Dean's Welcome

​​​​I am delighted to welcome you to the many graduate communities of the University of Toronto. We are proud of our accomplishments as a centre for graduate education that integrates advanced scholarship and research into every degree program. We invite you to learn more about the excellent programs we offer.​

Here at the largest graduate school in Canada, over 18,000 graduate students are studying in an extraordinary range of scholarly fields. The enormous range of our programs makes it highly likely that we offer the focus and expertise you need to fulfil your aspirations for graduate study.

We welcome graduate applicants from around the world, inviting those who are successful to participate in advanced study that links research and scholarship with graduate training. We offer you a scholarly community of superb quality, one of the best academic library systems in the world, and a lively intellectual environment within a remarkably cosmopolitan city.

​​With my best wishes,

Joshua Barker
Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Vice-Provost, Graduate Research ​and Education


Deans of the School of Graduate Studies

Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Vice-Provost, Graduate Research and Education​
J. Barker, BA, MA, PhD

Vice-Dean, Programs
E. M. Smyth, BA, BEd, MA, EdD

Vice-Dean, Students
L. F. De Nil, Lic, PhD​