Woodsworth College

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Located at the gateway to the University of Toronto at the corner of St. George and Bloor streets, Woodsworth College is a warm and inviting learning environment for both commuting students and those living in residence. The college features a blend of Victorian and modern architecture with two courtyards, a café, study and ample meeting space, and extensive computing facilities. Woodsworth College promotes and encourages academic success and active participation in university and community life through a wide array of programs and services.

The Woodsworth College residence boasts suite-style apartments with private bedrooms, shared modern kitchens and bathrooms. The residence features an enclosed courtyard with patio, 24-hour security, high-speed internet access, fitness equipment, air conditioning and modern laundry facilities.

Students of Woodsworth College are found in all academic programs offered by the Faculty of Arts and Science.  Woodsworth’s programs include:  Woodsworth ONE (first-year program); Summer Abroad;  and Diploma to Degree (in partnership with affiliated GTA community colleges).  Woodsworth  has close ties with the Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources and the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, whose undergraduate programs are managed through the college.

SIZE: 6,100 students

DATE FOUNDED: 1974

 

Distinguished Alumni

  • Rohinton Mistry, author
  • William Blair, Chief of Police, City of Toronto
  • Dani Reiss, President & CEO, Canada Goose Inc.
  • William Waters, entrepreneur and philanthropist
  • Amanda Dale, YWCA Woman of Distinction and Executive Director at the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic
  • Jean Augustine, former member of Parliament and member of federal Cabinet

 

Scholarships and Awards

Woodsworth offers numerous needs-based and merit- based admission awards and scholarships. The flagship Peter F. Bronfman Gold scholarship and Bronfman Leadership awards provide several awards from $6,000 to $12,000 to graduating students. In addition, the college makes awards available to students in the Summer Abroad program as well as generous bursary support for students who demonstrate financial need.

 

Contact Information

Tel: (416) 978-4444
wdwregistrar@utoronto.ca
Woodsworth College Website