History, Affiliations & Rankings
University of Toronto (U of T) is the leading public research institute of Canada which was established in 1827. It is located in Toronto, Ontario province of Canada and is ranked as the number 1 University of Canada. The university is expanded into three major campuses namely Downtown Toronto campus (St. George), Mississauga campus (in the West) and Scarborough campus (in the East). It facilitates housing for students who enter in the first year of admission at the University.
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
The University of Toronto is internationally recognized for its quality education in various undergraduate, graduate as well as professional programs. The university offers over 700 undergraduate courses and 200 graduate courses. Every year more than 90,000 students enroll for various courses at the three major campuses of the university out of which approximately 20,000 are international students. The international students who enroll for admission in U of T are mainly from China, India, United States, South Korea, and Hong Kong. The university provides an appropriate environment for research and study and ensures that the students are equipped with modern technology and infrastructure. The four basic principles of U of T are respect for intellectual integrity, freedom of inquiry and rational discussion; promotion of equity and justice; a collegial form of governance; fiscal responsibility and accountability. The motivation for innovative ideas and freedom for discovery leaves a positive impact on those are a part of the University.
Accomplishments & Alumni
The University of Toronto is known for certain influential movements and curricula in communication theory and literary criticism. It was the birthplace of insulin and stem cell research while also being the site of the development of deep learning, the first practical electron microscope, multi-touch technology, the development of the theory of NP-completeness, and the identification of the first black hole Cygnus X-1. The University of Toronto receives the maximum annual scientific research funding among all the universities of Canada and is one of two members of the Association of American Universities outside the United States. Four Prime Ministers of Canada, three Governors-General of Canada, fourteen Justices of the Supreme Court, and three foreign leaders have been the proud alumni of the University of Toronto.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
One of the primary reasons as to why the University of Toronto is placed among the best universities in the world is that it ensures diversity is maintained in every batch. The student body at U of T comprises some of the most brilliant minds from all around the globe. The university also offers special scholarships to its international students so as to encourage and promote diversity on campus.
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