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The Founding College of the University of Toronto
Pan Am Games Crowd at Toronto City Hall

UC One

Make the most of your U of T experience by engaging with Toronto and its diverse communities. This program not only prepares you for academic success, but also teaches you to apply learning to the world around you.

Program Benefits

  • Small-enrolment courses
  • Co-curricular activities in humanities and social scientific enquiry
  • Toronto as your laboratory
UC One Alumnus Jonathan Zarb

“I would encourage everyone to consider enrolling in the UC One program. It makes transitioning into university studies much more bearable, in a relaxed environment with students that are just starting out like you."

-Jonathon Zarb, UC One Student 2014-15

UC One Alumnus Alia Mohamed

“The program has provided me with exceptional knowledge and skills required for entering a career in public health policy and management.”

-Alia Mohammed, UC One Student 2014-15

UC One Alumnus Michaelangelo Laygo

“…brought the city's connectivity into sharp relief. We learned how civic issues, different groups of people, cultural identities and even memories both inform and are informed by the city’s performances.”

-Michaelangelo Laygo, UC One Student 2015-16

UC One Alumnus Marienka Bishop Kovac

“This course made me fall in love with the city. Although I have lived in Toronto all my life, I feel like this course has changed my perspective and understanding of the city -- its social structures and historical past.”

-Marienka Bishop Kovac, UC One Student 2014-15

Upcoming Events

Aug 12
Looking for a space to meet students, unwind and talk?  Join us in the Community Circle, where we will run check-ins and chat about topics related to navigating life as a student.  This Wednesday from 10-11am, we will be chatting about ways to make friends and connect with students virtually.  Find
Aug 14
Virtual Activity
Register Today!
Join our virtual study hub to this Friday with Make Fridays Matter (The Online Study Hub).
Sep 6-12
Virtual Activity
Orientation is a week-long transitional program that aims to introduce first-year students to university life. Upper year students, called Leaders, help facilitate the week, which is a combination of academic programming and exciting events that help first years meet other UC students.