About Trent

A Hub of Learning and Innovation

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

The Thornton Road Campus, which opened in 2010, is the next evolution for Trent University Durham. As a hub of learning and innovation, the dedicated campus allows students to continue to experience the Trent difference closer to home.

Providing students with a warm, friendly and welcoming environment, Trent University Durham boasts vibrant community connections that provide unique leadership and learning opportunities for all students, faculty and staff. Through involvement in research, course development, community-based projects, volunteer activities and events, Trent enables and encourages contributions to a better world.

Location Matters

For many Trent University Durham students, proximity to work or home is an important consideration; approximately 70 per cent of students commute to campus in less than 40 minutes. Trent University Durham is conveniently located minutes from the 401, and parking is free. GO Transit is also close with a direct link to the University and municipal transit stops nearby. 

2020 Viewbook

Download our 2020 Trent University Durham GTA Viewbook (pdf)