Toronto Metropolitan University: Discover ILSC University Pathway Partners

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Students walking outside on the campus of Toronto Metropolitan University, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Founded in 1948 as the Ryerson Institute of Technology, this institution, historically known for its hands-on programs, has evolved into the Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) we know today. Located in the heart of Toronto, Canada, TMU offers a comprehensive education combining classroom learning with real-world experiences through internships, co-ops, and zone learning programs. The university offers diverse bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD programs and access to professional opportunities and support services designed to enhance students’ academic, personal, and professional development. With over 48,000 students, including ILSC University Pathway students, you will find a dynamic and supportive community at your new study destination abroad. Continue reading to learn how TMU can help you achieve your higher education and career goals!

Why should international students choose Toronto Metropolitan University?

For over 75 years, students have chosen Toronto Metropolitan University due to its strong academics, career-focused experiential learning and student-first ethos. Take advantage of the learning, employment and cultural opportunities in the heart of Toronto, Canada’s largest and most dynamic city. A few reasons Toronto Metropolitan University is an excellent study-abroad destination for international students include:

  • 4000+ International students from 140+ countries
  • #2 university in Canada for student services (Maclean’s Education 2024)
  • 95% of programs designed with experiential (hands-on) learning
  • 240K+ alumni worldwide

What Toronto Metropolitan University programs are popular among international students? Why? 

When you earn your degree at TMU, you’ll get an excellent academic foundation—plus the real-world experience you need to succeed. Choose from 60+ bachelor’s degree programs and 60+ specialized minors as well as English language pathway programs. With hands-on experience in co-op opportunities, labs and zone learning, you will find themselves immersed in your interests from day one.

TMU also offers a wide range of master’s, professional master’s diploma, doctoral degree, certificate and microcredential programs. Explore our programs to learn more.

What nationalities are represented at Toronto Metropolitan University?

TMU has over 140 countries represented on our diverse campus. With a wide range of supports for international students, we are here to welcome all students to their new home. When students choose TMU, they’ll join a network of 240k+ TMU alumni across the globe.

Want to find out more about the international experience at TMU? Our international students talk about everything from why they chose to study at TMU to how they feel about work opportunities on the International Students Blog.

Any comments about the quality of ILSC University Pathway students at Toronto Metropolitan University?

The ILSC University Pathway students are a strong addition to our community and add great value to the classroom and community. We are lucky to welcome such engaged students at the TMU English Language Institute.

What kind of support does Toronto Metropolitan University offer international students?

As the #2 ranked university in Canada for student services (Maclean’s 2024), TMU understands your needs and we’re here to help you succeed–academically, personally and professionally. Your university experience is made up of countless opportunities to learn, grow and thrive, and we’re here to support you at every turn through our student support services. Our dedicated International Student Support (ISS) team offers support for all aspects of the international student journey from immigration advice to peer mentorship to essay writing help and more.

TMU also supports you through our English Language Institute. The Toronto Metropolitan University English Language Institute (ELI) is a leader in high-quality English language programming. Our ELI provides an ideal starting point for students to achieve academic and personal success, offering English upskilling through pathway programs that help students meet the language requirements for TMU’s undergraduate programs.

Are there any other Toronto Metropolitan University highlights you think our students should know about?

We have a dedicated International Enrolment office ready to support you. Visit the TMU international admissions website to connect with us, learn more about TMU and apply.

If you wish to study at Toronto Metropolitan University but need to improve your English to meet the language entry requirements, check out our University Pathway Program in Canada. Our Pathway Program offers you conditional admission to our partner institutions and equips you with the English language skills you need to succeed in your higher education journey!




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