Educators

As a high school counsellor or educator, you play a vital role in the success of your students. Thank you for working with us to ensure your students are prepared for the exciting opportunities that lie ahead at U of T Engineering 

This page contains a number of resources and events hosted by U of T Engineering that might be of interest to you. If there is anything we can do tfurther support you or your school, please let us knowengineering@utoronto.ca.   

Introduction to U of T Engineering 

We are the top-ranked engineering school in Canada and among the world’s best. Our diverse community includes approximately 5,200 undergraduates, 2,500 graduate students and 260+ professors. The Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering is located on the St. George campus of the University of Toronto, in the heart of downtown Toronto. 

Opportunities for Educators 

  • Engineering For Educators (E4E): Hosted in the Fall for more than 10 years, this day-long professional development opportunity brings together secondary and post-secondary communities to collaborate on STEM-education strategies for high school classrooms. If you’d like to be added to the mailing list for this event, please email us: engineering@utoronto.ca  
  • EngLIFE Workshops: Invite U of T Engineering into your classroom with interactive workshops linked to Ontario STEM curriculum. This programming is offered to schools listed in the Toronto Neighbourhood Improvement Areas.    
  • U of T counsellor resources: The University of Toronto has a number of counsellor resources, including a webinar series and a mailing list. 

STEM Programming for High School Students  

  • DEEP Summer Academy brings together high school students from across the world to explore advanced topics in engineering including robotics, nanotechnology, product design and biomedical engineering at U of T Engineering. DEEP takes place in July each year with an optional on-campus residence experience.  
  • Engineering High School Saturdays encourages students to begin to explore science, engineering, math and technology in a community-oriented, confidence-building environment. 
  • Blueprint is designed for highly motivated Black students currently in Grades 9, 10 and 11 who are interested in careers in Science, Technology Engineering and Math with a strong interest in engineering.  
  • U of T Engineering Shadow Experience pairs current grade 12 students with a U of T Engineering student for a day. 

Tours and Applicant Events 

While we have temporarily paused in-person campus tour and events until further notice due to COVID-19, we will continue to host online events for prospective students throughout the year. Applicants will receive invitations to events via email. In the meantime, do sign up for a virtual tour.   

Frequently Asked Questions

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