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Trent University

Check whether Trent University is right for you as an international student.

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Peterborough, Canada
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Study abroad at Trent University

Trent University is a public institution with two campuses in Peterborough and Durham GTA (Greater Toronto Area), Ontario, Canada. It has been ranked as the number one undergraduate university in Ontario for nine years in a row, and consistently ranks highly for leadership in teaching, student satisfaction, and academic research.

The academic mission of Trent University is to seek out excellent students from across the country and around the world. Trent is made up of seven schools of study, offering a wide range of programs, including studies in business, computing systems, environmental science, life and natural sciences, nursing, forensic science and education.

Trent’s residential program is based on the Oxford University model, which means their residence halls are also colleges, offering complete living and learning environments with classrooms, faculty offices, student services, dining halls and lounges.

Why study at Trent?

  • Highly ranked

    Trent has been ranked Ontario’s number 1 undergraduate university nine years in a row (Maclean’s University Rankings 2019)

  • Small class sizes

    Small group teaching and interactive learning taught by award-winning professors and researchers

  • Employability

    90% of Trent graduates are in employment six months after graduation

Life as an international student

Trent University has a strong international student community, represented by more than 700 students from 79 different countries.

The Trent International team can support you with things like housing, finances, immigration and health insurance, as well as cultural transition and academic advice. They offer regular workshops and also arrange the international student orientation you’ll take when you first start at Trent. This is designed to help you familiarize yourself with campus, get registered and meet fellow students and faculty members.

Trent offers more than 100 student clubs and societies you can join, including international clubs, groups and organizations. There’s also a wide range of varsity sports teams that represent Trent, including rowing, rugby, lacrosse, soccer and volleyball.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Fitness Centre
    • Spin Studio
    • Climbing Walls
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Sauna / Steam Rooms
    • Swimming Pool
    • Personal Trainers
    • Treatment Rooms
    • Fitness Center Physiotherapist
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    • No. of Swimming pools 1
    • No. of Baseball Pitches 1
    • No. of Badminton Courts 1
    • No. of Squash Courts 1
    • No. of Climbing Wall 1
    • No. of Basketball Courts 1
    • No. of Athletics Track 1
    • No. of volleyball courts 2
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Physiotherapy
    • Travel Vaccinations
    • Minor Surgery
    • Family Planning
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
    • Emergency Contraception
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 4
    • Cafe’s 1
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 100
  • Praying Rooms
    • Individual Praying Rooms
    • Language Center
    • Group Praying Rooms
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities 11
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support

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Trent University

Trent University, 1600 West Bank Drive, Peterborough, ON Canada, K9L 0G2

Peterborough is a welcoming and safe city surrounded by clean rivers, lakes and parks, and is just 90 minutes from Toronto.

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