University of Toronto

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The University of Toronto (U of T or UToronto) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located on the grounds that surround Queen's Park.wikipedia
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University of Toronto Scarborough

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The other two satellite campuses are located in Scarborough (UTSC) and Mississauga (UTM).
The University of Toronto Scarborough, also known as U of T Scarborough or UTSC, is a public research university and satellite campus of the University of Toronto.

Toronto Varsity Blues

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The Varsity Blues are the athletic teams that represent the university in intercollegiate league matches, with long and storied ties to gridiron football, rowing and ice hockey.
The Toronto Varsity Blues is the intercollegiate sports program at the University of Toronto.

McGill University

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It receives the most annual scientific research funding of any Canadian university and is one of two members of the Association of American Universities outside the United States, the other being McGill University.
The university is one of two universities outside the United States which are members of the Association of American Universities, alongside the University of Toronto, and it is the only Canadian member of the Global University Leaders Forum (GULF) within the World Economic Forum.

University of Toronto Mississauga

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The other two satellite campuses are located in Scarborough (UTSC) and Mississauga (UTM).
The University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM), also known as U of T Mississauga, is a public research university and a satellite campus of the University of Toronto.

College football

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The earliest recorded college football game was played in the University of Toronto's University College in the early 1860s.
The first documented gridiron football match was played at University College, a college of the University of Toronto, November 9, 1861.

Toronto School of communication theory

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Academically, the University of Toronto is noted for influential movements and curricula in literary criticism and communication theory, known collectively as the Toronto School.
The Toronto School is a school of thought in communication theory and literary criticism, the principles of which were developed chiefly by scholars at the University of Toronto.

Multi-touch

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The university was the birthplace of insulin and stem cell research, and was the site of the first practical electron microscope, the development of deep learning, multi-touch technology, the identification of the first black hole Cygnus X-1, and the development of the theory of NP-completeness.
The origins of multitouch began at CERN, MIT, University of Toronto, Carnegie Mellon University and Bell Labs in the 1970s.

Trinity College, Toronto

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Having anticipated this decision, the enraged Strachan had resigned a year earlier to open Trinity College as a private Anglican seminary.
The University of Trinity College, known simply as Trinity College, is a college federated to the University of Toronto, founded in 1851 by Bishop John Strachan.

University College, Toronto

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University College was created as the nondenominational teaching branch of the University of Toronto.
University College is a constituent college of the University of Toronto, created in 1853 specifically as an institution of higher learning free of religious affiliation.

University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering

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Established in 1878, the School of Practical Science was the precursor to the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, which has been nicknamed Skule since its earliest days.
The Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering is an academic division of the University of Toronto devoted to study and research in engineering.

University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine

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While the Faculty of Medicine opened in 1843, medical teaching was conducted by proprietary schools from 1853 until 1887, when the faculty absorbed the Toronto School of Medicine.
The University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine is the medical school of the University of Toronto.

Queen's Park (Toronto)

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The University of Toronto (U of T or UToronto) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located on the grounds that surround Queen's Park.
The park is nearly an enclave of the University of Toronto, which occupies most of the surrounding lands.

John Strachan

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The granting of the charter was largely the result of intense lobbying by John Strachan, the influential Anglican Bishop of Toronto who took office as the college's first president.
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 of Toronto Faculty of Law

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The university opened the Faculty of Law in 1887, followed by the Faculty of Dentistry in 1888, when the Royal College of Dental Surgeons became an affiliate.
The University of Toronto Faculty of Law (U of T Law, UToronto Law) is the law school of the University of Toronto.

Stem cell

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The university was the birthplace of insulin and stem cell research, and was the site of the first practical electron microscope, the development of deep learning, multi-touch technology, the identification of the first black hole Cygnus X-1, and the development of the theory of NP-completeness.
Research into stem cells grew out of findings by Ernest A. McCulloch and James E. Till at the University of Toronto in the 1960s.

University of Toronto Schools

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In 1910, the Faculty of Education opened its laboratory school, the University of Toronto Schools.
University of Toronto Schools (UTS) is an elite independent secondary day school affiliated with the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Royal Ontario Museum

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The university operated the Royal Conservatory of Music from 1896 to 1991 and the Royal Ontario Museum from 1912 to 1968; both still retain close ties with the university as independent institutions.
The museum is north of Queen's Park, in the University of Toronto district, with its main entrance on Bloor Street West.

Hart House (University of Toronto)

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The university's Hart House is an early example of the North American student centre, simultaneously serving cultural, intellectual, and recreational interests within its large Gothic-revival complex.
Hart House is a student activity centre at the University of Toronto.

Toronto

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The University of Toronto (U of T or UToronto) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located on the grounds that surround Queen's Park.
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."

David Dunlap Observatory

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The David Dunlap Observatory in Richmond Hill opened in 1935, followed by the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies in 1949.
Formerly owned and operated by the University of Toronto, from its establishment in 1935 until 2008; the observatory is now managed by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto Centre (RASC-TC), and the David Dunlap Observatory Defenders (DDOD).

Glendon College

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The university's former affiliated schools at the Ontario Agricultural College and Glendon Hall became fully independent of the University of Toronto and became part of University of Guelph in 1964 and York University in 1965, respectively.
Founded as the first permanent establishment of York University, the school began academic operation under the mentorship of the University of Toronto in September 1960.

The Royal Conservatory of Music

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The university operated the Royal Conservatory of Music from 1896 to 1991 and the Royal Ontario Museum from 1912 to 1968; both still retain close ties with the university as independent institutions.
From its earliest days, it was affiliated with the University of Toronto with the purpose of preparing students for degree examinations and shared its premises with the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music from 1919.

Electron microscope

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The university was the birthplace of insulin and stem cell research, and was the site of the first practical electron microscope, the development of deep learning, multi-touch technology, the identification of the first black hole Cygnus X-1, and the development of the theory of NP-completeness.
The first North American electron microscope was constructed in 1938, at the University of Toronto, by Eli Franklin Burton and students Cecil Hall, James Hillier, and Albert Prebus.

York University

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The university's former affiliated schools at the Ontario Agricultural College and Glendon Hall became fully independent of the University of Toronto and became part of University of Guelph in 1964 and York University in 1965, respectively.
Its first class was held in September 1960 in Falconer Hall on the University of Toronto campus with a total of 76 students.

Collegiate university

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As a collegiate university, it comprises eleven colleges each with substantial autonomy on financial and institutional affairs and significant differences in character and history.
The London pattern spread the idea of the examining university with affiliated colleges around the British Empire, in particular to Canada where the University of Toronto was refounded as an examining university, its teaching arm becoming University College, Toronto, which federated other colleges in the region, and to India, where the universities of Calcutta, Madras and Mumbai were founded in 1857, and New Zealand, where the federal University of New Zealand was established in 1874.