Durham GTA Campus

A transformative learning experience on the grow

At Trent University Durham GTA, your education unfolds on a personal scale. With one of the best student-to-faculty ratios out there, our extraordinary commitment to teaching undergrad students is what sets Trent Durham apart. At our growing campus, leading academic programs with a common focus on social responsibility are taught by expert faculty members – distinguished historians, award-winning authors, renowned social scientists and top researchers, just to name a few. Here, our popular programs in Business, Communications & Critical Thinking, Law, Social Work, Child & Youth Studies, Policing, Computing Systems, Anthropology, English Literature, Media Studies, History, Teacher Education, Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy, and Journalism provide you with an array of options and creative joint majors.

With hands-on, career-ready experience and an abundance of opportunities for student engagement, you have all the tools for future success, no matter what path you choose. Trent University Durham GTA is the campus of choice for top scholars looking for a truly personalized learning experience.


Starting in fall 2020, you will be able to live on campus and experience all that Trent Durham has to offer 24/7.

New classrooms, residence spaces, outdoor courtyard and group study spaces – you will be part of the first class of students to have access to it all!


Oshawa - On the Doorstep of Canada's Largest Metropolis

Home to Trent Durham GTA, the City of Oshawa in the Durham Region offers the best of both worlds: a smaller close-knit community in the Greater Toronto Area, where Canada’s largest and most culturally-diverse city provides endless placement and employment opportunities. Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the Region’s natural beauty, as you explore the extensive trails network or savour the natural greenbelt. Enjoy state-of-the-art sports facilities, premier shopping centres and a thriving arts and entertainment scene – all minutes away from the Oshawa GO Station and Highway 401. For students who want to be close to the action while enjoying the charm of a close-knit community, the GTA is a wonderful place to visit, explore and discover.

Durham GTA Quick Facts

Did you know?

  • Blockbuster films shot in the Durham Region include IT, X-Men, Billy Madison, and Life of Pi
  • The name Oshawa orignates from the Ojibwa term aazhaway, meaining "the crossing place"
  • The City of Oshawa is #1 for employment in Ontario; #3 in all of Canada