University of Toronto - Hon B. Sc. and PhD in life sciences at U of T St. George | Glassdoor
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"Hon B. Sc. and PhD in life sciences at U of T St. George"

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Current Employee - PhD Student in Toronto, ON (Canada)
Current Employee - PhD Student in Toronto, ON (Canada)
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No opinion of CEO

I have been working at University of Toronto full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

Beautiful campus
World class faculty
Excellent library system, with extensive subscriptions
Diversity of courses and programs offered

Cons

Too many students in life sciences
Multiple choice tests in first and second year
Large commuter student population, which dilutes the campus experience
Heavy course load and lower GPAs in some specializations compared to similar programs at other Universities.

Advice to Management

Hire more dedicated lecturers to teach courses.

Other Employee Reviews for University of Toronto

  1. "A good learning opportunity, little guidance to become a better TA"

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    Former Employee - Language TA in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Language TA in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Toronto part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of autonomy, collegial and relaxed atmosphere, nice communal office, minimal discipline issues with students.

    Cons

    Little supervision (in the positive sense), barely any training, poor teaching materials for TAs.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more substantive training and direction to graduate student TAs.


  2. "Amazing research environment"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Post Doctoral Fellow in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Contractor - Post Doctoral Fellow in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Toronto as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    All of my students, professors, and researchers are good in terms of research.

    Cons

    Low income and not a full-time. So, i cannot apply to RRSP or limited benefit.

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