One of Canada's top universities, Trent University was founded on the ideal of interactive learning that's personal, purposeful and transformative. Consistently recognized nationally for leadership in teaching, research and student satisfaction, Trent attracts excellent students from across the country and around the world. At Trent, undergraduate and graduate students connect and collaborate with faculty, staff and their peers through diverse communities that span residential colleges, classrooms, disciplines, hands-on research, co-curricular and community-based activities. Across all disciplines, Trent brings critical, integrative thinking to life every day. Trent's unique approach to personal development through supportive, collaborative community engagement is in more demand than ever. Students lead the way by co-creating experiences rooted in dialogue, diverse perspectives and collaboration.
In a learning environment that builds life-long passion for inclusion, leadership and social change, Trent's students, alumni, faculty and staff are engaged global citizens who are catalysts in developing sustainable solutions to complex issues. Trent's Peterborough campus boasts award-winning architecture in a breathtaking natural setting on the banks of the Otonabee River, just 90 minutes from downtown Toronto, while the Durham GTA campus offers a close-knit community with an urban vibe, conveniently located in Oshawa, 40 minutes from downtown Toronto.
Why Trent University?
- Campus: The picturesque natural environment of Trent University in Peterborough is matched only by leading academic programs and nearly limitless opportunities to get involved and gain career experience. Located on the banks of the Otonabee River, just 90 minutes from downtown Toronto, Trent’s Symons Campus offers an impressive range of academically rigorous programs across the arts and sciences, as well as professional programs in business, law, medicine, the environment and more. Academic excellence combines with state-of-the-art research facilities and exemplary teaching within a personal, close-knit community that provides a transformative student experience. Surrounded by award-winning architecture and dynamic student spaces, students will connect and interact with other students and your professors and become part of the Trent family.
- Location: The City of Peterborough blends a thriving arts, culture, and entertainment scene with the breathtaking natural landscapes of the famed Kawartha Lakes region. This relaxed and friendly community offers the perfect backdrop for students who want both an ideal place to study and a chance to make lasting memories with new friends at the city’s trendy restaurants, cafés, pubs, and festivals. Whether a nature lover, adventure seeker, foodie, or all of the above, Peterborough is a wonderful place to live, study, and gain valuable work experience
- Support: The Trent International team can support international students with academic advising, housing, finances, health insurance, cultural transition, immigration, and many other challenges. They provide workshops and advising to support the hundreds of international students who choose to study at Trent each year. Trent University has many ways for students to get involved and connected to the campus. Involvement can help build their social connections, and help to develop valuable skills. The Colleges at Trent are local communities that create intellectually and socially meaningful experiences. Also, there are many campus groups and student leadership opportunities that can provide a great way to give back to the community.