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made of grit

It’s one of the most important predictors of your success.

It’s that intangible thing that empowers us to be the voice of our generation. To adapt and respond to the changing needs of our communities. To design innovations that serve both people and planet. And to lead the way in shaping a brighter future.

It’s in everything we do, and here’s how we bring it out in you.

A catalyst for change

University in Ontario for student services
Canada’s best employer for diversity

Grit gives you the confidence to set out to make change

At TMU, you’ll learn to think critically about issues that matter. Lead bold conversations and advance social justice. Develop initiatives to protect our democracy. And grow and evolve in the company of a diverse, inclusive and supportive community.

A focus on experience

Undergraduate programs with experiential learning
Co-op students who find jobs within 6 months of graduation

Grit comes from knowing—and especially from doing

At TMU, you’ll internalize what you learn by applying it in the real world. Tap into incredible work opportunities with leading employers through one of Canada’s largest co-op programs. And secure field placements, internships and so much more, here in Toronto and beyond.


University-based incubator network in the world
Startups launched from our campus

Grit fuels the discovery of new ideas, solutions and technologies

Here, you’ll be empowered to advance your field, be it science or business or democracy or design. Work alongside leaders in your industry. Discover your passions and turn them into your purpose. And learn to think like an entrepreneur as you launch your innovations to the world.

Tap into the power of grit at TMU