Life in Toronto

Toronto skyline​​​​​​

Make it Happen Here

Toronto is a city that truly inspires. It's a dynamic gateway to global perspectives, and world renowned for its rich social tapestry. You can take in a professional hockey, basketball, or football game, sample the cuisine of virtually every culture on earth, catch a world-premiere opera or visit world-class art galleries and museums.

​The diversity of Toronto's population, cultures, and opinions make it the perfect place to pursue your postdoctoral fellowship. It also has a reputation for being one of the world's safest metropolitan cities.

A Diverse City of Opportunity

In Toronto, opportunity abounds. As big as the Greater Toronto Area may be (it's home to more than 5.5 million people), the city itself consists of many distinct, highly livable neighbourhoods—each with its own character, family-friendly amenities, and entertainment options. These communities are home to more than 100 cultures from around the world. Toronto is one of the most multicultural on the planet, with about 50% of our population born outside of Canada. For our postdocs, this diversity can help make a new city feel very much like home.

Toronto also offers unparalleled research opportunities to our postdocs, students, and faculty members. Thanks to a highly diverse population, the city provides a rich sampling environment and offers access to a critical mass of brilliant international minds that bring fresh perspectives to our University community. These are just some of the factors that have helped Toronto develop one of North America's largest life science and medical research clusters, IT start-up communities, and more.​

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