Ryerson Engineering Student Society

ORIGIN: 1988

STATUS: Active 

Website: RESS – Ryerson Engineering Student Society

RESS Coat of Arms

The Ryerson Engineering Student Society (or RESS) was founded in 1988 as a student-run organization to provide programming to Engineering students throughout the year. RESS currently represents over 4500 full-time undergraduate Engineering students at Ryerson University. There are also over 50 student groups within Ryerson Engineering that RESS supports, which include design teams, chapter organizations, course unions and interest groups. 

RESS Logo Since 2018

The RESS Office is currently located in Kerr Hall East 123, and was renovated in 2021. In the RESS Office, you can find printing services and any of the 22 Board Members that RESS has each year. The Board Members are: 

  • President 
  • Vice President Operations
  • Vice President Academic 
  • Vice President External 
  • Vice President Finance 
  • Vice President Communications 
  • Vice President Student Life
  • Vice President Corporate Relations 
  • Aerospace Director 
  • Biomedical Director 
  • Computer Director 
  • Chemical Director 
  • Civil Director
  • Electrical Director
  • Industrial Director 
  • Mechanical Director 
  • 8 First Year Engineering Board (FYEB) 
  • Equity & Community Inclusion Commissioner 
History of RESS from ryEng handbook 1992, provided by MECU