Convocation 2018: Meet Wali Shah, spoken word poet, motivational speaker

14 Jun 2018 - 2:33pm
Undergraduate student Wali Shah is a spoken word artist who is the poet laureate for the city of Mississauga

University of Toronto's Wali Shah is a spoken word artist who performed at WeDay in 2014 alongside Selena Gomez and Kendrick Lamar, and is an ambassador for Crime Stoppers International and Bell Let's Talk.

Graduating this year from U of T Mississauga, Shah speaks at schools, empowering youth and raising awareness on issues like anti-bullying, mental health and social change. He's currently the city of Mississauga's poet laureate.

Convocation 2018: Student volunteers answer the call of duty

13 Jun 2018 - 12:49am
A group of students and community members pose for the camera in Honduras

U of T Mississauga student Jordan Sam had just finished his second year of undergraduate studies when he had an experience that would land him halfway around the globe and provide him with an entirely new worldview. 

Convocation 2018: All in the family

13 Jun 2018 - 12:09am
Dario and Cristiana Di Censo

For the Di Censo clan, celebrating a U of T Convocation is a true family affair. On June 14, U of T Mississauga graduand Cristiana Di Censo will become the fourth member of her family to earn a degree from the University of Toronto.

U of T’s reputation lands it among the top 30 global universities

7 Jun 2018 - 1:25pm
stone U of T crest

A rock-solid academic reputation – recognized by employers and scholars around the world – has again propelled the University of Toronto to the upper tier of top global universities.

UTM researcher explores Canada's role in addressing aircraft emissions

7 Jun 2018 - 1:20pm
Aircraft wing

The aviation market is booming.

Predicted to rise over the next few decades, emissions from aviation represent about two per cent of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, a fact that has increasingly attracted the attention of environmentalists, politicians and researchers worldwide.