Our Priorities

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As part of Defy Gravity, the largest university fundraising campaign in Canadian history, we have set the ambitious goal of raising $4 billion for the University’s highest priorities and inspiring 225,000 alumni to contribute their time and talent to the University one million times collectively.

You can change the world for the better. Join us:

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U of T is ranked first for employability among public universities in North America.


260,000 alumni in more than 190 countries worldwide, including nine Rhodes Scholars, three Nobel laureates, two Nobel Peace Prize recipients and four Canadian prime ministers.


Supporting the experts and leaders of tomorrow through scholarships today.


 Arts & Science is a major driver of U of T’s excellence as the top-ranked research institution in Canada.

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