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- Established in 1967, the University of Toronto Mississauga is the second-largest division of U of T
(Canada’s largest university), numbering 12,600 undergraduate students, 600 graduate students, over 2,000 full- and part-time employees (including 800 permanent faculty and staff) as well as over 47,000 alumni.
- The campus is situated on 225 acres of protected greenbelt along the Credit River, 33 kilometres west of the university’s St. George campus in Toronto.
- U of T Mississauga has 15 academic departments, 143 programs and 87 areas of study, and includes Institutes for Management and Innovation, and Communication, Culture, Information and Technology. The Mississauga Academy of Medicine is located on campus in the Terrence Donnelly Health Sciences Complex.
- Along with traditional undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs, U of T Mississauga offers several highly sought-after degree options, such as a Bachelor of Business Administration, a Master of Biomedical Communications, a Master of Biotechnology, a Master in Management and Professional Accounting, a Master of Management of Innovation, a Master of Science in Sustainability Management and a Diploma in Investigative and Forensic Accounting.
- Famous U of T Mississauga alumni include astronaut Dr. Roberta Bondar, filmmaker Richie Mehta, actor Zaib Shaikh and writer/poet Dionne Brand.
- U of T Mississauga and Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning offer joint programs in theatre and drama studies; art and art history; and communication, culture and information technology.
- The $35-million Innovation Complex, scheduled to open in September 2014, will house the Institute for Management and Innovation, a new model for business education combining management studies with key industry sectors.
- The first phase of the multi-phase North Building reconstruction will open in in September 2014.
- Award-winning facilities include the Terrence Donnelly Health Sciences Complex, the Instructional Centre, the Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre, the Recreation, Athletics and Wellness Centre (RAWC), and the Communication, Culture and Technology building.
- U of T Mississauga is involved in numerous community and civic initiatives, including the Mississauga Board of Trade, Advantage Mississauga, the Healthy City Stewardship Centre; the Research Innovation and Commercialization Centre; and the United Way of Peel Region.
- U of T Mississauga has launched a $60 million campaign that will transform campus and prepare it for its place as a global innovation leader.