Students From Around the World
Arts & Science draws talented graduate students from around the world who study and conduct research with internationally recognized scholars in some of the most highly regarded graduate programs in North America.
Graduate students have played key roles in pioneering scientific research in such areas as plate tectonics and the neuroscience of memory. They are team members on such prestigious projects as the Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Records of Early English Drama and Dictionary of Old English.
Research & Teaching
At U of T, research and teaching and are inseparable. Graduate students do both. As teaching assistants and instructors, they take an active part in undergraduate education, gaining the training and experience they need to become tomorrow’s teachers and leaders.
Facts & Figures
- 3,953 graduate students in 40 units offering 86 graduate programs
- 14 collaborative programs run jointly with U of T’s faculties of engineering, law and medicine interdisciplinary
- Research centres and units include the , the , the , the , the
- about one-quarter of A&S doctoral candidates are international students
Vice-Dean, Graduate Education & Program Reviews
Sandy Welsh is the vice-dean of Graduate Education & Program Reviews. She oversees all matters relating to graduate education, including graduate enrolment planning, administration of funds to support graduate activities, graduate program development and governance matters.