First Generation Students

As a First Generation student at Trent University there are many resources and services available for you! Between monthly socials, newsletters, workshops, and more, Trent University is here to support your academic journey and transition throughout your post-secondary education.

Not sure if you are a First Generation Student?

If you are a student coming to Trent whose parents did not complete a post-secondary degree or did not attend college/university then you are considered a First Generation Student!

Research shows that First Generation students and their families often have unique needs and face greater challenges transitioning to university. This web page will help connect you with the support services Trent offers, both academic and social, to address any of your concerns.

If you have any question please feel free to contact us via email at or by phone (705-748-1011 ext.7836) where we will answer your questions during our regular business hours.

We look forward to connecting and welcoming you to Trent University