Cultural Events

Student posing with a dragon for lunar new year

Our campus community is truly global, from international students from over 150 countries to domestic students belonging to a wide variety of cultural and ethnic groups, learn about different cultural festivals and join in the festivities through our cultural events from Thanksgiving to Diwali to Lunar New Year. 

Diwali Celebration

Diwali is a celebration of the Festival of Lights in many South Asian countries and is celebrated by exchanging gifts, hosting fireworks, and enjoying festive meals. 

Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year is a Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar. 

Indigenous Education Week

From Metis drum groups to Tablasto stories of myths and legends across cultures join us as we explore Indigenous cultures around the world.


Join us for a mini tea tour around the world. From matcha to dandelion, we’ll explore teas from around the world. 

Culture Shook

Fortune cookies, henna tattoos, and sound healing meditations. Explore the intricacies of culture and opportunities for global engagement at UTSC and beyond.