A report on University of Toronto

Coat of arms of the University of Toronto
Charter granted by King George IV in 1827, establishing King's College.
Painting of University College, 1859.
A Sopwith Camel aircraft rests on the Front Campus lawn in 1918.
Soldiers' Tower, a memorial to alumni fallen in the World Wars, contains a 51-bell carillon.
The neoclassical Convocation Hall is characterized by its domed roof and Ionic-pillared rotunda.
Old Vic, the main building of Victoria College, typifies the Richardsonian Romanesque style.
The Sandford Fleming Building contains offices of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering.
The Munk School of Global Affairs encompasses programs and research institutes for international relations.
The Naylor Building contains offices for the university's Department of Medicine.
Robarts Library, a Brutalist structure, houses the university's main collection for humanities and social sciences.
The AeroVelo Atlas won the Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition in 2013.
The discovery of stem cells by McCulloch and Till is the basis for all modern stem cell research.
The Donnelly Centre is part of the Discovery District, one of the world's largest biotechnology research clusters.
Varsity Stadium
The University of Toronto Rowing Club trains in Toronto Harbour for the 1924 Summer Olympics. The team won silver for Canada.
Generations of students have attended speeches, debates and concerts at Hart House.
Sunlight fills Knox College Chapel during a Christmas concert of the engineering faculty's Skule Choir.
21 Sussex Court holds office space for several student organizations, like The Varsity newspaper.
Teefy House, a residence hall of St. Michael's College, is home to female first-year undergraduate students.
William Lyon Mackenzie King, the longest-serving Prime Minister in Canadian history with over 21 years in office, BA, MA
Lester B. Pearson, Canadian Prime Minister and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957, BA
Paul Martin, 21st Canadian Prime Minister, LLB
John Kenneth Galbraith, noted economist and a leading proponent of 20th-century American liberalism, B.Sc.(Agr.)
John Charles Fields, mathematician and the founder of the prestigious Fields Medal
Harold Innis, professor of political economy, helped develop the staples thesis and the Toronto School of communication theory
Frederick Banting, Nobel Laureate in Medicine and the first person to use insulin on humans, MD
Roberta Bondar, CSA astronaut and the first Canadian female in space, PhD
Julie Payette, CSA astronaut and the 29th Governor General of Canada, MASc
Jennie Smillie Robertson, First female surgeon in Canada, MD

Public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located on the grounds that surround Queen's Park.

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Trinity College, Toronto

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John Strachan
Bust of John Strachan in the Trinity quad, 2020
The original Gothic Revival Trinity College, circa 1852 by architect Kivas Tully
Provost George Whitaker
Trinity College's Class of 1882. Famed Canadian poet Archibald Lampman is at the far left, seated
Trinity Medical College in East Toronto
Trinity College faculty at the time of federation
St. Hilda's College Hockey Team, 1904-1905
The last graduates from pre-federation Trinity, September 29, 1904. Provost Macklem and Chancellor Robinson are at the front, center
Trinity College on Hoskin Avenue, 1928
Trinity's main entrance, bricked up by students from Wycliffe College, November 13, 1953
Strachan Hall Exterior, 1941
George Ignatieff Theatre
Trinity from Hoskin Avenue
Front wing of Trinity College
Trinity's central tower from the quad
A rear view of Strachan Hall
Trinity College's chapel
Entrance to Trinity College's chapel
Trinity College's quadrangle
St. Hilda's College, overseen by architects George & Moorhouse
Trinity's John W. Graham Library
The Gerald Larkin Building
Strachan Hall
Stained glass in the Trinity College chapel
Attendance at a Lit debate
Trinity's flag flying above Henderson Tower
A dramatic performance at Old Trinity, 1902
The choir loft
Trinity Quad in Winter
Students departing from the annual Christmas dinner in Strachan Hall
The St. Hilda's College Baseball Team, 1957
Environment Canada's weather station at Trinity College
Adrienne Clarkson
Archibald Lampman
Gilbert Parker
Ravi Vakil
Michael Ignatieff
Michael Wilson
Victoria Matthews
John Tory
Malcolm Gladwell
Atom Egoyan
Ed Broadbent
Edward Samuel Rogers
Margaret MacMillan

Trinity College (occasionally referred to as The University of Trinity College) is a college federated with the University of Toronto, founded in 1851 by Bishop John Strachan.


