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Welcome to the School of Graduate Studies at Trent University.

Canadian Studies Ph.D. program now closed for applications for 2016.

Applications still being accepted for all other programs for September 2016

Trent is a small school with a large reputation for research and scholarship.  With small class sizes, regular interaction with faculty, and an emphasis on research-intensive programming, Trent offers you a unique educational experience: it’s where tradition meets innovation and community meets academic excellence.

As a graduate student, you will be welcomed into a close-knit community that features regular one-on-one work with faculty and advisors, a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach to studies, and a rich cultural atmosphere in which to live and learn.

Located in Peterborough’s downtown core, Catharine Parr Traill College, Trent’s centre for Graduate Studies, blends architectural heritage and a rich collegiate tradition with access to shopping, restaurants, and an active and diverse arts scene.  Traill will offer you a home base to explore both Trent and Peterborough.

Set against the backdrop of the renowned Kawartha Lakes region, Peterborough offers you the best of two worlds: life in a vibrant city nestled within a world-renowned destination for outdoor adventure. 

Trent is a progressive university with a national and international reputation for innovation. Your instructors will be amongst the best minds in education and research today, and, as a graduate student, you’ll play a key part in their research excellence. 

We welcome you to explore the programs and possibilities that Trent has to offer.  Your future is just a click away.