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U of T Scarborough celebrates Lunar New Year

The year of the pig was welcomed at U of T Scarborough with a Lunar New Year celebration. Booths around the Meeting Place gave more information on the event, while performers and dancing lions…

UTSC prof helps welcome hundreds of new Canadian citizens at Convocation Hall ceremony

For Professor Maydianne Andrade, speaking at a citizenship ceremony at the University of Toronto over the weekend was a reminder of her own family's experience coming to Canada. She moved here from…

Help shape the future of undergraduate studies at U of T

Resilience, adaptability, empathy. These are some of the attributes that the University of Toronto aims to foster in its current and future students. And as it looks to build on the strengths of its…

The unseen realities of war brought to stage in Drama Society’s latest production

Students in U of T Scarborough’s Drama Society are using the stage to explore the often unseen realities of war in their latest production. This is War is the fictional story of four Canadian…

From phishing scams to compromised passwords: U of T cyber security expert on how to stay safe online

The internet is everywhere – from smartphones to cars and fridges. While that means our apps and appliances are more sophisticated than ever before, so too are the hackers, scammers and phishers who …

More Ontario high school students rank U of T first in university applications

The share of Ontario high school students applying to university who made the University of Toronto their top choice is the largest in more than a decade, with the number of applicants ranking U of T…

U of T Scarborough re-opens at 10 a.m. on Tuesday Jan. 29

Due to severe weather overnight, the University of Toronto Scarborough will be closed until 10 a.m. today, Tuesday, January 29. Classes, tutorials, labs and academic activities beginning at 8 a.m. …

'You will be one step ahead': Students from Turkey on why they chose U of T

Selin Eksioglu was born in Canada and lived here until she was three, while her father pursued his PhD in Quebec. Although the family ultimately returned to Istanbul, she always knew she’d be back…

Tamil celebrity lends support to Tamil chair initiative at heritage celebration on campus

As a volunteer teacher, Tharscika Ramaneekaran remembers a student telling her why she wanted to learn Tamil — she could not understand her grandparents. “The Tamil language is a medium for me to…

What does it mean to de-colonize education? Unique event explores social justice in city schooling

Vidya Rajasingam was dismayed at how the media portrays violence in Scarborough, particularly in Malvern. She sees the area as a robust community, but says people do not see that until they take…

U of T to ensure student access despite changes to OSAP, tuition framework

The University of Toronto is committed to maintaining its standing among the world’s top academic and research institutions – and ensuring access for all qualified students – despite the Ontario…

Author’s book of ‘resilience and recovery’ earns spot on Canada Reads long list

Every now and then, a chimp reappears in Andrew Westoll’s dreams.