Policy in the news
How U of T integrates learning into work, research and campus life
With a promise from the federal government to fund 84,000 new student work placements by 2023, Canadian universities are one step closer to helping every... Read more
Provincial Budget 2019: Government sets key directions
As the first budget of a new government, Ontario’s 2019 budget was highly anticipated and closely watched. Significant changes to the postsecondary sector were announced... Read more
Canada's global education strategy will reduce barriers to study abroad
Canada is one of the most popular global destinations for international students, but only sends about 11 per cent of domestic students abroad. Universities have... Read more
The Government Relations Office (GRO) advances policies and positions that align with the mission of the University of Toronto and supports the efforts of government to develop sound public policy. GRO is organized in three units: Government Relations and Public Policy, University Relations, and Stakeholder Engagement and Strategic Initiatives. Across these units, the Office is working to support productive relationships with our government partners. Our goal is to ensure that governments recognize, enable, and publicly articulate the unique role played by the University of Toronto in civic, provincial, and national capacity-building.