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From defying the Taliban to studying in Canada: Afghan refugee shares her story

The teenager who once risked her life to study in secret in Kabul can now spend hours in the quiet study area of the University of Toronto’s Robarts Library.

What the Corona Virus outbreak can teach us about Public Health

The world’s first infodemic poses a huge challenge. And we must fight it with solidarity and compassion.

Halifax MFA Offers Unrivalled Freedom

The MFA in Media Art from the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design in Halifax, Canada provides students with unusual freedom in choosing to either hone in on a specific media practice or to study a set of them in an inter-disciplinary way.

Ex-Olympian and top academic Bruce Kidd on sport studies

Dr. Kidd highlights the need to understand discrimination in sport, discusses the main areas of sport studies, and offers advice for high school students interested in this field.

5 great courses on Environmental Science

With events like World Environment Day highlighting the need for sustainable development and ecological preservation, careers in Environmental Sciences are emerging as an interesting option. Here is a list of 5 great degrees in the field.

Apply Now for the Mitacs Globalink Research Internships

Applications for the Mitacs Globalink Research Internships 2017 are now open. Read more below.

Why study business at the Rotman School - Q & A with Prof. Macklem

Prof. Tiff Macklem, Dean of Rotman School of Management, spoke to BrainGain Magazine about why the School is a great choice for business students.

Political science research on the economics of jihad

September 26, 2020 |
Dr. Aisha Ahmad is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto Scarborough, the Director of the Islam and Global Affairs Initiative at the Munk School of Global Affairs, and a Senior Fellow at Massey College. In her book “Jihad & Co.: Black Markets and Islamist Power”, published last month by Oxford University Press, she argues that jihadists rise to power by exploiting local economies. But how does one interview smugglers, merchants, and extremists for one’s research in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Mali, and Lebanon? Dr. Ahmad discusses how she did her field work, and shares some advice for students who are interested in doing political science research. She has worked on projects funded by the Norwegian Research Council and the Connaught New Researcher Award.

"University of Toronto has given me the freedom to become whoever I want to become"

Fourth-year student Taanvi Malhotra talks about her unique major in digital marketing, campus life, and everything that makes the University of Toronto exceptional.

How to Ask for a Reference Letter

Asking a professor for a letter, or more likely many letters, of reference can be stressful, and rarely are students instructed on proper etiquette. Fortunately, the process doesn’t have to be intimidating advises Adam Chapnick.

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