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Experts on accessibility, ableism and inclusion across Canada gather for second National Dialogues and Action

Cassandra Hartblay recalls a time in graduate school when a senior scholar in her field wasn’t able to give feedback on a research presentation she gave at an academic conference. The scholar, it…

‘A big moment’: U of T alumni who graduated with virtual convocations return for in-person celebrations

Liwei Liao didn’t put much thought into his outfit when he viewed his virtual convocation ceremony at University of Toronto at the height of the pandemic – but next week, he will be getting dressed…

‘An exchange of knowledge where everyone has something to offer’: U of T celebrates great teaching

At the University of Toronto, great teachers aren’t merely experts in their field. They’re skilled in imparting their knowledge to new generations of scholars and researchers – a process, they say,…

U of T grads among world’s most employable: 11th in Times Higher Education ranking

The University of Toronto has moved up one spot to 11th globally in Times Higher Education’s latest employability ranking, meaning its graduates are among the world’s sought after in the minds of…

Researcher tracking how women of African descent create people-first economies as new Canada Research Chair

For centuries, women of African descent have created economies that prioritize people over profits — Caroline Shenaz Hossein is spotlighting how they’ve done it. 

How U of T’s 'secret sauce' governance model set it up for five decades of success

Along with its partner hospitals, the University of Toronto is world renowned for its many well-publicized innovations and achievements, from insulin, stem cells and deep learning to revelations…

U of T marks Remembrance Day across its three campuses

Community members gathered on the University of Toronto’s three campuses Friday to honour those who served and fell in the First and Second World Wars, as well as other conflicts. On the St. George…

Anti-Asian Racism Working Group’s student members aim to build community, drive change

During the height of the pandemic, Lingyin Shen felt concerned for her safety when she stepped outside her home. With a master’s degree in East Asian studies from the University of Toronto, Shen says…

U of T ranked 2nd in the world in first-ever QS sustainability ranking

The University of Toronto has been ranked second in the world and first in Canada in the inaugural QS World University Rankings: Sustainability, which assesses universities for their environmental…

U of T ranked 18th in the world – and second among North American public universities – by Times Higher Education

The University of Toronto has been ranked among the top 20 universities in the world – and among the top two public institutions in North America – in the prestigious Times Higher Education World…

U of T mourns the death of Queen Elizabeth II, lowers flags to half-mast

The University of Toronto is mourning the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-serving monarch in British history, who visited the university on numerous occasions. Flags on all…

Welcome to UTSC 2022

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