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U of T Engineering Academy supports students whose final year of high school was disrupted by COVID-19

The University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering is launching a new program designed to give incoming students all the material they need to shine in their first-year courses – particularly those who faced pandemic-related disruptions to their high school education.

The U of T Engineering Academy is an optional and not-for-credit program that is free to all incoming students in the fall 2020 semester. Participating students gain access to a suite of established learning modules in math, physics and chemistry that they can move through at their own pace.


U of T plans ‘gradual, safe return to our campuses’ in fall semester with mix of in-person and virtual learning

The University of Toronto’s fall semester will emphasize a mix of in-person and virtual learning opportunities for students that delivers a world-class academic experience – all while respecting public health measures required by the evolving COVID-19 pandemic.

New and returning students can expect to see smaller, on-campus seminars, classes and labs alongside larger online or remote classes and lectures, said U of T President Meric Gertler in a letter today to the university community

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U of T School of Continuing Studies launches fund to support students, those seeking to upskill

The University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies has launched a new fund to help those experiencing financial difficulties due to COVID-19 pursue their education and upgrade their skills.

The Opportunity Fund will provide eligible students a one-time bursary of up to $750 towards the cost of a School of Continuing Studies course. New and existing students are encouraged to apply, including students from other provinces.


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The college system

All students within the Faculty of Arts & Science on the 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.