About us

The BRIDGE is where business, research and innovation converge, delivering extraordinary student experiences through entrepreneurship, research, advanced training programs, and work-integrated learning. 

Our state-of-the-art facility includes a business research library, data lab, and collaboration lounge. We are a U of T accelerator focused on student formation, and a pathway for industry and community partnerships. We are is a joint venture between UTSC’s Department of Management and the UTSC Library

The BRIDGE connects the best academic theory with creative applications and aspiring minds.

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Our mission

  • Create outstanding experiential learning opportunities for students
  • Engage in deep and meaningful collaboration with faculty
  • Effectively integrate professional and academic skills into academic courses
  • Collect high-quality digital and print resources


Our framework

Best-in-Class Business Research Centre

Students learn how to access and analyze premier sources of real-time data, market intelligence, industry research, and company profiles.

Innovative Thinking & Doing

Supported by academic rigour and faculty mentorship, allowing students to experience a real-life environment for business.

Bridging Theory & Practice

Integrating academic theory with industry practice through co-curricular competitions, workshops, and career-readiness coaching.