Category Archives: Admissions

Get to Know Your Prefects: Cole C. ’16

Cole is a boarding student from Canada and lives in Merritt South.  He is also a member of the first boys’ hockey team. Why did you choose Ridley? I chose Ridley for a number of reasons. First and foremost, going … Continue reading

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We’re Here for You! Support System at Ridley College

At some point or another, every student goes through significant changes and challenges in different areas of their life.  One of the advantages of being part of the Ridley community is having access to an extensive support system that helps … Continue reading

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Get to Know Your Prefects: Arwyn ’16

Arwyn is very involved in life at Ridley. She has been a member of the Ridley family since Lower School, she is part of the debating team, plays field hockey and has been a part of a two service trips … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of Ridley College Students

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to attend an independent boarding school? Visions of Harry Potter might enter your head when you think of boarding school, but what is the day to day life really like? We … Continue reading

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Get to Know Your New Prefects: Lydia S.

1.  Why did you choose to attend Ridley College? I chose Ridley because is unlike any other school, the focus is not strictly on academics, or athletics. I saw Ridley as a school that made sure its students were well … Continue reading

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Will I Fit In? Tips For First Week Jitters from an Old Ridleian

Written by Nick ’12 Everyone worries about fitting in; whether it’s where to sit in the dining hall or classes or what sport and/or activities to participate in.  I am here to reassure you that you aren’t the only one … Continue reading

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Top Ten Off-Campus Hot Spots for Ridley College Students

While the majority of what you will need can be found on campus you might be wondering what is beyond the Ridley College gates.  There will be times when you will venture off campus to a great restaurant or to … Continue reading

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The Day/Boarding Student Relationship

There are 319 day students and 311 boarding students who attend Ridley.  Although day students do not live on campus, our summer student Nicholas (a former day student himself) says as a day student you still get a chance to … Continue reading

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Five Characteristics of a Ridley College Graduate

The dust has settled, it has been over a week since Prize Day and we have had some time to reflect on the momentous occasion.  Prize Day marks the end of our students’ Ridley experience and beginning of a new … Continue reading

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Ridley College Campus Life FAQ’s- Activities? Sports? Community Service? Which Extra-Curricular Activities are Offered at Ridley College?:

Once you settle in at Ridley you will have an opportunity to sign up for activities, sports and community service opportunities.  In order for students to earn their Ridley College Diploma (on top of their Ontario Secondary School Diploma) students must … Continue reading

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