We are so pleased that you’ve decided to make New College your home during your university years. You’re about to embark on an exciting and fulfilling journey here at the University of Toronto, and some of the most memorable years of your life will be spent here at New. You’ll have the opportunity to explore new ways of thinking and expand your understanding of the world around you.
Transitioning to University Life
How to transition to the university environment and tips on how to succeed.
New College is one of the most diverse colleges at the University of Toronto, with students collectively hailing from close to 100 countries around the world. Additionally, our students are enrolled in a broad range of programs at the Faculty of Arts & Science, from Neuroscience to Economics, History, Commerce and Computer Science. Our diversity is also reflected in the programs located at New College: African Studies; Buddhism, Psychology & Mental Health; Caribbean Studies; Critical Studies in Equity and Solidarity; Human Biology and Women & Gender Studies.
Here at New College you will find a range of opportunities to get involved in—you may be able to take part in international study opportunities in places like Belize or Kenya, join a student group, run for student council or be a part of our peer mentorship program. Whatever you choose to do, you’re sure to find an activity that you’ll feel at home with.
We encourage you to take part in our Orientation events. Orientation is a great opportunity to meet new friends and learn about New College, as well as prepare for your academic life here at the University of Toronto. Registration for the 2022 Orientation is coming soon!
Just remember that you, our students, make New College the unique and vibrant place that it is! We look forward to seeing you this fall!