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Trent University

Canada

About the University

Trent University, one of Canada's best institutions, was created on the notion of personal, meaningful, and transformational interactive learning. Trent attracts top students from all across the country and the world because of its national reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and student happiness.

Trent applies critical, integrative thinking to all subjects on a daily basis. Trent's one-of-a-kind approach to personal growth via supportive, collaborative community participation is in higher demand than ever. Students take the lead through co-creating experiences that are based on conversation, different points of view, and cooperation.

Trent's students, alumni, teachers, and staff are active global citizens who are catalysts in discovering sustainable solutions to challenging situations, thanks to a learning environment that fosters a lifelong enthusiasm for inclusivity, leadership, and social change.

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Campus Life

Trent's Peterborough campus has award-winning architecture in a stunning natural setting on the banks of the Otonabee River, just 90 minutes from downtown Toronto, while the Durham GTA campus provides a close-knit community with an urban flair in Oshawa, just 40 minutes from downtown Toronto.

Trent's Peterborough campus features award-winning architecture in a spectacular natural setting on the banks of the Otonabee River, just 90 minutes from downtown Toronto, while the Durham GTA campus in Oshawa, just 40 minutes from downtown Toronto, offers a close-knit community with an urban flair.

Student life

The Trent Central Student Association (TCSA), a nonpartisan organization that represents all full-time undergraduate and consecutive education students through University channels, represents all full-time undergraduate and consecutive education students.

Alumni

  • John Horgan (Premier of British Columbia 2017-present)
  • Sheila Malcolmson (Minister of Mental Health and Addictions for British Columbia, and MLA for (Nanaimo) 2019-present)
  • Yann Martel (Writer)
  • Linwood Barclay (Journalist and novelist)
  • Darren Huston (Fmr. CEO of Priceline)
  • Stephen Stohn (Media)
  • David McGuffin (Media)
  • Kofi Barnes (Judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice)
  • Leonid Urlichich (Rally driver)
12160 Students
12160 Students

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