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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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

Edward Greenspan

University College | Faculty of Arts & Science

In the scales of justice, Edward Greenspan carries some weight. But there’s more to Greenspan than courtroom drama.

Hart Hanson

University College | Faculty of Arts & Science

Hart Hanson created Bones, the “darkly amusing procedural” TV series inspired by a real-life forensic anthropologist.

Ismat Aziz

University College | Faculty of Arts & Science

Ismat Aziz’s experiences as a University of Toronto undergraduate formed the basis of her interest in human resources, a field in which she continues to excel.

Joy Fielding

University College | Faculty of Arts & Science

Joy Fielding sent a story she wrote to a magazine when she was eight years old. Luckily, being rejected by Jack and Jill didn’t deter her.

Mark Rowswell

University College | Faculty of Arts & Science

Mark Rowswell, a.k.a. Dashan, might be the most famous foreigner in China. His fluent Mandarin used to surprise - no longer.

Michael Ondaatje

University College | Faculty of Arts & Science

Michael Ondaatje would probably growl at you if you called him a literary lion. But he would have a hard time denying it.

Norman Bethune

University College | Faculty of Medicine

On the world stage, Dr. Norman Bethune is one of Canada’s most famous, best known for his medical work in China in the 1930s.

William Lyon Mackenzie King

University College | Faculty of Arts & Science | School of Graduate Studies | Faculty of Law

From 1893 until 1895, future prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King wrote for The Varsity while studying at U of T.
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