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Innovative programs, hands-on research opportunities, access to world-class laboratories, and stimulating environments to spark your curiosity.

I am always amazed by all the things that I learn every day both as part of my coursework and as part of participation in Science Engagement activities, especially the experiences I've had working with other people. Everyone has a story to share, so it's really inspiring and fun.

Alice Zhang, who earned a combined degree BSc'18 in Cellular, Molecular, and Microbial Biology and BSc'18 in Psychology

Alice Zhang

BSc'18, Cellular, Molecular, and Microbial Biology & BSc'18, Psychology

Energizing experiences

At the Faculty of Science, we know that a world-class education is so much more than classroom work. Studying here means you'll have countless opportunities to get your hands dirty and your feet wet (literally). Whether in a lab, a field, a stream, or up a mountain - the whole planet is your living laboratory.

Our classes let you explore the world - and what exists beyond - and get hands-on experience in your chosen field. Many of our programs feature field schools and research projects where you can collect your own data and get a taste of what it's really like to work in your discipline. Our summer research opportunities let you spend time on topics and questions that interest you.

Each day, our instruction teams will teach, mentor, and inspire you to reach your full potential. If you have a passion for learning, we'll help you explore it.

Find your place

You'll feel the energy when you join the Faculty of Science. The buzz is hard to miss. We're excited about your future, and can't wait to help you explore your talents.

Study abroad

Seek adventure by taking one of our courses in an international location. Immerse yourself in a new culture wile studying for a semester or a year at a foreign university. Find out how you can enrich your studies - and your life!

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Get job experience

Being a scientist is about engaging with the world around you, exploring new ideas, and taking your learning to new heights. Ignite your education and your career through our Science Internship Program.

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Get peer support

The Science Mentorship Program pairs new students with senior students to help with the transition to university.

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See what it's like to study with us!