Catharine Parr Traill College
Watch our second annual Traill College Virtual May Ball and Graduation Ceremony. Traill College boasts a unique mix of undergraduates, mature undergraduates, and graduate students, so its end-of-year ceremony needs to be equally diverse. Join co-hosts Dr. Michael Eamon and Samantha Perritt, as well as special guests and musical entertainment, for a traditional collegiate May Bay with a virtual twist.
Come and visit Catharine Parr Traill College!
Open: Monday to Friday - 8am to 10pm
For over 50 years, Traill has offered Trent University students a welcoming space to study, or relax, in the university college tradition. Named after nineteenth-century author and naturalist Catharine Parr Traill, the College has forged a unique identity as Trent’s downtown location. Its alumni are fiercely loyal and include prominent politicians, screenwriters, professors, teachers, scientists and a Nobel prize laureate. It is a place for students of all ages and interests.
When visiting Traill, one thing comes to mind: “wow!” Traill is a student oasis situated five minutes away from the centre of Peterborough. It feels like a small university within the larger university and that’s the point. Traill students may lose themselves in their books, but they will never be lost in the crowd! Traill has great spaces, including modern residences, lecture halls and study nooks, a vibrant restaurant, and a traditional college library. However, most importantly, Traill has great people who look out for each other, learn together, and have a lot of fun at the same time.