Resources for Alumni & Friends

Welcome, alumni and friends of the Department of Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations. 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 Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations 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 networks

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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)

Job Shadowing Program

Alumni Ambassadors Abroad Program

Philanthropic Support

The Department of Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations is U of T’s home for the interdisciplinary study of the regions’ civilizations and cultures, including their languages, literatures, archaeology, history, art, architecture, as well as the study of Islam. Internationally acclaimed faculty lead students through an exploration of the development of complex societies that have transformed human history.

Your gift will support excellence in education and scholarship on the Near and Middle East.