'You will be one step ahead': Students from Turkey on why they chose U of T

31 Jan 2019 - 12:53pm
Selin Gur

The number of Turkish students at the University of Toronto may still be relatively small – they accounted for just 56 of U of T's more than 19,000 international students in 2017 – but their numbers can be expected to grow. 

More than 1,000 prospective students from Turkey applied to U of T last year, drawn by U of T's global reputation, high ranking and Canada's welcoming multicultural environment.

UTM student makes her film debut in Level 16

31 Jan 2019 - 12:45pm
Alexis Whelan

U of T Mississauga student Alexis Whelan will make her feature film debut in Level 16, a dystopian science fiction thriller by Canadian director and independent filmmaker, Danishka Esterhazy, set for release on March 1, 2019.

Celebrating an outstanding art history researcher

28 Jan 2019 - 10:00am
Screenshot of Evonne Levy from "Reading Wölfflin's Principles: Toronto Stories.

Evonne Levy, professor and art historian in the Department of Visual Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga, will deliver this year's Desmond Morton Research Excellence Lecture.

The lecture takes place Wednesday, January 30 from 3 to 5 pm in the UTM Room (DV-3140), in the Davis Building on the U of T Mississauga campus.

U of T to host university leaders for major international academic summit

25 Jan 2019 - 9:38am
UTM sign during snowfall

The University of Toronto will welcome university representatives from top institutions around the world for a major academic summit in the fall of 2020.

The Times Higher Education World Academic Summit brings together leaders in higher education to discuss topics such as fostering a culture of innovation and building partnerships with government and industry to support high-impact research. 

UTM's Jiaying Gu wins Polanyi Prize in economic science

22 Jan 2019 - 10:17am
Jiaying Gu

U of T Mississauga’s Jiaying Gu has been awarded the 2018 Polanyi Prize in Economic Science. The assistant professor of economics who specializes in applied econometrics was recognized for her development of new statistical methods to measure differences in individual behaviour, such as teacher performance and consumer decision-making.