Victoria University, Toronto
Victoria University is a college of the University of Toronto, founded in 1836 and named in honour of Queen Victoria. It is commonly called Victoria College, informally Vic, after the original academic component that now forms its undergraduate division. Since 1928, Victoria College has retained secular studies in the liberal arts and sciences while Emmanuel College has functioned as its postgraduate theological college.
|Upper Canada Academy (1836–1841)|
Victoria College (1841–1884)
|Motto||Abeunt studia in mores|
Motto in English
|Studies pass into character|
|Established||October 12, 1836|
|University of Toronto|
|Principal||Angela Esterhammer (Victoria College), Michelle Voss Roberts (Emmanuel College)|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Victoria is situated in the northeastern part of the university campus, adjacent to St. Michael's College and Queen's Park. Among its residential halls is Annesley Hall, a National Historic Site of Canada. A major centre for Reformation and Renaissance studies, Victoria is home to international scholarly projects and holdings devoted to pre-Puritan English drama and the works of Desiderius Erasmus.