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True Blue 2019 Start-Up Expo (Nick Iwanyshyn)

The University of Toronto is an engine of our local, provincial and national economies. The University effectively leverages public, private, and institutional financial resources to further world-class research and talent development to help all facets of the economy grow and adapt to global forces.

U of T's over 525,000 alumni in Canada deliver exceptional health care, drive the country’s competitiveness in science, technology and computing, and enrich our lives through the arts.

The University offers the country’s most generous and comprehensive access guarantee: The University of Toronto has pledged that no academically qualified student will be turned away due to family finances.

Our graduates are highly sought after by employers: the University ranks first in Canada for graduate employability and 13th in the world.

Our economic impact is felt across the GTA. The University of Toronto Mississauga partners with the City of Mississauga and local business in a range of sectors including life sciences, ICT and advanced manufacturing. At the St. George campus, the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence is a global magnet for tech and AI companies. At the University of Toronto Scarborough, faculty and students work and study in partnership with community organizations, enriching undergraduate education.

U of T a global leader in sustainability, says Ontario Chamber of Commerce

Developing solutions to address climate change represents a huge opportunity for Ontario – and the University of Toronto can play...

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Canada's Innovation Minister tours U of T

Science, technology and innovation are vital to addressing urgent challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change – and...

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U of T leads global university efforts to address climate change

The U7+ Alliance of World Universities, of which the University of Toronto is a founding member, says it will take...

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U of T Scarborough's EaRTH to develop green technology hub

A new partnership involving five universities and colleges across the eastern Greater Toronto Area is bringing a training and innovation...

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U of T to divest from fossil fuel investments, create climate-positive campus

The University of Toronto is committing to divest from investments in fossil fuel companies in its $4.0-billion endowment fund beginning...

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U of T’s School of Cities rethinks Toronto’s aging apartment towers

Once touted as a haven of middle-class living, the “tower in the park” planning model was popular in the 1950s...

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Green infrastructure can drive citizen engagement

“Green infrastructure” often comes up when talking about climate change. Problem is, few people know what it means.  That’s according...

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Data Sciences Institute aims to accelerate research

U of T’s Data Sciences Institute (DSI) is designed to help the university’s wealth of academic experts in a variety of disciplines...

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From detecting earthquakes to preventing disease: 27 U of T research projects receive CFI funding

From detecting earthquakes to preventing disease: 27 U of T research projects receive CFI funding

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U of T brings together experts to address Canada's biomanufacturing gaps

A Biomanufacturing Training & Innovation Workshop hosted by U of T recently drew nearly 100 attendees from academia, government and...

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