Black Excellence Orientation

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Black Excellence Orientation at UTM

We are excited to have you join us!

Welcome! As you transition into this new phase of your life, we would like to extend an invitation for you to join us at our Black Excellence Orientation at UTM. This orientation is designed to welcome Black-identified students to our beautiful campus, introduce Black-specific tools, tips, and resources to support the transition to university life, as well as spotlight upper-year students, alumni, staff, and faculty

Past Events

Black Table Talk


October 6, 2021

A chance for self-identified Black staff, faculty, and students to network, build community and create meaningful change at UTM.

Black Excellence Orientation


September 11, 2021

A tailored orientation for Black-identifying first-year and new-to-UTM students.

Quick Links & Resources

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Resources for Black Students

Wellness Resources

Awards & Scholarships

  • The Jamaican Canadian Association offers a scholarship program designed to recognize excellence and support access to post-secondary education for students of the Caribbean and African heritage who are pursuing studies at an Ontario university or college. (Applications Open April 2022)
  • University of Toronto Awards Explorer - Interested in awards at the University of Toronto? Whether you’re thinking of coming to U of T – or you are a current student pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies – this tool can help you explore the diverse funding opportunities that recognize your achievements and financially support your studies 

Clubs & Societies

Quote of the Month

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”
― Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter


For all questions and feedback regarding Black Excellence Orientation, please contact:

Tomike Babajide

Community Engagement Coordinator, Access & Inclusion Programs

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