Cover of University of Toronto Magazine Spring 2023 issue, showing a black and white photo, from the waist up, of U of T student Jaivet Ealom, wearing a black overcoat and looking off camera, with a large open body of water in the background. The article title,

Spring 2023

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Rohingya student Jaivet Ealom arrived in Canada in 2017 with $45 to his name after fleeing Myanmar’s brutal regime and being held for more than three years in an offshore Australian detention centre. Now a fourth-year student, his inspiring and courageous story is this issue’s cover feature. Also: U of T Mississauga scholars make the case for studying video games. And as food bank use in Toronto soars, a U of T Scarborough lab seeks new ways to address the city’s hunger pains.

In This Issue

Digital illustration of two racially diverse high school students seated at a table, with a black instructor or teaching assistant sitting between them. The student on the left is writing notes, while the others are watching her.

New Paths to Success

Youth from under-represented communities get a taste of post-secondary life and pick up useful skills through a recently expanded U of T program

Graphite illustration of an airplane with a propeller in mid-air

150 Years of Firsts

To mark an important milestone, U of T Engineering looks back at some of its boldest thinkers

Nisha Pahuja, wearing a black 3/4 sleeve top and black-framed glasses, sitting on a chair at a corner next to potted plants in front of large windows, with sunlight flooding the room

Fighting for Justice

In her latest documentary, filmmaker Nisha Pahuja tackles a most difficult topic – sexual assault