Posts Categorized: Student Experience

Preparing future engineers: U of T Engineering to launch new transdisciplinary institute

U of T Engineering’s newest research institute answers a challenging question: how should we prepare the next generation of engineering leaders for the world they will face in 2050? The Institute for Studies in Transdisciplinary Engineering Education and Practice (ISTEP)was approved by the University’s Governing Council earlier this month, and will begin operations July 1. ISTEP… Read more »

U of T Engineering opens the Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering launched a new era in engineering education and research today with the official opening of the Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Named in honour of the Myhal family — including George Myhal (IndE 7T8) and his wife Rayla, two of the Faculty’s most ardent supporters —… Read more »

Myhal family champions next-generation engineering innovation and entrepreneurship

This spring when U of T Engineering opens the doors to the Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Myhal Centre), it will mark the success of an ambitious campaign and reflect a new era for engineering – one with multidisciplinary collaboration and active, experiential learning at its core. The Myhal Centre will offer one of the finest teaching and research… Read more »

TEAL Fellows: Redesigning the classroom experience

U of T Engineering’s newest building — the Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CEIE) — is home to technology-enhanced active learning (TEAL) rooms designed to support blended modalities of teaching and creative design activities. A new Faculty-wide program is supporting professors as they leverage the potential of these spaces and implement active learning approaches across all… Read more »

Skule Study Tips

With exams on the horizon, we reached out to the Skule community for study tips to help you get ready. Have an exam tip of your own that you would like to share? Email “Don’t just re-read past notes. Instead, actively test the knowledge you have retained by trying to solve problem sets. Study with… Read more »

U of T Engineering Student –Athlete Spotlight: Sarah Esmail and Erica Voss

Two MIE undergrads skate their way to the World Ringette Championships for the second time. In 2016, Sarah Esmail (Year 3 IndE) and Erica Voss (Year 3 MechE) travelled to Helsinki, Finland to compete in the World Ringette Championships. Last December, the undergrads hit the ice again a little closer to home. Teams from five… Read more »

Academic Excellence: 24 Engineering Students Recognized

The University of Toronto honoured student-athletes from across all faculties at the eighth annual Academic Excellence Breakfast on November 21. The ceremony recognized student-athletes who, while competing on a varsity team, earned an 80% average or higher in all courses they were enrolled in during the 2016-17 academic year. Awardees received special pins to mark… Read more »