#UofTGrad20: U of T Student Leadership Award recipient, Jessie Stirling

Friday, June 5, 2020

Jessie Stirling

Jessie Stirling (Wa’ya T’so-la) is a Kwakwaka’wakw woman and a member of the Wei Wai Kum First Nation located on the east coast of Vancouver Island. She was brought up on the traditional lands of her people in Campbell River, B.C. and lived on reserve until the age of eighteen.

#UofTGrad20: John Willis & Gina Caldarelli Memorial Prize for School Spirit recipient, Leslie Anne St. Amour

Friday, June 5, 2020

Leslie Anne

During her time at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Law, Leslie Anne St. Amour (BA, Political Science, McGill) made substantial and meaningful contributions to the law school, and demonstrated interest in the well-being of her JD classmates. For this, she was recognized with the John Willis & Gina Caldarelli Memorial Prize for School Spirit

Why did you choose to study law?

"I am lucky to have met such compassionate and intelligent people at U of T Law": #UofTGrad20 Lauren Wildgoose

Friday, June 5, 2020

Lauren Wildgoose

Class of 2020 graduate Lauren Wildgoose previously completed a BA in English Literature from McGill University and chose to study Law at the University of Toronto because of the school's reputation and faculty. 

Why become a lawyer?

"I’ll have the opportunity to work alongside U of T Law alumni throughout my career": #UofTGrad20 Ioana Dragalin

Friday, June 5, 2020

Ioana Dragalin

Ioana Dragalin continued her studies at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Law, after completing a HBSc (High Distinction) in Human Biology and Ethics, Society & Law at U of T. Ioana will be clerking at the Brampton Superior Court of Justice and hopes to pursue a career in criminal law as a Crown prosecutor.

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SJD graduates Haim Abraham and Eden Sarid celebrate U of T's virtual convocation

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

At home, online and with humour, U of T’s Class of 2020 celebrate a virtual convocation

With social media, Zoom calls and signs planted on front lawns and draped from apartment balconies, there was no shortage of well-wishing for the University of Toronto’s class of 2020 – the first in the university’s 193 years to celebrate convocation remotely.

Some crafty graduates set the stage for their at-home convocation with cardboard props and makeshift gowns. Others left a running commentary of congratulatory messages on a chat window that accompanied the virtual event.

In Memoriam: Justin Basinger (1987-2020), Class of 2012

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Justin Basinger

Justin Basinger (1987-2020), JD Class of 2012

The University of Toronto Faculty of Law is saddened to hear of the sudden passing on May 27, 2020, of Métis alumnus, Justin Basinger (1987-2020), Class of 2012.  

Statement from President Meric Gertler in solidarity with U of T’s Black community members

Monday, June 1, 2020

The University of Toronto shares the profound concerns that have arisen in response to recent events in the United States and here in Toronto. On behalf of the U of T community, let me repeat in the strongest terms possible our condemnation of anti-Black racism and discrimination.