When UTS opened its doors in 1910, our now iconic street number – 371 – sat proudly over the main entrance, the gateway to our school, and it is still there today. Hence @371: a gateway to school news, views, and insights.
Speech and debate have long been fixtures of the UTS co-curricular experience, and the school’s record of developing oratorical skills and succeeding in competitions goes back decades. Still, the current UTS speech and debate coaches describe this year as a pivotal moment in the program.
“It... READ MORE
This fall marks the beginning of an exciting new era at UTS. For the first time in the school’s 108-year history, students and staff will be based at a location other than 371 Bloor Street West, the storied building that will undergo a 21st-century transformation over the next three years.... READ MORE
When it comes to the Ontario Student Classics Conference, Mark Timmins, Department Coordinator for Latin at UTS, says finishing first is far from the most important measure of success. Mark believes that simply by participating in the massive competition based on the cultures of Ancient Rome and... READ MORE
As a member of the 2004-2005 University of Toronto Women’s Squash team that won the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championship, Virginia Ki is no stranger to sporting success. In her current role as a Health and Physical Education teacher and coach at UTS, however, she draws less on the... READ MORE
Recently, five groups of M3 (Grade 9) students participated in the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative Canada Final event at the John and Margaret Withrow Hall (UTS) auditorium. The competition was an opportunity to demonstrate the research and presentation skills, as well as awareness of critical... READ MORE
For Céline O’Neil ’15 and her brother, S6 student Marcel, UTS—and a passion for technology—is a family affair.
With parents who are both electrical engineers, Céline and Marcel might fairly claim a hereditary component to their love of tech. But their experiences at UTS further convinced them to... READ MORE
Art teacher Elizabeth Basskin has only been at UTS since January, but she has already brought a unique perspective to the school—while continuing to be part of the art world beyond it.
In March, Elizabeth led a workshop for students at her alma mater, Ryerson University. The session focused on... READ MORE
One of the defining characteristics of the UTS student body is a desire to make a tangible, meaningful difference in the world. Test scores, athletic achievements and artistic exhibitions and performances may be measures of short-term success, but effecting global change is where so many of... READ MORE
UTS Day of Pink is an annual tradition at the school, one that provides our students with the opportunity to express their support of a safe and respectful environment for everyone, both inside and outside our walls. Coinciding with the International Day of Pink, the UTS is also an opportunity for... READ MORE
Recently, I had the privilege of being a panelist at a Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario (CIS) Women’s Network event that focused on the role of mentors and networking. Along with Patti MacNicol, chief administrative officer for Upper Canada College, and Martha Perry, principal of St.... READ MORE