'Our thoughts are with you': U of T mourns Beirut victims

Friday, August 7 - 2020
The University of Toronto community is mourning the victims of the tragic explosion in Beirut. Flags on all three U of T campuses will be lowered to half-mast Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, as the university…

Remembering former Principal Ron Williams

Thursday, July 16 - 2020
The U of T Scarborough community is mourning the loss of George Ronald (Ron) Williams, former Principal, UTSC, and Professor Emeritus, Department of Biochemistry and Institute for Environmental…

Canadian universities and colleges come together to take action on anti-Black racism

Thursday, July 16 - 2020
The University of Toronto is leading a first-of-its-kind national dialogue focused on tackling anti-Black racism in Canadian post-secondary education.

New U of T measure calls for non-medical masks or face coverings in indoor public spaces

Tuesday, July 7 - 2020
To further help limit the spread of COVID-19, the University of Toronto is implementing a temporary measure that calls for non-medical masks or face coverings to be worn inside buildings that are…

U of T recognized as one of Canada’s greenest employers in 2020

Wednesday, June 24 - 2020
The University of Toronto has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers in 2020 – the seventh time it has been recognized.

Universities sign U of T-led responsible investment charter to help address climate change

Thursday, June 18 - 2020
The University of Toronto and more than a dozen Canadian universities have signed a landmark charter that aims to tackle climate change through a commitment to responsible investing practices.

U of T ranked among world’s top 25 universities in latest QS World University Rankings

Thursday, June 11 - 2020
The University of Toronto has been ranked among the top 25 universities in the world by the prestigious QS World University Rankings.  U of T moved up four spots to 25th globally in the…

Statement from President Meric Gertler in solidarity with U of T’s Black community members

Monday, June 1 - 2020
The University of Toronto shares the profound concerns that have arisen in response to recent events in the United States and here in Toronto. On behalf of the U of T community, let me repeat in the…

How two leaders are preserving Tamil language for future generations at U of T Scarborough

Monday, May 18 - 2020
Appadurai Muttulingam couldn’t believe it when he learned that a donation had been made from Yellowknife to U of T Scarborough’s Tamil Chair initiative. Donations have been gifted from all over…

U of T podcast focuses on public health challenges, crucial next steps in fight against COVID-19

Monday, March 30 - 2020
A new U of T podcast hosted by Professor Vivek Goel will offer timely and reliable information about the COVID-19 pandemic as it unfolds. “We want this podcast to be an informed source people can go…

U of T cancels spring convocation ceremonies as Canada battles COVID-19 pandemic

Thursday, March 26 - 2020
With the world in the grips of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Toronto has taken the difficult decision to cancel spring convocation ceremonies – an annual event that brings nearly 50,000…

A letter from President Meric Gertler regarding COVID-19

Friday, March 20 - 2020
A LETTER FROM PRESIDENT MERIC GERTLER