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A student-eye view of university life

Follow all 12 of U of T’s Olympic Athletes in Rio

A handy guide for cheering on the U of T alumni and students competing with the Canadian Olympic team: watch this page for schedules and results

21 More Things Every U of T Student Should Do Before They Graduate

Go sledding at UTSC, perform in the UC follies, paint the UTSU dome and much more!

Your Daily Grub

U of T student club aims to convince the campus that eating bugs is healthy – for people and the planet

6 Places at U of T That Just Might Be Haunted

Spooky stories? Yes. Evidence of ghosts on campus? You be the judge

A New Vision for Front Campus

Four design proposals to revitalize King’s College Circle would eliminate cars, add trees and even create a pond outside Hart House

Follow All 21 of U of T’s Pan Am Athletes

Cheer on the Canadian team and watch this page as we post results

21 Amazing Things You Can Do with a U of T Degree

Graduation is just the beginning

Toronto’s Beating Heart

With the Toronto Poetry Map, a U of T English professor and Toronto Public Library unveil a whole new way to view the city

U of T Birthday Quiz

U of T celebrates its 188th anniversary on Sunday, March 15. Here’s a chance to test your knowledge of all things U of T!

A Tribute to Former U of T President John Evans

“We have lost a great and passionate Canadian who believed this country had much to offer a troubled world”

16 Movies You Probably Didn’t Know Were Shot at U of T

U of T often plays an Ivy League school in Hollywood. But its brutalist architecture makes it popular in horror and sci-fi films as well

Lislehurst bridge at U of T Mississauga by Adrian Berg(aoberg) on Flickr

The 10 Best Places at U of T to Steal a Kiss with Your Sweetheart

Woo your Valentine with a romantic vista or a secluded paradise… all without leaving campus!

Ideas for Your Ears

Hear all about the future of cities with U of T’s new podcasts

U of T Ranked 20th in the World

University also named tops in Canada in all disciplines

Slam Dunk!

The newly opened Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport will be a boon for campus and community athletics

Bringing the Universe Down to Earth

Student scientists at Astronomy Summer School learn how to design the instruments that show us the cosmos

Faces of ’14: Graduation!

What happens after life at U of T?

17 Things Every U of T Student Should Do Before They Graduate

Stroll Philosopher’s Walk, peer through a telescope, hear the Gospel Choir and much more!

Kiss Me, Choose Me

How did locking lips become the ultimate romantic gesture?

Astronomy’s Answer Man

A U of T grad student has created a website where anyone can pose burning questions about astronomy – and receive an expert reply

Telling the U of T Story

Student Amy Chong wins a global contest with her “We Love U of T” slideshow

A Crack Team of Coders

U of T computer science students win top honours at largest-ever Canadian university “hackathon”

Life on Earth, Mars and Beyond

The inaugural Toronto Science Festival, hosted by U of T, will feature leading scientists addressing fundamental questions about human existence

YouTube’s Favourite Doctor

Prof. Michael Evans’ videos on health are viral sensations

The Real Students of U of T

Reality television comes to U of T as students vie for chance to compete in Big Brother-like show

Design on the Fly

A team of U of T students have won a 24-hour challenge to redesign the front entrance of Toronto’s central Y

Faces of ’14: Senior Students

With a little less than two years left to go, six third-year students share their hopes and fears for the future

U of T Idol

Second-year student Patrick Simeon is crowned champion of Hart House’s tri-campus singing competition

Rob Ford, the Opera

In which God may or may not be Margaret Atwood

Photo by Adam Ince

Land Speed Record

A bicycle that can exceed 110 km/h? U of T engineering students have designed and built one

Photo courtesy of U of T Lipdub

This All-Star Party Show Goes On

Behind the scenes at the U of T lipdub video shoot

Photo by Suzanna Chang

Faces of ’14: After First Year

What six first-year students have to say about their experiences at U of T so far

Photo by Chris Granger

What Is Sacred?

Two U of T thinkers debate whether we can ever know what is truly “right” or “wrong”

Photo by .niCky. at Flickr.com

Tough Love

Dating at university is supposed to be easy. But many of today’s U of T students find campus romance elusive. Enter Love@UofT, a new online matchmaker

Quantum Physics: The Dance

U of T grad student Krister Shalm cut the rug to explain his thesis in the “Dance Your PhD” contest

Start Your Engines!

Building your own formula race car? At university? How cool is that!

Photo of Hormuz Dadabhoy

Faces of ’14: Frosh Week Approaches

They’re smart, globally aware, tech savvy — and still a little nervous about starting at U of T

The Green Revolution, One Year Later

Iranian students and professors reflect on the future of their home country

“You Are Your Own Microphone”

For talented young opera singers, a four-week program in Italy is music to the ears

The Accidental CEO

Computer engineering student Vincent Cheung’s photo software has become an Internet hit

Books Outbound

A new campus group wants to send leftover books from college book sales to schools that could use them

Water Pressure

Canadians feel no urgency to conserve water, but they should, says architecture prof

Fashionista

How did first-year student (and former tomboy) Anna Cunningham end up writing a fashion column online?

On “Slacktive” Duty

Are Internet protests as effective as real-world ones?

Anatomy of a Makeover

Architect Nader Tehrani talks about his company’s striking design for the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture

Digital Books Look Great on Paper

Students haven’t embraced electronic textbooks, but a rumoured device from Apple could change everything

Gearing Up for Copenhagen

Will student protests make a difference at the UN’s climate conference in Copenhagen?

Ditching the Paper Cup

As Toronto considers a ban on take-away cups, a Victoria College café is forging ahead on its own

Secular Hecklers

Protesting the world’s blasphemy laws
 

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