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Canada has a shortage of BIPOC stem cell donors — thousands of students are raising the alarm

Mai Duong was dying and could not get the stem cell transplant she needed. Diagnosed with leukemia, she’d already had to terminate a pregnancy to start chemotherapy.

UTSC students enjoy Scarborough Shooting Stars game thanks to free ticket giveaway

A new tradition at U of T Scarborough began when hundreds of tickets to the Scarborough Shooting Stars’ (SSS) final home game were donated to students.

‘Everyone has the ability to be a leader’: UTSC grad works to advance opportunities for equity-deserving communities

Vanshika Agarwal is determined to use her voice to level the playing field in business.  “Leadership for me means that everyone can be a leader in some capacity. I want to make an impact and help…

Students dispel myths about homelessness by creating 400 educational campaigns

Students in a U of T Scarborough psychology course created hundreds of public awareness campaigns to get young adults to challenge myths around homelessness.

Stories come to life at human library event, where the books are people

Alum Shuya Huang calls her journey a “not-so-typical immigrant story.”  

How to manage exam stress in the ‘new normal’

Exams are largely switching back to in-person — your strategies for managing stress may need a change-up too.

Got a business idea? Get the skills to launch it with this free series

So, you’ve got a business idea and no clue what to do with it. U of T Scarborough’s free new learning series is here to change that. 

It’s Financial Literacy Month: Here are some tips and funding ops for students

November is Financial Literacy Month and it’s time to talk money.  We’ve put together a list of terms you may encounter in your financial journey, and the funding opportunities waiting for you. 

‘Your university experience is what you make it’: UTSC grad pivoted during the pandemic to complete her dream program

Since Grade 9, Ellora Bhalla had her sights on enrolling into U of T Scarborough’s Management and International Business (MIB) program.

'Curiosity and courage': Pearson scholars eager to make their mark at U of T Scarborough

Ahnaf Rahman likens receiving the University of Toronto’s Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship to receiving a “lifeline” during a difficult time. “After navigating the quirks of online high…

Here’s a quick guide for things to do virtually on campus

Are you looking for fun and engaging activities that can be done online from the comfort of home? We have you covered.   Below is a list of virtual activities where you can engage and feel part of…

From a difficult childhood to award of excellence: UTSC student proud of her university experience

When she first came to Canada, Alexandra Beltran Montoya says she didn’t even know what to expect. For her, it was a new country and a new language. Now, six years later, not only is she graduating…