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Welcome to the School of Graduate Studies at Trent University.

The School of Graduate Studies' website is in the process of being upgraded.  This includes making accessibility improvements to the site, including available PDFs.  In the meantime, if you require content in alternative accessible formats, please contact graduate@trentu.ca.

Applications are being accepted for 2017 admissions with the following exceptions:

Applications are closed for September 2017 for Anthropology M. A. program, Indigenous Studies Ph.D. program, Cultural Studies Ph.D. program and Applied Modelling and Quantitative Methods M. Sc. - Big Data Analytics stream only.  International applications for all programs are now closed for September 2017.

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.