One of the World’s Great Cities

U of T Engineering lies in the heart of Toronto. With more than 140 cultures represented throughout its neighbourhoods, Toronto is a welcoming place where the world comes together. As North America’s fourth-largest city — growing faster than LA and New York City — and its safest, Toronto is a cosmopolitan hub for arts, culture, sports, technology and business.

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BMO Field

BMO Field is home of the Toronto Football Club (TFC), one of seven professional sports teams in Toronto.

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Billy Bishop (YTZ)

Billy Bishop (YTZ) is one of two airports in Toronto. Pearson International (YYZ) is a short train ride from Union Station.

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Chinatown is one of several cultural enclaves within walking distance of campus.

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The CN Tower

The CN Tower stands 553 metre tall, offering breathtaking city views.

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The Entertainment District

The Entertainment District is buzzing with live theatre and music. It's also home to two stadiums that host large concert and sporting events.

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The Royal Ontario Museum

The Royal Ontario Museum contains 13 million artifacts from across the ages.

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Hospital Row

Hospital Row is a stretch of hospitals and research centres, many of which partner with U of T and employ our students.

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Union Station

Union Station is a transportation hub of trains, subways, streetcars and buses. It's also part of the largest underground network of pedestrian pathways in the world.

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The Financial District

The Financial District is the heart of Canada's banking and mining industries.

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Church-Wellesley Village

Church-Wellesley Village is home to Toronto's annual Pride Parade.

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Global Getaway

Our city is served by two airports: Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and Billy Bishop Airport (YTZ). Toronto is truly a gateway to the world. It’s only 1.5 hours from New York City; 5 hours from L.A.; 6 hours from Bogotá; 13 hours from Dubai; 14 hours from New Delhi; and 15 hours from Hong Kong.

Most Diverse City in the World

More than 140 cultures and hundreds of friendly neighbourhoods shape this dynamic metropolis. Restaurants and grocery stores reflect the city's rich diversity, giving you every opportunity to indulge in new and familiar flavours.

First in Safety

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Safe Cities Index ranked Toronto as North America’s safest city.


Whether you're walking, cycling or taking public transit, Toronto is easy to navigate. Toronto is home to North America's third-largest mass transit system.

Seven Sports Teams

There’s never a dull moment with eight Toronto-based professional sports teams, including 2019 NBA champs the Toronto Raptors (basketball), Toronto Blue Jays (baseball), Toronto Maple Leafs (hockey), Toronto FC (soccer), Toronto Argonauts (football), Toronto Marlies (hockey) and Toronto Wolfpack (rugby).

City of Festivals

Every season brims with celebrations of all kinds, from the Toronto Caribbean Carnival in the summer to the renowned Toronto International Film Festival in the fall.

Sunny Days

On average, Toronto has 305 days of sunshine. When weather isn’t agreeable, explore PATH, the largest underground pedestrian system in the world.

Care for a Skate or Ski?

There are more than 50 outdoor skating rinks in Toronto during the winter, and plenty of slopes for skiing and snowboarding within an hour of the city.