Research & Innovation

  • The University published 1,353 papers related to SDG11 between 2017 and 2021, making them the 40th institution in the world when measured by the number of publications.


Operations & support

  • The University’s three campuses are also important public Green Spaces for our local communities.
  • Additionally the University provides a wealth of arts and cultural assets such as: Art Galleries and Museums, TheatresAthletics facilities, and Libraries.
  • The School of Cities at the University of Toronto is a world-leading centre for innovative interdisciplinary urban research, education and engagement.
  • The Master of Urban Innovation at UTM is a unique program designed to provide a new generation of practitioners with an in-depth understanding of the role that innovative, vibrant, liveable and supportive city-regions play in sustaining the quality of life and economic well-being of Canadians.

Outreach & Partnership

  • The University is working in partnership with the City of Toronto and local communities to develop its Secondary Plan the three main objectives are: Conserving and protecting cultural heritage resources; Enhancing and expanding the public realm; and Identifying opportunities for new development.

THE Impact Rankings

The University of Toronto 52nd in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings for SDG 11. The breakdown of scores are as follows:

Overall Score: 84.0
SDG11 Research: 86.9
Arts & Heritage support: 94.4
Arts & Heritage expenditure: 64.7
Sustainable practices: 83.3


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