Located on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario, Toronto is the largest city in Canada and the fifth-most populous city in North America. Toronto is a major destination for immigrants to Canada, with more than half its residents born outside of the country. As a result, Toronto is one of the world's most diverse cities, with arts, entertainment, and cuisine from all around the world.
The provincial capital of Ontario, Toronto is also considered the financial capital of Canada. The city is an international center for business and finance, and is home to the nation's five largest banks. Its major economic sectors include telecommunications, aerospace, transportation, media, arts, publishing, software production, medical research, education, tourism, and engineering.
The University of Toronto is a public research university located in the city of Toronto in Canada's Ontario province. Situated on the grounds that surround Queen's Park, the University of Toronto was founded in 1827 by royal charter as King's College, the first institution of higher learning in the colony of Upper Canada. Today, the University of Toronto is comprised of twelve distinct colleges and is one of Canada's largest research institutions.
Housing and Meals
You will reside in suites at the University of Toronto's Innis College. Each suite is comprised of four to five private bedrooms, a shared kitchen, a living room, and 1.5 to two bathrooms. The building common facilities include study rooms, laundry rooms, two large-screen television rooms, a music room, and a fitness room. The residence is fully air-conditioned during the summer months. Your accommodation includes weekly cleaning of your suite's common areas, as well as access to the University's Internet network. Meals are not provided, but you will have access to a fully equipped kitchen.
|Please note that accommodations are subject to change.|
A comprehensive orientation will be provided both on the UC Berkeley campus as well as on-site. Orientation will cover various topics, including academics, internship and local culture, health and safety, transportation, and more.