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Student Athletes: Sebastian Bel

Part Two of our Student Athletes Series. Are you wondering what kinds of students take Woodsworth One? Our students have a broad range of interests. We sat down with some of our students who are also Varsity Athletes to find out about their lives in first year.  Where are you from? Winnipeg, Manitoba (Kelvin High School) […]

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Student Athletes: Cassandra Martinheira

Are you wondering what kinds of students take Woodsworth One? Our students have a broad range of interests. This week we are kicking off a series of student profiles about Woodsworth One students who also happen to be Varsity Athletes. We sat down with them to chat about what it means to be a student […]

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Field Trip to the ROM

WDW One students visited the ROM’s Gallery of First Peoples earlier this term to kick off our unit on technology and social change.  Students were challenged to find examples of technology and to think about the problems that these innovations addressed, as well as any problems they created.  Thinking about the implications of past innovations […]

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Getting Ready to Wrap up the Term!

We can’t believe that it’s the end of March already! We are getting ready to wrap up the year with our final classes this week, and our last co-curricular next week. Students will be writing a final test for Woodsworth One, followed by an end of year party!

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Innovative Writing Workshop

Ronna Bloom — poet,  speaker, and author — recently led an interactive writing workshop for Woodsworth One students. Whereas students typically think of writing as an end product — something to be turned in for a grade — Ronna coached them on how to use writing as a way to achieve other ends.  Students were […]

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Meet our students! Mary Catherwood and Ryan Jeong

Are you wondering what kinds of students take Woodsworth One? Our students have a broad range of interests. Many come from Ontario, but others come from across Canada and around the world. This week we are kicking off a series of student profiles, starting with two students who have gotten involved in student government:  Mary […]

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Applications are Open for the 2015-2016 Year!

Thinking about applying to the Woodsworth One program? We hope so! Applications are now open for both streams: Order & Disorder and Popular Culture Today. We believe that students are more than a number, so all we ask is that you fill out one question to tell us more about you and your interests, as […]

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How does social activism happen?

On January 27th, 2015, Matt Gordner, a PhD student in the Political Science Department, Trudeau Foundation Scholar, and director of the Piece by Piece Initiative, presented an exclusive workshop for Woodsworth One students on activism, protests, and social movements. Matt covered key concepts such as “what are social movements?,” “why do we study them?,” and “how  can […]

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Field Trip: Soldier’s Tower

Last week, Woodsworth One students were given the opportunity to visit Soldier’s Tower Memorial Room, located at Hart House on the St. George campus here at the University of Toronto. Soldier’s Tower stands as a memorial to the “628 members of the University of Toronto who gave their lives while on active service in 1914-1918 and […]

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What’s ahead in the Winter Term? (Winter Orientation)

Woodsworth One students have now mastered the challenges of the first term at university: coping with higher academic expectations, managing a commute, or maybe living on their own for the first time. But the second term entails other challenges, such as an increased volume of work, selecting a major, thinking about potential careers, organizing housing […]

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