University of Toronto (UoT) was established in 1827 as King’s College and has evolved into a large and complex institution. It has federated with three smaller universities which are on the St. George campus and is affiliated with several colleges and institutes. There are ten fully affiliated teaching hospitals in metropolitan Toronto. Faculty conducts research in many places in Canada and around the world. The University is Canada’s most important research institution and has gained an international reputation for its research.
The University’s insistence on the importance of research in all disciplines has made it the major centre for graduate education in Canada. In many fields it produces a majority of the nation’s doctoral candidates. The quality and range of the programs-undergraduate, graduate and professional attract students from all parts of the province, from around the country and from abroad.
Campus of University of Toronto -
University of Toronto has three campuses:
- The St. George Campus: The St. George campus combines historic architecture and inviting green spaces in the heart of downtown Toronto.
- The Mississauga Campus: The campus is situated on 225 acres of protected greenbelt along the Credit River, 33kilometres west of the university's St. George campus in Toronto.
- The Scarborough Campus: The campus founded in 1964 as a constituent college of the Faculty of Arts and Science, the University of Toronto Scarborough is situated on a park-like campus at the eastern edge of the city.
Facilities at University of Toronto -
- Class Rooms
- Dining Services
- Athletics and Recreation
Faculties at University of Toronto -
- Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
- Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design
- Faculty of Arts and Science
- School of Continuing Studies
- Faculty of Dentistry
- Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
- Faculty of Forestry
- School of Graduate Studies
- Faculty of Information
- Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education
- Faculty of Law
- Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
- Faculty of Medicine
- Faculty of Music
- Faculty of Nursing, Lawrence S. Bloomberg
- Faculty of Pharmacy, Leslie L. Dan
- Faculty of Social Work, Factor-Inwentash
Colleges at University of Toronto -
- Innis College
- New College
- University College
- Woodsworth College
- St. Michael's College
- Trinity College
- Victoria University
Student Life at University of Toronto -
Life at the University of Toronto is an experience like no other and the more energy they invest, the greater will be their experience. The student body is the most culturally-diverse university community in Canada and the 800+ student clubs equally reflect the diverse interests and passions, of their students.
Whether living on or off campus, students participate in a multitude of pursuits and activities that enrich life outside the classroom: student governments, athletics, drama productions, multi-faith groups and community work. At U of T there are three radio stations, seven art galleries and 17 theatres.