Established in 1948, Toronto Metropolitan University has a history rooted in innovative, career-driven education with the goal of addressing contemporary societal needs. Originally named Ryerson University after Ontario’s first Superintendent of Education and leading public school advocate Egerton Ryerson, TMU is designed to combine technical education with academic theory.
We believe that education and experience go hand-in-hand. What our students learn in the classroom is enhanced by real-world knowledge through internships and co-ops, or amplified through zone learning, specialized minors and graduate programs.
Choose from a wide range of programs in the following Faculties and Schools:
As Canada's comprehensive innovation university, TMU engages in scholarly, research and creative activities that address real-world challenges to drive economic growth and improve quality of life.
Innovation is at the core of our research mandate. Our centres and institutes, opens in new window bring together faculty and industry partners to solve research problems and provide opportunities for students to learn.
Our strong focus on innovation and evidence-based research has made us a preferred partner for government, industry, not-for-profit organizations, communities and individuals. Together we are improving processes, developing new technologies and services, and creating new companies and social enterprises.
The Career, Co-op & Student Success Centre is TMU's central resource for students to access relevant and responsive support to navigate their way through TMU into their careers. Our innovative model of support allows us to meet students where they are in their journey, delivering equity-focused and inclusive programs and services that cover a student's journey from their first year at TMU through to their graduation into their career.
Toronto Metropolitan University is ranked #2 in Canada for Student Services (Maclean's University Rankings, 2023) among Canada's comprehensive universities, and we're committed to your success.
Our International Student Support (ISS) team will support you throughout your entire academic career at TMU. Our International Student Advisors are Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIAs) or Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs) who can help you through group immigration advising, drop-in hours and one-on-one appointments.
TMU has approximately 1,144 beds in three residence buildings on campus. There are a range of room styles including two- to four-bedroom apartments, single bedrooms with shared hallway washrooms and some individual rooms with private washrooms.
Living on campus will immerse you in the TMU community. You will have the opportunity to build connections with a diverse group of people and be involved in residence and campus life. It is your chance to be at the heart of events and activities happening on campus and in the city of Toronto.
The Toronto Metropolitan University Libraries offer access to a wide collection of print and digital resources as well as archives and special collections. Students can also use different types of individual study spaces and group study rooms with monitors and whiteboards.
From medical services to personal wellness programs, TMU is dedicated to helping you discover and nurture your best self. Student Wellbeing at the university encompasses a variety of health, wellbeing, and academic services and supports:
The university is located in the heart of Toronto, Canada, the fourth largest city in North America. Here, students can connect with leaders in culture, business, health care or government because opportunity lives at our front door. That's an urban campus.
TMU Athletics and Recreation champions a spirit of belonging, pride and excellence, which enriches the academic experience and develops the whole student.
In our two fitness facilities, the Recreation & Athletics Centre (RAC) and the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC), as well as through initiatives across campus, we strive to provide safe and inclusive spaces for you to move in a diversity of ways.
Toronto Metropolitan University has a vibrant campus community made up of over 200 student clubs and organizations. Most of these groups allow for the opportunity to be involved however you would like, from being a general member who attends events when possible to running for an executive position.
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