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Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada’s largest university, recognised as a global leader in research and teaching. University of Toronto’s distinguished faculty, institutional record of groundbreaking scholarship and wealth of innovative academic opportunities continually attract outstanding students and academics from around the world.

University of Toronto is committed to providing a learning experience that benefits from both a scale almost unparalleled in North America and from the close-knit learning communities made possible through its college system and academic divisions.

Access was formerly provided for COSECSA trainees, and other lower and middle income country resarchers, to the University of Toronto library, this was know as the Ptolemy Project. The Ptolemy Project was discontinued in May 2016. The University of Toronto continues to assist COSECSA as one of the prinicpal forces behind the Surgery in Africa course on

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