Deputy Premier and Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development Deb Matthews along with the province's Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Laura Albanese came to U of T’s Centre for International Excellence Thursday Feb. 16 to announce that the federal government has expanded the province's 2017 Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP).
Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović visited U of T on Nov. 22, 2016. She toured the lab of Professor Igor Stagljar, a renowned molecular biologist, met members of the faculty and talked with students. The purpose of her visit was to foster partnerships between U of T and the University of Zagreb and other Croatian institutions.
On Nov. 16, 2016, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne delivered the Judy LaMarsh Lecture for Women in Leadership at the Isabel Bader Theatre at Victoria College, University of Toronto. This year's lecture was titled, "Building an Inclusive Society: The Power of Women in Politics." The lecture is part of the Vic One plenary sessions available to first-year students.
U of T celebrated its brightest instructors at the Excellence in Teaching Awards on Nov. 9. The Early Career Teaching Award recognizes up-and-coming faculty members who demonstrate an exceptional commitment to student learning, pedagogical engagement and teaching innovation.
U of T honours fallen soldiers and students, staff and alumni who served in the Armed Forces with Remembrance Day services across its three campuses.
On October 25, 2016, University of Toronto President Meric Gertler and Dean Ira Jacobs of the Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education invited students, staff and alumni who participated in the 2016 Olympic & Paralympic Games in Rio to a reception to celebrate their contributions. (Photos by Johnny Guatto)
Students, faculty alumni and distinguished guests gathered at the University of Toronto's new Jackman Law Building last week to celebrate what U of T President Meric Gertler has described as an essential new piece of the university “powerhouse” for driving a “just, inclusive and prosperous society.” Dignitaries included Chancellor Michael Wilson, Hal Jackman, Dean Ed Iacobucci, Governing Counci
September is here, which means thousands of students are heading back to school at the University of Toronto. More than 15,000 new students are joining 70,000 current undergraduate and 16,000 graduate students from across Canada and around the world.
On a sunny July day, around 30 eager kids made their way to the fields of Back Campus at the University of Toronto to learn how to play Quidditch. It's just one of the activities at Camp U of T, which draws children and youth from across the city and around the world.
(All photos by Romi Levine)
More than 18,000 of the world’s newest great minds are set to graduate from the University of Toronto, Canada’s top internationally-ranked university, this year – 13,500 alone during spring convocation, running May 31 to June 16.
More than 1,400 Grade 3-8 students from 45 classes throughout the Greater Toronto Area descended on the University of Toronto on Friday, May 13 for Innovate U, a massive day of hands-on activities celebrating science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and the power of innovation.
Science Rendezvous, a free science street festival for scientists of all ages, marked its ninth year at the University of Toronto’s downtown campus.
On April 28, 2016, University of Toronto faculty, staff and their children participated in Bring Our Children To Work Day across U of T's three campuses. Children participated in a variety of scheduled activities throughout the day and job-shadowed their parents.
Nearly 100 elementary and high school students spent their holiday week at U of T Engineering for the annual March Break Programs run by Engineering Outreach.
A University of Toronto team performed Canada's first hand and forearm transplant on Jan. 12.
On January 13, 2016, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the federal government will contribute $20 million to the Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM) to establish a new Centre for Advanced Therapeutic Cell Technologies.
The recently opened Environmental Science & Chemistry Building at University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) will not only foster undergraduate research opportunities, it will do so in a facility built to the highest of environmental standards.
487 people became Canadian citizens at the University of Toronto's storied Convocation Hall on Feb. 6, 2016. It was the first swearing-in ceremony ever held at the downtown Toronto campus. All photos by Johnny Guatto.
The Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, met with leaders from across sectors on January 13, 2016 to discuss how the Government of Canada can ensure that economic growth is robust and inclusive. Policy issues including climate change, infrastructure and innovatio