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Students Invited to Discover Trent University at Annual Fall Open House November 3


Attendees offered free transportation and the chance to enter to win first-year tuition

Monday, October 30, 2017

Whether they’re attracted by a growing list of exciting programs, top rankings, or impressive grad employment rates, future students will flock to Trent University in Peterborough on Friday, November 3, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Fall Open House

While at the Fall Open House event, attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Speak with professors and students about their program of interest at the academic and student services fair
  • Tour Trent’s campus – tours depart every ten minutes
  • Tour the five College residence buildings and learn about Trent’s unique college system
  • Find out more about co-ops, career preparedness and experiential learning opportunities
  • Explore Trent’s brand new Student Centre
  • Experience Trent in virtual reality with a 360-degree sizzle reel
  • Tour the Athletics Centre and talk with varsity coaches and athletes
  • Visit our science labs to get a feeling of what it is like to be in a first-year lab
  • Attend mini-lectures on a variety of academic programs including: medical and veterinary pathways; Law & Arts; Forensics; English; Psychology; Business; and more.
  • Get your questions answered through various information sessions on topics from scholarships and bursaries and student life to study abroad and admissions

“We expect to welcome thousands of future students to our Peterborough and Durham GTA campuses for Open House this year. Exploring campus, chatting with future professors and current students, and sitting in on a mini-lecture – these are great ways to get a real sense of what it’s like to be a Trent student,” said Marilyn Burns, associate vice-president, Marketing & Recruitment. “The campus will be abuzz with students exploring unique new program offerings like our medical professional stream, our law and arts dual degree and new co-op opportunities in programs like Conservation Biology. We can’t wait to show future students Trent’s incredible living and learning environment that makes Trent the number one undergraduate university in Ontario.”

By registering and attending Open House, students will also be entered into a draw for a chance to win their first-year tuition. This fall, transportation is also on us for guests attending Open House from out of town, with complimentary bus-to-us service from several cities, including  the GTA (stops at Union Station and Scarborough Town Centre), Kingston, Belleville and Ottawa. 

While attending Open House, prospective students are also invited to share a photo of their time on campus on social media using the hashtag #DiscoverTrentU for a chance to win Trent swag.

»Find out more about the events, including registration information and details on free transportation

About Trent University

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. Here, 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. Today, 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 Trent University Durham Greater Toronto Area, delivers a distinct mix of programming in the east GTA.


Brodie Thompson, marketing & communications associate, Trent University, (705) 748-1011 x6240 or

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