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2014-15 Seminar Series

The Departmental Seminar Series is a forum for researchers to share their ideas and forge collaborative relationships.
Held every Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Sidney Smith Hall, Room 1083, 100 St. George Street.

Light refreshments will be served at 3:10 p.m.
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2015 Big Data

Big Data, 2015

Statistical Inference, Learning and Models in Big Data: January to June 2015
CANSSI has partnered with Fields, CRM, PIMS and AARMS to present a thematic program on Big Data. Major funding from the Fields was approved in June 2014, and we look forward to an …

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Backpack to Briefcase 2015

The Faculty of Arts & Science invites you to participate in the Backpack to Briefcase (b2B) mentorship program and register for a Making Connections at Backpack to Briefcase workshop, led by the Career Centre. Attend this workshop to learn the skills needed to make …

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Graduate and PhD Students

New PhD field in Mathematical Finance and Actuarial Science

The Department of Statistics is pleased to announce its new PhD program in Mathematical Finance and Actuarial Science. The program is built on the strong and diverse research agenda of the department and the continuingly growing demand from both industry and academia for PhDs …

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University of Toronto to Host The Society of Actuaries Actuarial Research Conference 2015

The Department is proud and honoured to have been chosen to host the 2015 Society of Actuaries Actuarial Research Conference. The annual conference is an opportunity for actuarial professionals from academia and business to meet for three days to present and exchange new research and …

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Wishing Everyone a Happy Holiday

The University closes on December 19th 2014 for the Holiday Break
Department of Statistical Sciences will close at 2 pm on December 19th
The office will re-open on January 5th 2015
Happy New Year!

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Welcome to the Department of Statistical Sciences

Our mandate is to serve as a centre of excellence for statistical and actuarial research and education, across the campus, nationally and internationally. Our key strengths are the quality of our research in statistical science, the abilities of our undergraduate and graduate students, our programs in actuarial science and finance, our close ties to biostatisticians in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and the broad reach of statistical sciences across other disciplines.

We offer courses in actuarial science, probability theory, applied statistics, statistical computation and theoretical statistics. These courses are geared towards a variety of students seeking training in statistical and actuarial reasoning. In addition we actively promote professional designations for our students offered by the Society of Actuaries and the Statistical Society of Canada.

News & Updates

2014-2015 Winter Undergraduate Timetable

Fall Session Begins on September 8, 2014


Held every Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Sidney Smith Hall, Room 1083