Category Archives: Admissions

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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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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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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Ridley College Campus Life FAQ’s- The Ridley College Language

Each school has their own culture, language and traditions and Ridley College is no exception.  There are many terms that will become familiar to you during your first couple of months at Ridley, but as you begin they may seem … Continue reading

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Ridley College Campus Life FAQ’s- When do I Attend Chapel? Assembly?

As a student at Ridley College you will find that you have a busy schedule, so chapel is a good place to slow down and reflect.  Chapel is on Monday and Tuesday morning from 8:25-8:40a.m. and on Fridays from 1:45-2:30p.m. … Continue reading

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Ridley College Campus Life FAQ’s- Where Do I Buy My Uniform? Books? What is Hanks?

School begins in two weeks, so it might be time to think about picking up your books and uniform.  Local families are strongly urged to make an appointment with Hanks to pick up everything you will need for school.  ‘Hanks’ … Continue reading

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Ridley College Campus Life FAQ’s – Student Leadership -What is a Prefect? House Captain?

Prefects will likely be some of the first students you will meet on Orientation Day. Prefects and House Captains are senior students that have leadership roles at Ridley. House Captains are chosen at the end of September, whereas Prefects were … Continue reading

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Ridley College Campus Life FAQ’s – Who are the People in Your House?

I’m sure you all know the song, ‘Who are the People in Your Neighbourhood?’ If you don’t, it’s a popular Sesame Street Song that you can listen to by clicking here.  I digress, the title of this blog is ‘Who … Continue reading

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