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  • Writer's pictureSamina Batyrova

Why I Chose University of Toronto?

I often get asked on why I chose to study at the University of Toronto, and here are my top 5 reasons:

1️⃣ #1 university in Canada and top 20 worldwide

The University of Toronto is constantly ranked as the top university in Canada and top 20 in the world. This worldwide reputation grants a prestigious degree for my career anywhere in the world, and presents me a strong candidate during the hiring process.

2️⃣ Tri-campus university

The University of Toronto having 3 campuses across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), each being unique on its own way, gives me a wider range of opportunities to try out all across 3 campuses. While St. George campus offers a very Hogwarts-like, aesthetic vibe, the Mississauga campus is very modern, which sparks an innovative spirit in me.

3️⃣ Wide and rich alumni networks

Many notable and successful entrepreneurs, scientists, artists, and engineers have graduated with the U of T diploma, from all 3 campuses, most of whom come back to connect with students, donate funds or offer incredible opportunities.

4️⃣ Best professors and state-of-the-art facilities

The University of Toronto is a global leader in research and teaching and has a significant footprint, both in Canada and around the world. It ranks 3rd globally in research-focused National Taiwan University Ranking.

5️⃣ Multicultural and diverse student population

The University of Toronto being located in the most multicultural city in the world, has a very diverse student population as well and continues to attract students from all around the world. As a student here, you get an opportunity to learn about different cultures and become friends with people from all continents, which really broadens your outlook!

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