Resources for Alumni and Friends

Welcome, alumni and friends of the Department of East Asian Studies. You’re part of a vibrant U of T Arts & Science community and are a great source of inspiration, advice and support for our students and faculty.

There are lots of ways to stay connected and get involved, from attending alumni events and reunions to mentoring students to helping fund important Department of East Asian Studies initiatives.

We appreciate and value your support and continued involvement.

Alumni Resources

Your alumni network can be transformative, both personally and professionally.

Even if you haven’t been in touch since graduation, it’s easy to reconnect.

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Alumni groups

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Our alumni are a great source of inspiration and advice for our students.

So get involved – share your knowledge and experience through one of our student/alumni programs!

Even if you’re not in the Greater Toronto Area, we can find the right opportunity for you.

Backpack to Briefcase (b2B)

Explore It Job Shadowing Program

Alumni Recruitment Ambassadors Program

Philanthropic Support

The Department of East Asian Studies provides an inspiring academic environment for students as they develop a deeper understanding of the classical and modern traditions of East Asia.

Courses engage students with the diversity of East Asian cultures, languages, histories and politics, providing them with an excellent springboard to a career in which multilingualism, critical analytical skills and in-depth knowledge of the region are essential.

Your support helps foster world-class teaching and scholarship in East Asian studies.