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The University of Toronto is a global leader in research and teaching. We provide diverse and extensive areas of study organized around intimate learning communities. That is what creates an exceptional learning environment for our students. Customize your education at U of T and join a network of over 560,000 accomplished alumni around the world.

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At U of T you can choose from 1000+ diverse organizations and student groups, whether you’re interested in athletic teams, arts and culture, academic associations and community involvement.

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Meet the high school winners of U of T's Aristotle Contest (and read their philosophy essays)

In an effort to promote interest in philosophical study at all levels of education, the University of Toronto's department of philosophy runs the Aristotle Contest, an annual philosophy essay contest for Canadian high school students. 

This year's contest received close to 100 entries from across Canada, an indication of the strong enthusiasm for philosophy among young people and their educators. 

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U of T signs $1.4-million deal with Mitacs to fund global research opportunities

Alexander MacIntosh wanted to make occupational therapy less of a chore for people with cerebral palsy. 

The third-year PhD student in bioengineering and biomedical engineering has helped design a video game – one that scrolls side-to-side like the classic Super Mario Bros. – for kids with CP who are trying to improve function in a neglected hand. 

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U of T launches $30-million campaign to help law students financially

The University of Toronto's Faculty of Law has announced a $30-million campaign to significantly deepen the financial aid pool and enhance the law student experience.

The Campaign for Excellence without Barriers, with a specific goal of raising $20 million for student financial aid, is the largest bursary-focused campaign at any Canadian law school. The money raised also supports co-curricular programming for students, such as legal clinics, mental health initiatives, and professional opportunities while in law school.


“It’s time for action and I think leadership has changed. Business has changed.”

Kirstine Stewart

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) 1988, Faculty of Arts & Science, UTM


The college system

All students within the Faculty of Arts & Science on the downtown Toronto (St. George) campus are affiliated with one of seven colleges. These colleges have deep roots in the history of the University of Toronto; the college system dates back to the earliest days of the university and remains one of its distinctive features. The colleges are a home base for their students and provide the advantages of a closer-knit community experience within a large research university.