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Get Ready for a Transformative Learning Experience

Academics at Trent University Oshawa combine the latest learning innovations with in-class connections unheard of in today’s mega-university settings. Our inviting campus setting enables a collaborative model where learning is personal, purposeful and transformative.
 

Welcome Future Students

Considering a degree at Trent University? You’ve made a great choice. Trent University is a wonderful place to pursue your academic journey.
 

A Hub of Learning and Innovation

Building on a tradition of academic excellence spanning nearly four decades, Trent Oshawa offers a dynamic and rigorous education experience grounded in the social sciences and humanities and unparalleled in the Durham Region and eastern GTA.
 

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Welcome to Trent University Durham

Located in the East GTA in Oshawa, Trent University Durham offers a learning experience that is the perfect blend of urban life and closely knit-campus community. Our students benefit from a focus on career success strengthened by collaborative programming with surrounding colleges and a stream of innovative new programs that embed hands-on research and practical skills.

  • Shawn Carter
    "The Academic Advisor provided countless hours of time and assistance to ensure students felt supported, myself included. "
    Shawn Carter
  • Kelsey O'Meara
    "Trent has helped me to develop the skills to be an influence in kids’ lives through teaching, coaching and community work. "
    Kelsey O'Meara
  • Chris Letke
    "Along with my studies, I am responsible for running study groups and assisting other students in psychology. "
    Chris Letke
  • Susan Lawrence
    "Trent University Durham is special because of its small, friendly, community atmosphere along with its focus on educational achievement and excellence. "
    Susan Lawrence
    Sociology '13
  • Assunta Iampietro
    "I hope to become a teacher and share what I have learned and the skills that I have developed. "
    Assunta Iampietro
    Sociology '13
  • Shawn Carter
    "The Academic Advisor provided countless hours of time and assistance to ensure students felt supported, myself included. "
    Shawn Carter
  • Kelsey O'Meara
    "Trent has helped me to develop the skills to be an influence in kids’ lives through teaching, coaching and community work. "
    Kelsey O'Meara
  • Chris Letke
    "Along with my studies, I am responsible for running study groups and assisting other students in psychology. "
    Chris Letke
  • Susan Lawrence
    "Trent University Durham is special because of its small, friendly, community atmosphere along with its focus on educational achievement and excellence. "
    Susan Lawrence
    Sociology '2013
  • Assunta Iampietro
    "I hope to become a teacher and share what I have learned and the skills that I have developed. "
    Assunta Iampietro
    Sociology '2013

Featured News

Nationally Trent ranks #1 for scholarships & bursaries and in the top 5 for awards per full-time faculty, medical and science grants, social sciences and humanities grants and student services
Trent University Named #2 Primarily Undergraduate University in Canada and  #1 in Ontario
January 22, 2016
Students at the Durham campus introduced to variety of clubs and groups
December 15, 2015
Trent University Durham wraps up another successful session of Humanities 101
December 2, 2015
Trent University Durham hosts Women’s Committee of Durham Region for annual Women’s Abuse Awareness event

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