UTM celebrates first meetings under its new governance structure

18 Sep 2013 - 10:30am
John Switzer

U of T Mississauga’s new governance structure launches in September with the first meetings of its senior governance body and accompanying committees.  Campus Council, UTM’s senior governance body that oversees campus-specific academic, business and student affairs, was designed to meet the needs of a large, academically diverse campus.

City of Mississauga rolls out welcome mat for international students

16 Sep 2013 - 11:42am
Rikon Yu, new computer science student from China

The Council Chamber of Mississauga, an impressive cylindrical room with a 23-meter high ceiling that’s considered a feat of post-modern architecture, is usually reserved for the important business of running the city. And last Friday afternoon, the doors to the government space in the Mississauga Civic Centre were opened to local post-secondary students from abroad as part of an exceptionally warm welcome to the city.

U of T ranks among world’s top universities in QS World International Rankings

10 Sep 2013 - 10:17am
students at table under trees

The University of Toronto’s strong academic and research performance continues to rank among the best in the world – and is ranked the best in Canada – in the 2013 QS World University Rankings released today.

U of T tied for 17th with the University of Edinburgh, up from 19th a year earlier.

“In a difficult funding climate, it is gratifying that we have been able to maintain a top-20 ranking,” said President David Naylor. “This result is a testament to the enduring excellence of our faculty, staff, and students."

Digging history

5 Sep 2013 - 3:00pm
Students in UTM’s historical archaeology field school course excavate near Lislehurst

Clad in sweatpants, T-shirts and gloves and coated with insect repellant, 15 University of Toronto Mississauga students spent two weeks this summer digging in the dirt on campus, earning course credit for their efforts.

UTM kicks off the new school year

30 Aug 2013 - 10:25am
Backpacks with the U of T logo

The University of Toronto Mississauga is gearing up for the 2013-14 academic year, and so are the almost 13,000 students who’ll be studying at the campus.