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.
By Rebecca Levere, UTS Canadian and World Studies teacher
Q: What happens when 98 F2 (Grade 8) students travel 20,000 steps (according to Mr. Pullen's pedometer) through the rapidly transforming eastern part of Toronto's downtown?
A: A lot of learning about sustainable urban planning and... READ MORE
UTS M4 (Grade 10) student, Bridget, spent some of her March break at the International Medical Innovation and Research Program (IMIRP). Held at the world-renowned Texas Medical Centre in Houston, the program offers participants the opportunity to learn about cutting-edge treatments and technologies... READ MORE
During the week of February 13, the school was abuzz with activity for UTS Charity Week (UCW).
Each year, UTS students vote on which organization will be the beneficiary of the many fundraising events and activities held at UTS during UCW. This year, Second Harvest, a Toronto-based food-... READ MORE
By Anand Mahadevan
Anand Mahadevan is Head of Academics and a former science teacher at UTS. He was the recipient of a 2015 Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence. See also The Root (p. 4). This speech was delivered as the keynote address at the UTS... READ MORE
Everyone know it’s important to mark life’s milestones.
Yesterday, former UTS mathematics teacher Bruce “Nails” MacLean, who recently turned 106, did just that. However, in typical “Bruce style”, the festivities weren’t really about him.
For the fifth year running, Bruce hosted a... READ MORE
The Envirothon competition is an annual undertaking at UTS. From September to June, it’s a challenging extracurricular – and if preparation is needed for the international competition in the summer, even beyond that. In any case, “we certainly go to the end of the school year prepping for next year... READ MORE
When M3/Grade 9 student Kyra Gilson was charged with undertaking a sustainability initiative as part of a class last year, she looked close to home. Or rather, she looked in school! She wrote the letter below and sent it to the UTS Facilities Department at UTS. From there, Ms Martin made sure it... READ MORE
By Hannah Feldman and Sam Howard, S6/Grade 12 UTS students
Over dinner one night of the November long weekend, the two of us sat and brainstormed; we needed to come up with a theme for our upcoming TEDxYouth event.
The two of us were initially interested in organizing the event because... READ MORE
By Marc Brims, UTS Canadian & World Studies Teacher
UTS is committed to using technology in ways that support learning and student growth, particularly in enabling students to work collaboratively, to be creative, to communicate their ideas, and to think critically.
This year, UTS... READ MORE
By Rosemary Evans, Principal
During the month of March, I had the privilege of visiting alumni in Vancouver, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. In each centre, we held receptions that brought together alumni who collectively represented graduating years from 1940 to 2016. At these gatherings,... READ MORE