UTSC grad helps create a pandemic cookbook to connect people through food

Friday, June 18 - 2021
Right as the pandemic hit, Rajpreet Sidhu came up with an idea for a community-sourced cookbook. She wanted to connect people from all over the world who were feeling isolated during the lockdown…

‘It’s never too late’: UTSC graduates after being away from school for nearly a decade

Friday, June 11 - 2021
Almost 10 years, multiple jobs, two kids and a global pandemic later, Kadeem Daley-Lewis feels just as energized getting his degree now as he would have in 2013 when he originally planned on walking…

Award-winning board game helps public health students study for exams by having fun

Tuesday, June 1 - 2021
A U of T Scarborough professor and a small group of students have developed an award-winning board game that helps students study for exams.

10 tips for studying while fasting

Monday, April 19 - 2021
Fasting is the basic requirement for Muslims during Ramadan – a month of introspection, reflection and a time to focus on spirituality and charity, observed by some 1.6 billion Muslims…

Inclusion at the centre of curriculum review working circle

Monday, March 29 - 2021
U of T Scarborough is in the midst of a campus-wide curriculum review focused on knowledges and perspectives of Indigenous, Black and racialized peoples from around the world. A team of students,…

Management student’s impact on major company lands her national co-op award

Wednesday, March 24 - 2021
It’s not every day that a student steps into a co-op position and creates something that improves efficiency within a major division of a multi-national corporation. But CiQuinya Morton is no…

‘Food connects us all’: Student’s work on food insecurity lands national award

Wednesday, March 24 - 2021
Selina Quibrantar remembers sitting in her introduction to health studies course when the enormity of the challenge presented by food insecurity sunk in.   It also sparked something – a commitment…

Organization that helps support young African entrepreneurs earns global recognition

Friday, March 12 - 2021
Efosa Obano (UTSC BBA 2018) wants to see more young Black entrepreneurs getting the necessary mentorship opportunities and resources to turn their ideas into solutions to the world’s biggest problems…

Writer-in-residence opens up art as a force for advocacy

Tuesday, December 1 - 2020
Who should be seen and heard is at the heart of the Black Lives Matter movement. For El Jones, U of T Scarborough’s newly appointed writer-in-residence, this question has dominated her life,…

Advice on how to ace virtual learning and online exams from a leading memory expert

Friday, November 27 - 2020
There are three keys to learning online – find engaging courses and professors; try to process course information on a deeper level; and maintain good personal habits.   So says Steve Joordens, a…

Student ambassadors talk about the importance of community ahead of convocation

Friday, November 20 - 2020
For U of T Scarborough students Charesma Biaspal and Gajathree Ananthathurai, being able to serve as ambassadors at Convocation gives them another chance to celebrate their community.  

Students are already building an online community as orientation approaches

Friday, September 4 - 2020
Like many events in 2020, orientation is going virtual, and the Office of Student Experience and Wellbeing at U of T Scarborough is making sure students don’t mi