Out of Action, Comes Hope

Tuesday, January 19 - 2021
U of T is stepping up efforts against anti-Black racism and moving toward greater inclusion I was awake when the video began to circulate on Twitter. I saw the outcry of Black voices online and knew…

Surviving the ‘Shopocalypse’

Thursday, January 14 - 2021
The boarded-up storefronts say it all: the pandemic has been brutal for retailers. Yet by ramping up their focus on e-commerce, many owners have managed to both stay afloat and find new sources of…

Tanya Poppleton brings decades of experience in role as director of campus safety at U of T Scarborough

Tuesday, January 5 - 2021
Tanya Poppleton, U of T Scarborough’s new director of campus safety, brings more than 25 years of experience and a commitment to embedding equity, diversity and inclusion principles into staff…

SCSU Food Centre provides an equitable, friendly space to tackle food insecurity

Monday, December 21 - 2020
At the Scarborough Campus Students’ Union’s Food Centre, 93 trained volunteers create a safe space for access to free, quality food at the University of Toronto Scarborough.  

20 memorable moments of 2020 at U of T Scarborough

Friday, December 18 - 2020
2020 was a year of firsts, learning, innovation, and growth for the University of Toronto Scarborough community. It was a year that challenged us—but also brought out the best in our community. Here'…

Growing your pandemic hair? This student wants you to donate it to a good cause

Wednesday, December 2 - 2020
Maheen Ahsan, a third-year U of T Scarborough student, sees a silver lining in the pandemic: extra hair.  Ahsan is the social media manager of Quarantine Hair Share, an initiative that helps people…

Health and safety the top priority as U of T Scarborough hosts testing centre

Tuesday, December 1 - 2020
This winter, Highland Hall’s event centre is hosting a safe, warm place for the Scarborough community to get COVID-19 tests.  As winter looms, the Ontario government is encouraging hospitals to…

After 20 year hiatus, student dedicates his degree to his late mom

Thursday, November 19 - 2020
Keon Priestley’s mom, Marie, always encouraged him to finish his degree. But in 1998, as Priestley’s first semester at U of T Scarborough wrapped up, his health deteriorated.  “Diabetes runs in my…

Diwali celebrations may be a little different this year, but spirit of the holiday remains the same for students and staff

Friday, November 13 - 2020
As a child growing up in Mumbai, India, what Rohil Kishinchandani remembers most about Diwali is bursting firecrackers with his friends. “We would meet up and set them off in a huge chain. It…

Satish Kanwar, Shopify VP and UTSC alumnus, on the importance of innovative thinking during a pandemic

Friday, November 6 - 2020
Still in his early 30s, Satish Kanwar already has a resume that outshines that of most people twice his age. Shortly after graduating from the University of Toronto Scarborough in 2009,…

‘A place where friendships are forged’: U of T Scarborough breaks ground on new 750-bed residence

Thursday, November 5 - 2020
Construction is underway on a new 750-bed student residence building that will double the current residence capacity at U of T Scarborough.    

Professor recognized with Minister of College and Universities’ Award of Excellence

Monday, October 19 - 2020
Professor Steve Joordens of the University of Toronto Scarborough has received a Minister of College and Universities' Award of Excellence for his extraordinary…