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Capital city of the Canadian province of Ontario.

Capital city of the Canadian province of Ontario.

In the 17th century, the area was a crucial link for travel, with the Humber and Rouge rivers providing a shortcut to the upper Great Lakes. These routes together were known as the Toronto Passage.
American forces attacked York in 1813. The Americans subsequently plundered the town, and set fire to the legislative buildings.
View of Toronto in 1854. Toronto became a major destination for immigrants to Canada in the second half of the 19th century.
The Gooderham and Worts buildings c. 19th century. The distillery became the world's largest whisky factory by the 1860s.
Horse-drawn streetcars in 1890. The city's streetcar system transitioned to electric-powered streetcars in 1892.
By 1934, the Toronto Stock Exchange emerged as the country's largest stock exchange.
Construction of First Canadian Place, the operational headquarters of the Bank of Montreal, in 1975. During the 1970s, several Canadian financial institutions moved to Toronto.
Satellite image of Toronto and surrounding area. Urban areas of the city are interrupted by the Toronto ravine system.
Villiers Island under construction in the Port Lands
Winters in Toronto are typically cold with frequent snowfall.
Map of Toronto with major traffic routes. Also shown are the boundaries of six former municipalities, which form the current City of Toronto.
Victorian-era Bay-and-gable houses are a distinct architectural style of residence that is ubiquitous throughout the older neighbourhoods of Toronto.
In an attempt to curb suburban sprawl, many suburban neighbourhoods in Toronto encouraged high-density populations by mixing housing lots with apartment buildings far from the downtown core.
The Distillery District holds the largest collection of preserved Victorian industrial architecture in North America.
The West Don Lands is one of many former industrial sites in the downtown area that have undergone redevelopment.
The Financial District from the CN Tower
Pinewood Toronto Studios is Canada's largest film and television production complex.
Toronto is the world's third largest centre for English-language theatre, home to venues like the Royal Alexandra Theatre, the oldest continuously operating theatre in North America.
Caribana is a festival celebrating Caribbean culture and traditions. Held each summer in the city, it is North America's largest street festival.
The Art Gallery of Ontario is an art museum and the second most visited museum in Toronto.
St. Lawrence Market is a major public market and tourist destination in the city.
The Hockey Hall of Fame is a museum dedicated to ice hockey, as well as a Hall of Fame.
Nathan Phillips Square is the city's main square. The square includes a reflecting pool that is converted into an ice rink during the winter.
Rouge National Urban Park is a national park in Scarborough.
The Toronto Blue Jays host the Detroit Tigers at the Rogers Centre on April 21, 2008.
Nathan Phillips Square during the 2019 NBA Championship victory parade for the Toronto Raptors
BMO Field is an outdoor stadium that is home to the CFL's Toronto Argonauts and MLS's Toronto FC.
Queen Elizabeth II attending the 2010 Queen's Plate at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto.
Toronto General Hospital is a major teaching hospital in downtown Toronto.
Union Station (center right) is a major commuter and inter-city transportation hub in downtown Toronto.
The Toronto Transit Commission operates largest and busiest streetcar system in North America.
Interior of Toronto Pearson International Airport's Terminal 1. Toronto Pearson serves as the international airport for the Greater Toronto Area.
Highway 401 is a 400-series highway that passes west to east through Greater Toronto. Toronto's portion of Highway 401 is the busiest highway in North America.
University College at the University of Toronto. University College is one of eleven colleges at the University of Toronto.

Lawrence Richards, a member of the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Toronto, has said, "Toronto is a new, brash, rag-tag place—a big mix of periods and styles."

Victoria University, Toronto

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Upper Canada Academy in Cobourg, 1863 (Victoria University Archives).
Old Vic in Toronto, 1900
Northrop Frye Hall
The E.J. Pratt Library

Victoria University is a federated college of the University of Toronto, founded in 1836 and named in honour of Queen Victoria.

