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Featured Alumni

Jesse wente

Find out how this U of T Cinema Studies grad became a film critic for CBC Radio and an advocate for the representation of Indigenous people.

Tasha Schumann

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science

Tasha Schumann’s successful career as rap artist Tasha the Amazon comes as no surprise to her. After all, she has planned on being a musician since kindergarten.

Blake C. Goldring

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science

“The University of Toronto has played an important role in the lives of the Goldring family for four generations,” says Blake Goldring.

Carole Taylor

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science

Co-hosting a show for teenagers in 1964, Carole Taylor probably didn’t think she would have a career interviewing prime ministers.

Heather Johnston

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science

When humanitarian Heather Johnston says she loves U of T you know it is heartfelt – her family has been attending for five generations.

Janice Fukakusa

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science

Canada withstood the world-wide financial crisis in 2008-2009 better than most countries. Janice Fukakusa helped us stay the course.

John Mighton

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science | School of Graduate Studies

Imagine a popular playwright who doubles as an advocate for literacy in mathematics. No need to imagine: John Mighton is for real.

Judy Goldring

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science

When Judy Goldring was named one of the Most Powerful Women for 2012, the citation highlighted her volunteer activities at U of T.

Lester B. Pearson

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science

Many U of T alumni have made their mark internationally, but perhaps only Lester B. Pearson has been described as saving the world.

Margaret Atwood

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science

By mid adolescence, Margaret Atwood knew she wanted to be a writer. The world is thankful she came to that awakening early on.

Norman Jewison

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science

Norman Jewison directed variety shows at U of T in the late 1940s, spawning a career as one of the greatest filmmakers in history.

Rita Tsang

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science

For Rita Tsang, going to U of T was a family affair - a fact that inspired her to co-found one of the largest travel companies in Canada.

Sophie Milman

Victoria College

Sophie Milman was half way through U of T when she realized she was more singer than student. Now, she’s at the top of her class.
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