Robots That Play Soccer

At the end of the course, teams pit their robots against each other in an actual match on a mini-“field”

Life after Grad School

As more PhD graduates seek work outside of academia, U of T is creating opportunities for these highly knowledgeable students to develop professional skills

Healthy Minds

As U of T responds to a rise in mental health needs on campus, a powerful source of help emerges: students themselves

Your Daily Grub

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

A Boost for Med School Diversity

A new course aims to get more black undergraduates on track for medical school by connecting them with Rhodes Scholar mentors

Street Theatre

A design for the Gardiner Expressway illustrates how U of T students are reimagining Toronto

Green Light for Student Commons

Long-awaited St. George student centre to open on College Street in 2017

U of T’s Got That Swing

Dance-loving students hear the call of the jitterbug

Uniting the Humans of U of T

Jemel Ganal’s photographic “census” celebrates personal stories of the campus community

Perfecting the Knuckleball

A team of U of T engineering students has designed a machine that can throw baseball’s most difficult pitch

Predicting Genetic Disease

First-year student’s company lands $100,000 in start-up funding to identify individual genetic health risks

Elementary, My Dear Watson

Computer science students are developing a legal application for IBM’s Jeopardy-winning computer as part of $100,000 contest

Slam Dunk!

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

The Blue and White Society Cheerleaders

“Shout! Fight! Blue and White!”

Bringing the Universe Down to Earth

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

The Three-Minute Thesis

Students vie to condense years of research into an elevator pitch and win $1,000

A Spoonful of Mustard

First-year student discovers a potential new treatment for malaria that could be as close as your kitchen cupboard

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!

A Crack Team of Coders

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

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

String Theory

U of T’s yo-yo master finds the secret to unwinding

Hands-on Learning

New College’s ONE program gets students into small classes – and out of the lecture hall

Photo courtesy of Sima Atri

In Pursuit of Justice

Two U of T students recommend reparations for victims of child soldiers in Uganda

U of T Idol

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

Photo by Chris Thomaidis

Mentoring Young Moguls

Yasmin Razavi helps students start their own businesses

Photo by Lorne Bridgman

Grace Under Pressure

A U of T grad student and alumnus created music for the launch of the Boundless campaign in just three weeks

Odd Bedfellows

Rather than warning students away from Wikipedia, some professors are now embracing it

Illustration by Francis Blake

Sweethearts

Love can bloom anytime and anywhere on U of T’s three campuses

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

A World of Possibilities

University of Toronto students are putting their knowledge to work in the global village

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

Breath of Life

Bev Bradley is developing technology to give hospitals in low-income countries a more reliable supply of medical oxygen

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

Conflict Zone

In Jerusalem, Sara Lee discovered that everything in Israel connects with the Palestinian question, even the food

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

Neighbourhood Watch

Students in U of T Scarborough’s City Studies program learn first-hand how local immigrants are adapting to life in Canada

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

Water, Power and the Boardroom

Rotman’s international study tours taught Michael Odam the ins and outs of doing business in low-income countries

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

Rights of Girls and Women

Law student Meghan Lindo worked in Kenya to seek justice for victims of sexual assault

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

The Universe in a Lab

Physics undergrad Aysha Abdel-Aziz is making her own unique contribution to a massive international research project

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

Real Life 101

Humanities for Humanity brings U of T students and Toronto residents together to explore life’s “big ideas”

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

The Statue and the Monk

Sarah Richardson gets an insider’s perspective on the rise of religious monuments in India

Singing Star - and Neuroscientist?

Singing Star – and Neuroscientist?

Fourth-year student Rudy Silvamer hopes to pursue all of his passions

Proof of Genius

Proof of Genius

Only the very best math students excel in the prestigious Putnam competition

U of T's Scientific Heritage

U of T’s Scientific Heritage

Two students have collected hundreds of the university’s 19th- and early 20th-century scientific instruments

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 of Donny Ouyang by Vince Talotta/GetStock.com

The Next Internet Sensation?

Donny Ouyang, a second-year commerce student, has high hopes for his online tutoring service. The question is: Will students pay?

Calling All Alumni

Fatema Pardhan phones grads for U of T’s Annual Fund. She, like many students, also benefits from the fund

Illustrations: Francis Blake/ Three in a Box

First Impressions

Alumni recall their initial days at U of T

Photo: Kaldor Brand Strategy and Design

Join Us!

U of T’s high-tech recruitment strategy is yielding more top-notch applicants

Gotcha!

Students love pranks — and for some, every day is April Fool’s

Photo by Trout55/istockphoto

The Long Goodbye

ROSI, the aging online student service, is being replaced over the next several years with a friendlier, more flexible system

Photo Courtesy of Donald Ainslie

Thinking Small

Philosophy prof Donald Ainslie will champion interactive group learning as principal of U of T’s largest college

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

Photo by Sandy Nicholson

The Virtual Search for the Perfect Roommate

A new U of T service helps students avoid Codomesticus noxious

Photo by Chris Thomaidis

Quidditch Craze

Harry Potter’s favourite sport is sweeping Canadian campuses

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!

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

Blue & White & Green All Over

Solar panels at the Athletic Centre, composting in residence, farming on St. George. What next? A back campus wind turbine?

Tasty, Affordable – and Sustainable

Hot Yam serves up the greenest lunch on campus

Unplugged

Residence program seeks to change how students think about energy use and conservation

Tag: Student Experience