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‘Her star is definitely on the rise’: Grad creates spaces where equity, mental health and music thrive

Delicia Raveenthrarajan always loved singing and making music — she was 16 years old and recovering from surgery when her passion stopped in its tracks.

Management grad uses double degree to land job as data scientist

Securing a path to a stable career was at the top of Richard Ye’s priorities out of high school. He searched for university programs in finance and STEM because of the versatile, in-demand skills and…

This U of T Scarborough grad started university at 13. Now she’s off to Oxford

Charlotte Wargniez is graduating from U of T Scarborough at age 17 following a rapid academic climb that began the day she broke her leg. 

UTSC Healthy Campus

Last fall, UTSC joined over 35 Canadian universities and colleges in adopting the Okanagan Charter, a formal commitment to embed health and wellbeing into all aspects of campus culture. The Healthy…

New institutional strategic initiative puts focus on UN sustainable development goals

The University of Toronto has launched SDGs@UofT, a new Institutional Strategic Initiative (ISI) aimed at having a substantive global impact by supporting sustainable development.

Mental Health First Aid two-day training on June 19 and 20

U of T Scarborough staff, faculty and librarians are invited to participate in a two-day Mental Health First Aid Training on June 19 and 20 to learn about the four most common mental health disorders…

Leaders from U of T and African institutions meet to brainstorm concrete steps for partnerships

When Ernest Aryeetey, secretary-general of the African Research Universities Alliance, said “collaboration opens doors” at a recent forum, he encapsulated why the University of Toronto and leading…

U of T accepts all recommendations of Anti-Asian Racism Working Group’s final report

The University of Toronto is committed to implementing the 40 recommendations for addressing anti-Asian racism on campus issued in the final report by U of T’s Anti-Asian Racism Working Group.

U of T highlights its contribution to prosperity in Ontario in submission to provincial panel

The University of Toronto – Canada’s top-ranked university and an engine of prosperity and social mobility for Ontario – has told a provincial panel examining post-secondary education that U of T…

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) For Staff/Faculty

In this 2-day, in-person training, you will learn how to help someone thinking about suicide develop a personalized SafePlan to keep safe-for-now and connect with further help. You will learn to…

‘Areas of mutual interest’: U of T looks at ways to further deepen its ties with African universities and partners

One of the major highlights for Efosa Obano (UTSC BBA 2018) on a recent trip to Ghana was getting to meet in person with a small group of young African entrepreneurs for the first time.

A community centre in the heart of Scarborough is growing fresh vegetables for a local food bank

The snap peas at a Scarborough community centre have an impactful life: they’re planted in the centre’s greenhouse, grown in its garden beds, then donated to families through its food bank, often…