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.
This February, UTS honoured Black History Month. From the Kingdom of Kush to hosting renowned civil rights activist Dr. Rosemari Mealy, Black History Month came alive at our school, as we studied and celebrated the contributions of Black individuals and communities, in the classroom and our... READ MORE
Rapid digitization wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic means society is living more online than ever before. For young people, the overwhelming amounts of screen time coupled with the brunt of social isolation and general pandemic uncertainty can be a trigger for mental health... READ MORE
New and deeper conversations arose out of the Black Lives Matter movement at University of Toronto Schools, creating a “flashpoint” that is lighting the way forward on anti-racism and equity, says Nasreen Khan, the UTS Equity and Inclusion Program Director.
“It really... READ MORE
By Isabella Liu, UTS Science Teacher and IT Integration Coordinator
(This is repost from Isabella's Liu's personal blog.)
With the smooth transition from in-person to online learning in March, I naively thought that it would be an easy implementation to transition an in-... READ MORE
Last updated September 8, 2020
After much debate and discussion with alumni, students, parents and staff, UTS developed action steps to guide our school forward as we seek to improve diversity, equity and inclusion at UTS. The steps outline actions we will take to support our... READ MORE
UTS is pleased to welcome Kim MacKinnon as the new Director of the Eureka! Research Institute @ UTS in September 2020. She is also a faculty member and Online Teaching and Learning Coordinator at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, as well the Editor of the... READ MORE
After five months of mentoring UTS M4 (Grade 10) student entrepreneurs Andrew and Caleb on their youth-run social media marketing start-up, Onova CEO Victor Li ’11 turned the tables and hired them.
“We’ll be BitMark Consulting’s very first customer, and also their test, so they can tweak things... READ MORE
Not all girls have equal access to opportunity. Not all girls are supported to pursue their interests in science and technology. A team of four UTS students aimed to help change that with this year’s annual Girls in Tech Conference (GITCon), organized by teen girls for girls in Grades 6 to 8 who... READ MORE
In response to the recent Equity Survey results and feedback from our community, we have created a new Equity & Inclusion Program Director position to support our efforts to combat racism and discrimination at UTS and to improve the quality of our Anti-Racism, Equity, Diversity and... READ MORE
We are pleased to announce that Jean Terhaar will be joining UTS as our Infection Protection and Control (IPAC) Nurse starting August 4, 2020. The IPAC Nurse position was created to support our efforts to ensure that we have the most rigorous health & safety protocols in place to maintain... READ MORE