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The Founding College of the University of Toronto
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UC One: Engaging Toronto

Make the most of your U of T experience by engaging with Toronto and its diverse communities! Prepare for academic success with UC One’s small classes and their focus on research, writing and presentation skills. By exploring the city with guest speakers and on field trips, you’ll also learn how to apply your learning to the world around you

Program Benefits

  • Small-enrolment courses
  • Focus on academic skills
  • 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


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University College is thrilled to announce that Dr. Jonathan Bayer has joined our faculty as the new UC Fellow in Early American History.
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UC in the News
A monthly compilation of UC community news appearances featuring sessional lecturer Shawn Micallef, alum Heather Mallick, and UC Professor Emeritus Bruce Kidd.