter, your login information will be sent to you upon submission of your academic requirements.

Your non-academic requirement submission will be retained by Ryerson Cairo Campus for the purpose of verifying authenticity. There will be no exceptions to this policy. Upon admission and registration in the program, if any element of the portfolio or statement of intent is found to be plagiarized (not wholly your own), your admission/registration in the program will be cancelled.

  • After receiving the final acceptance letter, student should pay tuition fees (paid per semester over two equal installments). The first installment (50%) is due 5 working days from the final acceptance letter date, while the second payment (50%) is due after one month from the beginning of the semester.
  • 5% extra discount for paying the full year(2 semesters) fees before the beginning of the academic year.
  • A maximum of 10% increase in tuition fees will be applied annually

OTHER FEES:

  • Non-Academic fees: EGP 10,000 (to be paid annually)
  •  Lab fees: EGP 15,000 (to be paid annually)
  • Health Insurance fees: EGP 2,000 (to be paid annually )
  • Facilities insurance fees: EGP 5,000 (One-time fee / Refundable)

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