U of T Mississauga partners with Peel, Sheridan in international student program

5 Nov 2012 - 1:14pm
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U of T Mississauga, the Peel District School Board and Sheridan College will sign an agreement to help international high school students studying in the PDSB integrate more fully into the post secondary educational system in the region.

The agreement, which will be signed Nov. 8 by U of T Mississauga vice-president and principal Deep Saini, Peel’s director of education Tony Pontes, and Sheridan College president Jeff Zabudsky, is the result of two years of consultation and planning.

Remembrance Day ceremony to include special guests

2 Nov 2012 - 2:10pm
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The U of T Mississauga community will honour those who have given their lives in the service of their country at its annual Remembrance Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 9.

This year, the ceremony will feature some new participants – the Royal Canadian Legion, the Canadian Forces and army cadets -- and a new location on the plaza between the Instructional Centre and Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre.

Iceless ice rink lures UTM students … indoors

31 Oct 2012 - 8:50am

It's the Great Canadian winter icon – a skating rink.

While most seasonal rinks are knocked together with plywood and a garden hose, the Department of Physical Education, Athletics and Recreation is building a backyard-style rink that doesn’t need water or frigid temperatures.

A synthetic ice rink, created from a high-tech plastic polymer, opens for free skating at UTM on Thursday, November 1 and Friday, November 2 in Gym C at the RAWC.

What Facebook reveals about our relationships

25 Oct 2012 - 10:11am

You know that Facebook friend who’s always uploading photos to publicize his perfect romance. Maybe you are that friend.

Vote Compass launches US election tool with Wall Street Journal

23 Oct 2012 - 10:22am
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You may know whether you prefer Barack Obama’s policies or Mitt Romney’s way of thinking, but what about the ideas of Johnson, Goode or Stein?

Now, Vote Compass has launched an American edition of its popular online voter engagement tool, in partnership with the Wall Street Journal, to promote discussion about the issues in the upcoming presidential election. (Johnson, Goode and Stein are the lesser known candidates for the Libertarian, Constitution and Green parties, respectively.)