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U of T accepts all recommendations of Anti-Asian Racism Working Group’s final report

May 29, 2023

The University of Toronto is committed to implementing the 40 recommendations for addressing anti-Asian racism on campus issued in the final report by U of T’s Anti-Asian Racism Working Group. The final report outlines eight key areas where the university can expand on its work to build a more respectful, accountable, equitable and inclusive community while stepping up efforts to combat anti-Asian racism, which experienced a spike in Canada and other countries during the pandemic.

Notisha Massaquoi

With support of Connaught award, U of T researchers to tackle health disparities in Black communities

March 14, 2023

A new research project supported by the University of Toronto’s Connaught Fund and developed in collaboration with the Black Research Network (BRN) will bring together experts from across the university to address Canada’s racial health gap. The project, which will receive $250,000 through the inaugural Connaught Major Research Challenge for Black Researchers, will support Black health equity research across U of T’s three campuses.

SEE UTM graduates take a photo with their certificates

Dismantling barriers: High school students experience U of T Mississauga via program for Black youth

January 24, 2023

Developed with the Peel District School Board and piloted this past fall, the Support, Engage, Experience University of Toronto Mississauga innovative program allowed students in Grade 11 and 12 to earn a university half credit and two Ontario Secondary School Diploma credits, have a co-op experience, and be mentored by a senior U of T undergraduate student while simultaneously completing their high school semester.

Jaris Swidrovich and Lachmi Singh

New roles at Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy set to advance EDI goals across the Faculty

January 12, 2023

The Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy is pleased to announce two new roles that will focus on equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) and help advance efforts in these important areas. Lachmi Singh has taken on the new role of Director, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (DEDI) and Jaris Swidrovich has accepted the newly created role of Indigenous Engagement Lead (IEL).

Students walking on the Front Campus in front of University College.

Supporting an inclusive and welcoming community

October 5, 2022

The University of Toronto aims to foster an inclusive workplace environment where all members of our community feel they belong, are respected, and can thrive. Workplace harassment and discrimination in any form are unacceptable and unwelcome at the University. All University of Toronto faculty, librarians, and staff work under a common set of workplace conduct policies and guidelines. These policies and guidelines set out the University’s expectations of behaviour and conduct, and outline the processes used when community members bring forward concerns and complaints.