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McGill University

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English-language public research university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

English-language public research university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Coat of arms
James McGill, the original benefactor of McGill University.
The first Principal of McGill College, The Rt. Rev. Dr. George Mountain
Sir John William Dawson, Principal of McGill University, 1855–1893
The Arts Building, completed in 1843 and designed by John Ostell, is the oldest building on campus
The interior of the Redpath Museum
McGill University and Mount Royal, 1906, Panoramic Photo Company
The Second University Company prior to their departure for France
Stained Glass Great War Memorial entrance to the Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art
Lower campus at sunset
The recently renovated McTavish Street is a critical artery connecting the lower campus to the upper campus
Roddick Gates act as the main entrance to the downtown campus
Built in 1892, Old Chancellor Day Hall houses the Faculty of Law
The "McGill Ghetto"
A hockey game on campus in 1884, just seven years after McGill students wrote the then-new game's first rule book, with the Arts Building, Redpath Museum, and Morrice Hall (then the Presbyterian College) visible
Solin Hall, situated in Saint-Henri near Lionel-Groulx station, serves as an off-campus apartment-style dorm.
Macdonald Campus under construction in 1906
The Macdonald Campus coat of arms
The newly built McGill University Health Centre at the Glen Site
Parc Rutherford at night. The Genome Building (left), Wong Building (middle), and McTavish Reservoir (right) are seen in the background.
McGill's coat of arms
The laboratory of Rutherford, early 20th century
Radon, discovered at McGill by physicist Ernest Rutherford
The Falcon, a statue outside of the Humanities and Social Sciences Library, part of the McLennan–Redpath Library Complex
Elizabeth Wirth Music Building, also a library, sits adjacent to the old Strathcona Music Building
PhD candidates march at Commencement in McGill's distinctive scarlet regalia.
Opening of the Student Union building, 1906
McGill's Molson Stadium
A hockey match at McGill in 1901
McGill Hockey Team, 1904
McGill announces new name for men's varsity sports teams
The Queen's-McGill Challenge Blade
The Lorne Gales Trophy
3rd prime minister of Canada Sir John Abbott (BCL, 1847).
7th prime minister of Canada Sir Wilfrid Laurier (BCL, 1864).
Inventor of the game of basketball James Naismith (BA, 1887).
Co-inventor of the charge-coupled device and Nobel prize laureate in Physics Willard Boyle (BSc, 1947; MSc 1948; PhD 1950).
Emmy Award winner known for his portrayal of Captain Kirk in the Star Trek franchise William Shatner (BComm, 1952).
Balzan Prize winner, referred to as "the founder of neuropsychology" Brenda Milner (PhD, 1952)
Grammy Award winner and poet Leonard Cohen (BA, 1955).
6th President of Latvia Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga (PhD, 1965).
48th Prime Minister of Egypt Ahmed Nazif (PhD, 1983).
Former astronaut and 29th governor general of Canada Julie Payette (BEng, 1986).
Turing Award winner Yoshua Bengio (BEng, 1986; MSc, 1988; PhD, 1991).
The current and 23rd prime minister of Canada Justin Trudeau (BA, 1994).
Former international president of Médecins Sans Frontières Joanne Liu (MDCM, 1991; IMHL, 2014).

The university is one of two members of the Association of American Universities located outside the United States, alongside the University of Toronto, and is the only Canadian member of the Global University Leaders Forum (GULF) within the World Economic Forum.

Arms of McMaster University

McMaster University

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Public research university in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Public research university in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Arms of McMaster University
Arms of McMaster University
McMaster Hall, located in Toronto, was the original location of the university. The building is currently used as the headquarters for The Royal Conservatory of Music.
Hamilton Hall was constructed in 1926 in preparation for the university's move to Hamilton.
McMaster's oldest buildings are examples of Collegiate Gothic architecture, with architectural elements such as carved ornamentation, bas-reliefs, recessed arched entryways, and ashlar found throughout these buildings.
University Hall is one of the oldest facilities still used by the university.
The McMaster Museum of Art holds the highest attendance figures for a university-affiliated museum in Canada.
Edwards Hall is one of twelve student residences on the main campus
The former Bank of Montreal Pavilion in downtown Hamilton is home to the Centre for Continuing Education.
The David Braley Health Sciences Centre at the McMaster Health Campus in downtown Hamilton
The John Hodgins Building houses several facilities for the university's Faculty of Engineering.
Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery is a multipurpose building that houses several research facilities of the Faculty of Health Sciences.
A titan arum blooming inside the McMaster Biology Greenhouse, one of many facilities used for research at the university
The McMaster Nuclear Reactor is the largest research reactor in the Commonwealth of Nations.
The student centre plaza, with the McMaster University Student Centre and Mills Memorial Library in the background, April 2017
The McMaster Marauders football team at Ron Joyce Stadium
The university's Office of Alumni Advancement and the McMaster Alumni Association are housed at Alumni House.
Tihomir Orešković, 11th Prime Minister of Croatia
Tommy Douglas, 7th Premier of Saskatchewan and first leader of the NDP
Bertram Brockhouse, Nobel laureate in physics, for his work with neutron scattering
Donna Strickland, Nobel laureate in physics for her work with laser physics
Myron Scholes, Nobel laureate in economics for his work with the Black–Scholes model
Harold Innis, contributed to the staples thesis and Toronto School of communication theory
Stephen Elop, president and chief executive officer of the Nokia Corporation
Cyrus S. Eaton, founder of Republic Steel and chairman of C&O Railway
The McMaster Nuclear Reactor shortly after its opening in 1958.

