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.

Back to school at U of T

29 Aug 2013 - 9:40am
back to school image of Student Centre

Next week, more than 80,000 students from around the world help launch the University of Toronto’s 186th school year across its three campuses. For many, it’s another year of possibilities and challenges as they work towards their degree. But for more than 14,000 incoming first-year students, it’s a big step.

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Hollywood director discusses ways to bridge gap between cultures, races, genders at public lecture

28 Aug 2013 - 9:16am
Mira Nair

Hollywood director Mira Nair, whose debut film Salaam Bombay! was nominated for an Oscar, will discuss the craft of filmmaking as well as the tug of competing worlds felt by millions of immigrants, at a free public lecture Thursday, Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m. in the Instructional Centre, room 110, U of T Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Rd.