Trent International Winter Orientation
Trent International Pre-Arrival Orientation Schedule
Check-out the Trent International Pre-Arrival Orientation Schedule! Trent International Pre-Arrival Orientation is intended to support international students in their transition to life at Trent University and as a way to meet other international students. Don't miss out on the virtual fun! Be sure to register for events or sessions you would like to attend! Click on the registration link for each session and a unique event link will be forwarded to your email. More orientation events will be scheduled for the first week in January- stay tuned for more information in December!
Course Registration Drop-in
Friday, November 27th
10:30am - 12:00pm EST
Now that you understand your requirements and how to determine what courses you should take this year - want some support registering in your courses? Great! Drop-in and we can support you through the course registration process! This is a one-on-one drop-in. You will enter a waiting room and enter a cue to join to speak with our staff!
Register in advance for Course Registration Drop-in here.
Introduction to Blackboard
Monday, November 30th
10:30am - 11:30am EST
Blackboard Learn is the course learning system where you have access to your course content from anywhere, at any time. You can also interact with your classmates and instructors. Come learn about how to navigate Blackboard Learn and become a pro before your courses begin!
Register in advance for Introduction to Blackboard here.
Preparing for Winter
Monday, December 7th
10:00am -11:00am EST
Worried about what to expect of winter? Join us to learn all the tips and tricks. Learn how to properly dress, stay healthy well, and even enjoy the winter season!
Register in advance for Preparing for Winter here.
Academic Expectations in Canada
Friday, December 11th
9:30am - 10:30am EST
The classroom culture and academic expectations at Trent and in Canada may be very different from the expectations in your home country. This session will help you navigate those expectations in order to excel in your new Canadian context.
Register in Advance for Academic Expectations in Canada here.
Trent International Open House
Monday, December 14th
9:00am - 12:00pm EST
This event is designed to allow you to ask the International department at Trent University ANYTHING you'd like! Want to know more about the services we provide, the colleges, immigration, how to register for courses? Meet us at 'TI-Open House' to get all your questions answered! This is a one-on-one drop-in. You will enter a waiting room and enter a cue to join to speak with our staff!
Register in advance for Trent International Open House here.
New Student Resources
How to Use the MyTrent Portal
Apply to On-Campus Housing
Off-Campus Housing Webinar for International Students and Newcomers to Canada
How to Understand and Use the Academic Calendar
How to Use the Visual Schedule Builder
How to Use Zoom
Online Guide to University Transition
Survive and Thrive is a short guide that helps incoming Trent students learn how to be successful through their first term at university.
Start off Right - University Academic Skills Webinar
Watch the Academic Skills session, titled "Start off Right." We'll cover important basics to help you feel comfortable in your first classes: effective notetaking, efficient reading strategies, and tools for regular review.