Shelley Saywell went to university to study theatre arts, but soon realized her political and artistic interests were in competition.
By his own account, professor and artistic director Sky Gilbert's evolution from stage to classroom was driven by a love of learning.
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.
Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO of Datawind Ltd., believes low-cost internet holds the key to eliminating illiteracy in developing countries.
Sywa Sung is not the first in his family to get an architecture degree. But his career has taken a radically different path.
Tassie Cameron returns as often as she can to the U of T campus. She brings with her cops, criminals and their guns – all fake, of course.
Tenniel Chu once played a round of golf with Prince Andrew. These days, he's busy expanding the game throughout China.
"Think Free" is not just a philosophical concept to TJ Kang, it is a credo that inspired him to become a major software innovator.
Todd Reichert credits U of T for allowing him to explore so many different interests, including film studies, athletics and flight.
When Tom Rodinger found his mom had trouble replacing burned out light bulbs, he helped build the most energy-efficient bulb ever.
In a country that worships hockey, there is no greater praise - Vicky Sunohara is called the "Wayne Gretzky of women's hockey.”
Vincent Lam wanted to be an author as well as a physician. Turns out you can achieve international acclaim in both fields.
From 1893 until 1895, future prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King wrote for The Varsity while studying at U of T.