06 August 2013 / by CJRU 1280AM (author)

Upcoming training sessions: 

Music Training



News and Spoken Word Training



General drop-in Training



Please email to RSVP for a training day. 

 All orientation and training sessions take place at the station: 55 Gould St. SCC 201A 

If you are excited to get started as a volunteer, here are some helpful resources!


Music resources

!earshot - The national campus and community report, !earshot is a great resource for finding new music that’s getting some love from other campus & community stations. You’ll find charts, reviews and more.

OIMA - The Ontario Independent Music Archive is home to locally produced music much of which falls under Creative Commons Licensing or is in the Public Domain.

Musicians at Ryerson - Discover your new favourite Ryerson based band in the Artist Directory or find the Simon to your Garfunkel - the Black Thought to your ?uestove in the Find-A-Bandmate form.  

CRTC Music Resources - Everything you wanted to know about CanCon, the MAPL System and more!


Campus media

Ryerson Free Press - Progressive coverage and investigative journalism of the Ryerson campus and neighbourhood.

Ryerson Review of Journalism - An annual review of Canadian journalism as well as in-depth online articles.

Ryerson Today - A bulletin produced by Ryerson’s Marketing and Communications department Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This bulletin includes podcasts and video that is incorporated into The Scope’s campus programming.

Ryersonian - Edited by final year journalsim students at Ryerson University includes online content, stories from The Ryersonian (print newspaper) and video content from RyersonianTV.

SPIRITlive -  SPIRITlive is an online radio station programming during the school year with shows and items produced by students in Ryerson’s RTA School of Media. 

The Eyeopener - Ryerson’s independent student newspaper available online and on new stands around campus.


Ryerson resources

Ryerson Events on Campus

Student Union Events

Continuing Education Events

Other campus radio resources

NCRA - The National Campus and Community Radio Association is an excellent resource for community and campus stations and their volunteers across Canada. Take a listen to programs on their program exchange or find information on Indigenous voices on the air, disAbility access, homelessness, CRTC compliance and more.

The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters - AMARC is an international non-governmental organization serving the community radio movement, with almost 4 000 members and associates in 110 countries.


Audio editing tutorials

Audacity Manual - An introduction to Audacity “foundations” and some links to a few tutorials. A good place for a new editor to start.

Audacity Wiki Tutorials - Some more foundations as well as some deeper tutorials including noise removal in the audio restoration section.

Audacity Keyboard Shortcuts - Once you get the basics these shortcuts will help you zip through your editing.

TAP040: 10 Tips for How to Keep Audacity from Crashing - The title really says it all, some good hints for creating a stable project.


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