Diversity, Exhilarating Courses and the Varsity Blues!
The University of Toronto is Canada´s number one university. The university was founded in 1827 and has evolved into becoming Canada´s best university and the world´s 14th best university. The university currently has 60,595 enrolled students and 2,547 academic staff making this a very big university.
The university´s unique education is based off Cambridge University´s and Oxford University´s model, making this a very unique university when compared to other universities within Canada and even its neighbor´s, the United States who share a similar education model. The university is very diverse where it is very easy to spot someone who comes from the same country,and it is definitely a known fact that the university takes advantage of their diversity and promotes it to the whole world. The most predominant international nationalities are China (10,244), India (864), United States (698) and Korea (597).
The University of Toronto offers around 700 undergraduate programs in Humanities and Social Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Commerce and Management, Computer Science, Engineering, Kinesiology and Physical Education, Music and Architecture, Education, Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Law and Medicine.
The university excels in Architecture, Computer Science and IT, Mathematics, Medicine, English language, Biology and History. High School students who are looking for a good medical, mathematical or humanitarian university should definitely feature UT as one of their main universities to join. This doesn´t mean however that the university shouldn´t be a choice for students who are looking for a different career such as Law, the college is just as good with their other subjects and this is thanks to its state of the art educational model and staff.
The University of Toronto is a very competitive college sports-wise. This can be seen with their home team The Varsity Blues, the athletic teams that represent the university in intercollegiate league matches, with strong ties to gridiron football and ice hockey. The university’s Hart House is an example of the North American student center that simultaneously serves cultural, intellectual and recreational interests. In overall, sports do form a major part of the university of Toronto university lifestyle, and its hockey & football teams formed the pinnacle of the student lifestyle.
Social life is also very active in the University of Toronto. Students can be seen organizing social outings regularly and in many cases, there´s frequent student unions with other universities.