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Featured Alumni

Tasha Schumann

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.

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.

Adrienne Clarkson

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

Adrienne Clarkson has written about immigrants who struggled and thrived. An immigrant herself, she’s helped transform Canada.

Alexander Levy

University College | Faculty of Arts & Science

The apps built by Alexander Levy's company MyVoice literally give a voice to thousands of people with profound speech disabilities.

Atom Egoyan

Trinity College | Faculty of Arts & Science

Movies come and go but the films of Atom Egoyan stay – in the mind. This Canadian director deals with issues contemporary and eternal.

Betty Xie

Woodsworth College | Faculty of Arts & Science

Betty Xie is perfectly comfortable being interviewed in a downtown café. After all, she made her first movie in one.

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.

Bonnie Stern

New College | Faculty of Arts & Science

From her early beginnings as a chef to opening her renowned cooking school, Bonnie Stern has become a Canadian culinary guru.

Brian Greenspan

University College | Faculty of Arts & Science

If lawyer Brian Greenspan had a motto it might well be: Passion is the genesis of genius.

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.

Charles Pachter

University College | Faculty of Arts & Science

Charles Pachter, age 4, was petting a moose at the CNE 65 years ago. Who knew that he would join the moose as a Canadian icon?

Craig Kielburger

Trinity College | Faculty of Arts & Science

When Craig Kielburger was 12 years old, he suddenly understood “that a young person can make a difference.”

David Berkal

University College | Faculty of Arts & Science

David Berkal is an entrepreneur, who got his start with a unique travel company.

David Cronenberg

University College | Faculty of Arts & Science

From DNA swaps to Sigmund Freud, director David Cronenberg has challenged audiences with his vivid view of the world.

David C. Onley

University of Toronto Scarborough | Faculty of Arts & Science

In 1984, David Onley commenced a 22-year career with CityTV as Canada’s first on-air reporter with a visible disability.

Derek Tsang

University of Toronto Scarborough | Faculty of Arts & Science

Derek Tsang is one of Hong Kong’s bright young filmmakers but when he was a student at U of T he chose to study sociology.

Doris McCarthy

University of Toronto Scarborough | Faculty of Arts & Science

At age 76, renowned landscape painter Doris McCarthy "decided I'd like a BA, and began my studies at Scarborough College."
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