• Agustin Garza

    I am a mechanical engineer from Mexico with a degree from Monterrey Tech (ITESM Campus Monterrey) and a background in operations. I chose the University of Toronto because I was looking for a university with a great reputation that was recognized for its strength in finance. As one […]

  • Aida Habib

    I was born in Syria where I did my undergraduate studies and got a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy. I have always wanted to get a Master’s degree in Biotechnology. However, as the war […]

  • Andrew H. Proppe

    Born and raised in in Montréal, Québec, Andrew Proppe received his B.Sc. in Chemistry from Concordia University in 2014. He began his doctoral studies in the Department of Chemistry at […]

  • Arturo Reza Ugalde

    I obtained my bachelor and master’s degrees from the Instituto Politecnico Nacional in Mexico City. I decided to pursue my PhD degree abroad because I believe that travelling and living […]

  • Boluwatife Awonaike

    I’m a first-year PhD student in the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences at UTSC. My research is focused on assessing the impact of urban runoff on the transport and […]

  • Calvin Ke

    I am a PhD candidate in Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME). I am also enrolled in the Collaborative Specialization […]

  • Catia Corriveau-Dignard

    I am a PhD student in Spanish and specializing in contemporary Cuban literature and culture. My academic background includes prior studies in Economics with specialization in History of Economic Thought. […]

  • Cedric Beaulac

    I completed my undergraduate program in Mathematics and Statistics and my master’s degree in Statistics at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). During grad school, I worked on using […]

  • Chidozie Ojobor

    Experiences surrounding my upbringing made me excited about studying topics related to infectious diseases. This led me to study Microbiology in University of Nigeria, where I obtained my Bachelor’s degree. […]

  • Claudio Jaramillo

    I am a Chilean English teacher (EFL) with a MA in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from the Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación. I have 15 years of experience as an educator and have worked […]

  • Criselda Jean Cruz

    I am training to become a Physician-Scientist through the MD-PhD in Molecular Medicine Program of the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. After I finished my MD in my home university, I […]

  • Diana Burchell

    Growing up with social workers parents, I immersed myself in social justice from a very early age. The more I led initiatives such as Me to We fundraisers, refugee-simulation diets […]

  • Dina Sabie

    I earned a bachelor’s degree majoring in Computer Science and Architectural Studies (Design) followed by a professional Master of Architecture degree from the University of Toronto. My award-winning thesis was […]

  • Emily Tonin

    I am currently completing a Master of Management and Professional Accounting (MMPA) graduate degree. It is a two-year program that integrates management courses taken in an MBA setting with specific […]

  • Geith Maal-Bared

    I’m a PhD candidate at the Institute of Medical Science, studying how the brain produces motivated behaviours (i.e., the drive to approach rewarding stimuli such as food and drugs or […]

  • Jad Sinno

    Jad Sinno introduces themself saying, “I grew up in Kjipuktuk, Mi’kma’ki.” They hope people will ask, where is that?, because then they can explain: these are the Indigenous names for […]

  • Joel Goodwin

    Joel was born and raised in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. He completed both his BSc and MSc at Acadia University. During his MSc, Joel collaborated with the Canadian Forest Service […]

  • Judith Ellen Brunton

    I am an anthropologist of religion in North America based at the Department for the Study of Religion. So, I am interested in religion, spirituality, and meaning making in people’s […]

  • Julius Haag

    After undergraduate [studies], I spent some time in business before returning to the University of Toronto to complete my master’s degree in Sociology. I met Prof. Scot Wortley and began […]

  • Kayla Preston

    Preston has been a soccer coach, food bank worker and a workplace rights activist, but the volunteer work that’s touched her most was the time she spent at a nursing […]

  • Kristen Pue

    I hold a BA in Political Science from the University of Alberta. For a summer, I worked as a researcher at the Centre for Constitutional Studies in the University of […]

  • Majed Karam

    I grew up in Lebanon and moved to Montreal to study at McGill University. After completing my Bachelor of Engineering, I decided to apply to the University of Toronto to pursue graduate studies. I am part of the […]

  • Mariam Olafuyi

    Prior to U of T, I worked in a tier one law firm in Nigeria and the legal department of a multinational telecommunications company. I earned an LLB from the […]

  • Mark Bloom

    I hold an undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto, and I’m finishing up my PhD at the University of Toronto as well, in the Department of Cell and Systems […]

  • Matthew Patience

    I began studying Spanish in undergrad (University of Victoria), before spending some time in Spain and eventually moving to Argentina for almost five years. During my time there, I studied […]

  • Michel Mersereau

    The latter portion of my undergraduate experience at the University of Toronto was extremely fulfilling. The guidance, support, and encouragement I received through my colleagues in the Aboriginal Studies department […]

  • Niklas Schaefer

    I was born in Duesseldorf, Germany. I graduated from the University of Mannheim with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2017. I am now in my second year […]

  • Nora Tataryan

    I am a first-year PhD student at the Women and Gender Studies Institute. My main areas of interest are aesthetics, race studies, and feminist philosophy. My current work is on […]

  • Sandi Wemigwase

    I was born and raised in Michigan and I am a citizen of Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians located in Harbor Springs, Michigan. I travel home as often […]

  • Seshu Iyengar

    I was born and raised in Fredericton, New Brunswick, which was where I stayed for my undergraduate degree at the University of New Brunswick. There, I completed a Bachelor of […]

  • Sophia Chan

    I am Sophia and I am from Macao SAR, China.  This is my fifth year in Canada (or in Toronto to be specific), and I like it so far (except […]

  • Stefania Galbiati

    I was born in Milan, Italy. I am a graduate in Communication, Media and Advertising and now I’m studying Publishing and Communication Theories in University of Milan. I worked in Milan and […]

  • Tara Gralnick

    I have always been moved by the complexity, struggle, and resilience of the human experience. I completed my master’s degree in U of T’s Graduate Department of Psychological Clinical Science, […]

  • Teresa Valentini

    I was born in Fano, a small seaside town on the Adriatic coast in Italy. I have always been passionate about reading and studying literary texts, allowing me to build […]

  • Trenton Johanis

    I grew up in a small town called Orangeville, Ontario. I did my undergrad at McMaster University in Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour with a Music Cognition specialization. My original dream was to go to […]

  • Trevor Stirling

    I completed my BASc in Electrical Engineering at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Throughout my undergrad, my interest was most caught by quantum mechanics, electromagnetics, and semiconductor devices, so I chose to […]

  • Vardit Lightstone

    My PhD is a Joint Educational Placement (JEP) program, with the University of Toronto (where I did my undergraduate in Celtic Studies and Jewish Studies) as my lead institution and […]

  • Verena Kozmann

    As an International Visiting Graduate Student (IVGS) at the University of Toronto’s Department of Anthropology, I am hosted by a leading expert in the field of sociocultural anthropology. In my […]

  • Yimu Zhao

    Yimu Zhao is an NSERC Post-doctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic at Columbia University. Her primary research focus is to develop vascularized functional tissues in Organ-on-a-Chip platform. […]

  • Yongshan He

    I’m a PhD student in the Department of East Asian Studies [EAS], studying the material culture of pre-modern China. My undergraduate education was in China while I earned my MA […]