Faculty and Staff

Photos of students with faculty and staff in India, Peru, and Thailand.


UTM Abroad offers opportunities for faculty to complement their teaching by embedding a unique travel opportunity relevant to the course theme and for staff to engage in a professional development opportunity abroad providing support to students.

UTM Abroad Glocal Impact Projects and some UTM Abroad Academic Experiences require the participation of a staff member who travels with the group to provide safety support to students. Staff are selected based on their demonstrated crisis response and international travel experience as related to the selected opportunity. Applications for staff are generally active in August-September, annually.

UTM Abroad Experiences are built around faculty needs associated with a specific course subject. Faculty led proposals are selected based on demonstrated fit of the international component with the course theme, potential student interest in the course and international location, addition to the range of course offerings, and alignment with the University's vision. Applications for course proposals become available in  the previous year (e.g. November 2018 for course offerings for the 2020-21 academic year). 

Important Dates

Date Description
Tuesday, August 21 to Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Staff support applications for 2018-19 courses
November 2018 Faculty course discussions for 2020-21
Wednesday, September 5 to Friday, September 7, 2018 Selection committee decisions communicated to staff
TBD Selection committee decisions communicated to faculty

Additional Information

Visit our information pages for more details and to submit a staff application or faculty proposal:

Contact us at utmabroad@utoronto.ca.