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Research & Innovation

  • The University published 830 research papers related to SDG8 between 2017 and 2021, making them the 21st institution in the world when measured by the number of publications.


Operations & support

Outreach & Partnership

  • The University of Toronto Entrepreneurship community consists of 10+ accelerators across our three campuses. They have supported the creation of more than 600 companies and created more than 9,000 jobs.

THE Impact Rankings

The University of Toronto was ranked 80th in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings for SDG 8. The breakdown of scores are as follows:

Overall Score: 71.5
SDG8 Research: 87.7
Employment practices: 91.7
Expenditure per employee: 68.5
% of students on work placements: 27.6
% of staff on secure contracts: 74.3

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