Fall 2016 - Mosaic

Ready to grow

Image of Jennifer Keesmaat

Any discussion about Scarborough’s future usually ends up in an argument about transit. But if Toronto City Council’s recent decision to build a subway extension and an LRT to U of T Scarborough is realized, the benefit will go well beyond shiny new trains.


Picture of four co-op students

You’re hiking in Rouge National Urban Park. You see a strange-looking plant. You’re itching to learn more about it.


Six awesome things in the GTA  

(or, just a few reasons Scarborough is the centre of the universe)

What’s so great about being in the east?

We asked members of the U of T Scarborough community to give us examples. Here’s a sampling of what they told us.


Alen Hadzovic speaks to a class

Science and art come together through interdisciplinary workshops

Alen Hadzovic has won an award for watching paint dry, sort of.

UTSC opens fields in the north end

Multiple images of students playing different sports

During the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, the Morningside Athletic Fields were the site of the horseback riding portion of the modern pentathlon.

Did you know?

INstagram photo of Drake sitting on Instructional Centre

Picked up by news media around the world, the uoftdrizzy Instagram account has more than 17,000 fans— including Drake himself—following, liking and posting comments.


Politicians Mitzie Hunter, John McKay and Jennifer O'Connell speak with Jeffrey Dvorkin

Three local politicians—all UTSC grads—consider the direction of the eastern GTA and our campus’s role in it.