The university nearly became federated with the University of Toronto, as had been the case with Trinity College and Victoria College.

John Strachan

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Notable figure in Upper Canada and the first Anglican Bishop of Toronto.

Notable figure in Upper Canada and the first Anglican Bishop of Toronto.

John Strachan
The bust of Strachan in the Trinity quad, Trinity College, Toronto

He is best known as a political bishop who held many government positions and promoted education from common schools to helping to found the University of Toronto.

University Avenue near College Street, with the Ontario Legislative Building visible in the background

University Avenue (Toronto)

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Major north–south road in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Major north–south road in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

University Avenue near College Street, with the Ontario Legislative Building visible in the background
University Avenue near College Street, with the Ontario Legislative Building visible in the background
University Avenue near College Street, circa 1900
The soaring South African War Memorial by Walter Seymour Allward stands in the median just north of Queen Street West
The Adam Beck Memorial is located in the landscaped median, between northbound and southbound lanes just south of Queen Street West
The Toronto Rehabilitation Institute at University Avenue and Elm Street. Mount Sinai Hospital is the tall building to the right.
Looking north up University Avenue, from Queen Street, in 1867.

The legislature's site was originally home to the main building of the University of Toronto, and this is the origin of the avenue's name.

College Street (Toronto)

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Principal arterial thoroughfare in downtown Toronto, Canada, connecting former streetcar suburbs in the west with the city centre.

Principal arterial thoroughfare in downtown Toronto, Canada, connecting former streetcar suburbs in the west with the city centre.

Northwest corner of Yonge and College Streets
View of College Street, 1897
Eaton's College Street Store under construction, 1930; until June 1931, Carlton Street ended at Yonge Street
A typical College street sign in Little Italy, Toronto
Fran's Restaurant, a 24-hour diner on College Street

The street is home to an ethnically diverse population in the western residential reaches, and institutions like the Ontario Legislature and the University of Toronto in the downtown core.

University College, Toronto

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University College, c. 1860
The University College fire of 1890, Dominion Illustrated
The main building of University College, a National Historic Site since 1968
Croft Chapter House
The south entrance
Detail of an ornate arch over the south entrance
The East Wing was swiftly restored after suffering extensive fire damage in 1890.
Inside the college quadrangle
The Laidlaw Wing houses the modern college library, in addition to the University of Toronto Art Centre.
Sir Daniel Wilson Residence
Whitney Hall (built 1930–31), women's residence designed by John M. Lyle
The University College Union
The college cloisters
University College at night
William Lyon Mackenzie King
Arthur Meighen
Charles Herbert Best
Edward Blake
Vincent Massey
James Hillier
James Reaney
Bob Rae
Bill Davis
William B. Davis
David Cronenberg
Lorne Michaels
David Ben

University College, popularly referred to as UC, is a constituent college of the University of Toronto, created in 1853 specifically as an institution of higher learning free of religious affiliation.

Flavelle House at the Faculty of Law

University of Toronto Faculty of Law

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Flavelle House at the Faculty of Law
Falconer Hall
Flavelle House
Jackman Law Building in 2016

The University of Toronto Faculty of Law (U of T Law, UToronto Law) is the law school of the University of Toronto.