Established in 1948, Toronto Metropolitan University has a history rooted in innovative, career-driven education with the goal of addressing contemporary societal needs. Originally named after Ontario’s first Superintendent of Education and leading public school advocate, Egerton Ryerson, TMU is a postsecondary institute designed to combine technical education with academic theory.
We believe that education and experience go hand-in-hand. What our students learn in the classroom is enhanced by real-world knowledge through internships and co-ops, or amplified through zone learning, specialized minors and graduate programs.
Choose from a wide range of programs in the following Faculties and Schools:
As Canada's comprehensive innovation university, TMU engages in scholarly, research and creative activities that address real-world challenges to drive economic growth and improve quality of life.
Innovation is at the core of our research mandate. Our centres and institutes, opens in new window bring together faculty and industry partners to solve research problems and provide opportunities for students to learn.
Our strong focus on innovation and evidence-based research has made us a preferred partner for government, industry, not-for-profit organizations, communities and individuals. Together we are improving processes, developing new technologies and services, and creating new companies and social enterprises.
The Career, Co-op & Student Success Centre is TMU's central resource for students to access relevant and responsive support to navigate their way through TMU into their careers. Our innovative model of support allows us to meet students where they are in their journey, delivering equity-focused and inclusive programs and services that cover a student's journey from their first year at TMU through to their graduation into their career.
The International Student Advisors are Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIAs) or Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs) who can help through group immigration advising, drop-in hours and one-on-one appointments.
Along with the students that you will meet and learn from the school year, there are dedicated people within Housing and Residence Life who are here to support your transition to living independently.
Living in residence makes life easier. You are right next to your classes, close to public transit, and all other amenities you will need.
Residence is an inclusive community. All-gender housing means that you only need to disclose your gender should you wish to be matched with a roommate or suitemate of the same gender identity as yours.
Student Wellbeing encompasses a variety of health, wellbeing, and academic services and supports at TMU:
The university is located in the heart of Toronto, Canada, the fourth largest city in North America. Here, students can connect with leaders in culture, business, health care or government because opportunity lives at our front door. That's an urban campus.
TMU Athletics and Recreation champions a spirit of belonging, pride and excellence, which enriches the academic experience and develops the whole student.
In our two fitness facilities, the Recreation & Athletics Centre (RAC) and the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC), as well as through initiatives across campus, we strive to provide safe and inclusive spaces for you to move in a diversity of ways.
Toronto Metropolitan University has a vibrant campus community made up of over 200 student clubs and organizations. Most of these groups allow for the opportunity to be involved however you would like, from being a general member who attends events when possible to running for an executive position.
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