Posts Tagged: student life

Sandro Young named U of T’s top student

Sandro Young (CompE 1T6+PEY) always knew he was interested in computers, circuits and electronics. What started as a middle-school passion — Young was an active participant in science fairs in Grades 7 and 8 — eventually led him to study in The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) where today, he graduates… Read more »

U of T Engineering welcomes four global Pearson scholars

Deborah Emilia Solomon (Year 1 ChemE) came home one day to the good news that she had received one of the inaugural Pearson scholarships, a new prestigious and competitive U of T award for undergraduate international students. “I was overjoyed. I just started crying,” she said. “I was going through so many emotions at that moment because… Read more »

U of T Engineering student team takes first place at national drone competition

A U of T Engineering student team earned first place at the Unmanned Systems Canada Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Student Competition, held April 28 to 30 in Alma, Que. The University of Toronto Aerospace Team’s (UTAT) UAV Division designed a two-drone system capable of meeting this year’s challenge: to survey and locate nests of three… Read more »

U of T Engineering students receive record number of 2017 Cressy Awards

Twenty-eight U of T Engineering students were presented with 2017 Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Awards at a ceremony held on Tuesday, April 25. This marks the highest number of recipients from the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering since the program’s creation in 1994. Each year, the Cressy Awards are presented to graduating students who have… Read more »

Engineering students construct monument to mark National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Engineering undergraduate students marked the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women by designing and constructing an original monument on King’s College Road, next to the Sandford Fleming Building. The monument is a tribute to the victims of the killings at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal on December 6, 1989, in which 14 female engineering students studying… Read more »

Academic excellence and athletics: 25 U of T Engineering students recognized

On November 15, 2016, the University of Toronto’s Varsity Blues honoured top student athletes at the seventh annual Academic Excellence Breakfast held at the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport. The awards honoured student athletes who earned an 80 per cent or higher average during the 2015-2016 academic year and participated in a varsity sport…. Read more »

U of T Engineering student wins Rhodes Scholarship

Stephanie Gaglione (Year 4 ChemE) has been selected as a 2017 Rhodes Scholar, a prestigious annual scholarship to the University of Oxford. The 22-year-old student, who is in her final year and minoring in bioengineering, was caught by surprise when she got the good news over the phone Saturday evening. “When they called, I went… Read more »