Department of Statistical Sciences PhD students wins Award at the 2014 SSC Annual Meeting in Toronto

Please join me in extending heartiest congratulations to the graduate student team of Lingling Fan, Wei Lin, and Shivon Sue-Chee who won one of the SSC awards for Case Studies in Data Analysis at the Statistical Society of Canada annual meeting this week.  Read …

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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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Undergrads shine in competition dominated by Grad Students

“…the big surprise was the University of Toronto Enterprise Evolution team or UTEE. Made up of four statistical sciences and one Rotman MBA student, the UTEE team prepared for the event with the help of the University of Toronto’s Impact Centre. They were incredible, said …

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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.

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2014-2015 Winter Undergraduate Timetable

Fall Session Begins on September 8, 2014


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