Cultivate your curiosity, explore your passions and create your own community with one of the more than 1,000 different clubs and student-run organizations across our three campuses. You’ll find a club for almost every pursuit – from beekeeping to breakdancing, magic to mah-jong, Quidditch to space robots. Some clubs focus on cultural connections or spiritual ties, and others, such as Departmental student societies, on academic interests. Meet fellow enthusiasts and like-minded colleagues. And if you can’t find something that excites you, start a group of your own. Consult ULife for the list.
Community and Culture
Just as University of Toronto students are academically accomplished, they are also culturally diverse. With leading researchers and scholars from across the world converging on campus, U of T is a true global village. You’ll find many opportunities to engage with this diversity, both on and off campus.
Discover a rich variety of opinions, backgrounds and experiences by taking part in clubs, peer mentoring, or casual conversations. You can also reach out to different communities across the Greater Toronto Area, through volunteering, work or co-op programs. Share your expertise by mentoring high-school students, developing educational workshops, or launching a neighbourhood campaign. The University has ties with local community groups, and can help you merge your academic studies with community engagement.
Life at U of T is eclectic. You’ll find unparalleled academic options, alongside a multitude of different social, cultural, recreational and wellness initiatives.
Each campus has a team dedicated to providing the best supports, opportunities and resources for students to reach their full potential. Learn about Student Life and Student Affairs at UTM, St. George and UTSC campuses.
Athletics and Recreation
Whether you’re into yoga, swimming, or playing in an intramural league or for an intercollegiate team, you’ll find many ways of keeping active at the University of Toronto. Get moving at any of the state-of-the-art facilities on each campus, and through a variety of different classes, fitness programs and sports teams. We have Canada’s largest intramural sports program and one of North America’s largest and most successful intercollegiate sports programs with 44 teams participating in 26 sports. Olympic and national-team athletes are among our coaches and competitors, and over 900 student athletes represent U of T. Almost 10,000 students play intramural sport as a fun and social activity. Check out the accessible health, wellness and activity facilities located across the UTM, St. George, and UTSC campuses.
Arts and Creative
Explore your creative side with U of T’s vibrant artistic community. You can join an arts group, take a creative workshop or sign up for a class on creative writing, music or film. Check out a student production at U of T Mississauga’s Theatre Erindale or MIST Theatre, at U of T Scarborough’s Leigha Lee Browne Theatre, at U of T St. George’s Hart House Theatre or Faculty of Music. Take in artwork at UTM’s Blackwood Gallery, the Doris McCarthy Gallery at UTSC, or the Art Museum at the University of Toronto co-located just steps apart at Hart House and University College, on the St. George campus.
Find out about upcoming events and artistic opportunities through U of T’s main arts hub, ArtsZone