• The 2 in 1 Birthday & Holiday: A Brief History of Victoria Day

    The 2 in 1 Birthday & HolidayA Brief History of Victoria Day We all enjoy having the day off for Victoria Day, but do you know the origins of the May long weekend?   Answer: The day honours Queen Victoria’s birthday on May 24. So, who is Queen Victoria and why is she important?  Queen Victoria, […]

  • Dwayne’s World – April 2024

    Removing Barriers to EducationThe Importance of Equitable Financial Aid In February, we submitted the 2022-23 Annual Report on Student Financial Support to the university’s Committee on Academic Policy & Programs. Financial support plays a critical role in realizing U of T’s mission of accessible academic excellence. It is foundational to how we perceive ourselves as […]

  • Marvelous May

    Marvelous May Our picks for May include the power of storytelling, strategies for dismantling stigmas leading to health inequality, Hart House offerings, and more. Doors Open Toronto: Hidden Histories This annual event allows you to explore iconic Toronto buildings and learn the history behind them. Enjoy free and rare access to 150+ architecturally, historically, culturally […]

  • April Aspirations

    April Aspirations Our picks for April can teach you all about algorithms, provide technological tips & tricks, and strategies for creating inclusion on campus. OISE Black Faculty in Conversation OISE’s annual Black History Month event was a conversation where Black Faculty delved into what it means to be a Black woman in higher education and […]

  • Black Leadership Navigating Institutional Spaces: A Q&A with Lydia Gill Blackett

    Black Leadership Navigating Institutional Spaces Q&A with Lydia Gill Blackett On Thursday, February 8, the U of T Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Office hosted a hybrid Black History Month film screening and discussion of Steadfast: The Messenger and the Message. This film chronicles the journey and accomplishments of the Honourable Dr. Jean Augustine P.C., C.M., […]

  • Reflections from the Annual Meeting of AAU Chief Enrollment Managers

    Reflections from the Annual Meeting of AAU Chief Enrollment Managers In late January, I travelled to Laguna Beach in Orange County for the annual meeting of Chief Enrollment Manager Officers of the Association of American Universities (AAU). The AAU is a consortium of 71 leading research-intensive universities. Membership is by invitation only and is linked […]

  • March Milestones

    March Milestones This month’s selections include a range of offerings from a U of T mac ‘n’ cheese smackdown to an International Women’s Day panel and art exhibitions. Brain Waboose Art Exhibition The Ukrainian Canadian Art Foundation’s KUMF Gallery will feature the solo exhibition of Anishinaabe artist, Brian Waboose from March 3 – 24, 2024, […]

  • Office of Convocation Q&A

    Q&A with theOffice of Convocation Effective January 1, 2024, the Office of Convocation has joined the University Registrar’s Office. The URO is excited to welcome the convocation team. We caught up with members of the team to give them a warm welcome and to learn more about them and their convocation experiences. MM: How long […]

  • Focus on February

    Focus on February This month’s selections include a range of winter event options and Black History Month offerings for February. DJ Skate Nights at Evergreen Brick Works Are you looking for a free family-friendly skating event? Would music make it even better? DJ Skate Nights at Evergreen Brick Works offers both. Food and drinks will […]

  • A New Year and a New Provost

    A New Year and a New Provost After ten years as Vice-President and Provost of the University, Cheryl Regehr’s term comes to an end on December 31. Provost Regehr’s accomplishments during this time are many. In recent reflections on her tenure, Provost Regehr shared that some highlights have included an increased focus on teaching excellence, […]