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.
UTS isn’t a place. It’s a community. Many have said these words, especially in the past few months as the school settled into its temporary location at 30 Humbert Street. But S5 (Grade 11) student Lian took tangible steps to demonstrate that the strength of UTS is in its people.
Last fall, Lian... READ MORE
In late January, eight UTS students ventured to Japan to participate in the Kakehashi Project, an initiative from Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to develop connections between the host country, Canada and the U.S.
The word “kakehashi” means “bridge,” and the students and staff who made the... READ MORE
When Angela arrived at UTS for her M3 (Grade 9) year, her world opened up. She found herself immersed in a variety of extracurricular activities, while her classroom experience included a deep dive into some of the most critical challenges that societies across the globe are grappling with.
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When Matei, currently an M4 (Grade 10) student, first applied to UTS, he and his family were inspired by the school’s strong academic reputation. And before Matei had even taken his first class, he found reassurance that UTS was where he belonged.
“My first interaction with other UTS students... READ MORE
UTS has developed a partnership with Number Two High School Affiliated with East China Normal University (HSEFZ), a state school located in Pudong. Recently, I visited HSEFZ with four S5/S6 students and visual arts teacher Janet Williamson. We stayed for eight days and our students lived in... READ MORE
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