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The Trent Advantage Webinar Series: 2015-2016

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Trent Aerial view of people walking across the Faryon bridgeWatch the Next Steps & Everything You Need to Know: The Trent Advantage Webinar Webinar

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Are you ready for your next chapter? Whether you’ve accepted an offer to Trent University, or if you’re still considering your options, we want you to start your journey off right.

Watch this webinar to learn more about next steps and how you can prepare for the Trent experience. No doubt you have questions. Bring them all! Representatives from housing, student affairs and admissions will be speaking about important upcoming dates, deadlines, processes and events, and will be able to answer any questions you may have. Don’t miss out, this is your chance to learn everything you need to know about being #TrentUBound.

A male and female student sitting in the large chairs in the atrium of the Durham campus, smiling at the cameraWatch the OSAP & Financial Aid: The Trent Advantage Webinar Webinar

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Financing your education can be an intimidating topic. Allow us to alleviate some your concerns at our upcoming webinar on OSAP and Financial Aid. Tune in to learn why Trent University is #1 for scholarships and bursaries – no other university in Canada invests more in financial support than we do. We will also take you through the necessary steps to successfully complete your OSAP application, tell you more about scholarships and bursaries at Trent, Ontario Tuition Grants, and share other useful sources and resources available to you.

This is your chance to have your financial aid questions answered. Watch this webinar to find out all of the ways it pays to go to Trent University.

A male and female student, standing at a workbench wearing goggles and white lab coats, smiling at the cameraWatch the Joint Majors: The Trent Advantage Webinar Webinar

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Make your degree uniquely your own. At Trent University you can enjoy the flexibility of combining programs and courses from across the arts and the sciences. Whether you’re passionate about Canadian Studies but intrigued by Psychology, love the idea of getting lost in Shakespearean literature, or perhaps hope to pursue a future in Biochemistry -- you can enhance your studies by mixing and matching programs and areas of interest to you. With two majors and numerous programs to choose from, the options are virtually endless.

Watch this webinar to learn more about the Trent advantage to completing a joint major, how it works and the options available to you.

A man and woman climbing the stone wall in the Athletics CentreWatch the Athletics & Recreation: The Trent Advantage Webinar

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Sport, recreation, and wellness are at the heart of our university community. Whether you’re an outdoor adventurer, an avid gym goer, a varsity athlete, or a recreational fitness enthusiast – you can find your fit at Trent University. With our exceptional state-of-the-art Athletics Centre, an outdoor 1,450-acre playground and over 20 kilometres of nature trails, the opportunity to live a well-balanced, active student life is open to you at Trent.

Watch this webinar to learn more about recreational and athletic activities, Trent’s beautiful athletic facilities, new and upcoming athletic complex developments, and of course, how you can #bleedgreen by proudly wearing the green and white as a Trent Excalibur varsity athlete.

A crowd of pedestrians walking across a busy crosswalk.Watch the Social Work: The Trent Advantage Webinar

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Are you eager to make a difference in society? Perhaps you’re interested in addressing the need for social change to help enhance the well-being of others and the challenges they face in their day-to-day lives? As a student in Trent University’s respected Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) program, you will explore social work theory as a way to understand this challenging field and the essential supports it provides to help communities, individuals, groups and families.

Watch this webinar and learn more about the Trent B.S.W. advantage – from learning from and working alongside leaders in the field, to our placement opportunities in the professional years of the program, and more.

Professor Nancie Im-Bolter sitting at a table talking to a student in front of her laptopWatch the Psychology: The Trent University Durham Advantage Webinar

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As a psychology student at Trent University Durham, you will scientifically study behaviour and the mind through lectures, labs, seminars and research. You will be exposed to a wide-array of topics, with anything ranging from dreams and dreaming to personality theory or abnormal psychology – all of which will help develop your ability to problem solve, think critically and teach you to understand, interpret and evaluate research.

Watch this webinar to learn more about completing either a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts Psychology degree at our growing campus in the GTA, how you can get involved with faculty research during your undergraduate degree, and how you can pursue an independent research thesis or practicum supervised by award-winning faculty.

A professor talking to a group of 3 students in the atriumWatch the Child & Youth Studies: The Trent University Durham Advantage Webinar

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Are you passionate about helping children learn and understand the world in a way that makes sense to them? As a student in the new Child and Youth Studies program, exclusive to Trent’s growing Durham campus in the GTA, you will acquire the knowledge and perspective you need to make a difference in the lives of youth. Placing the themes of play and creativity at the forefront of understanding child and youth development, this program has theoretical foundations in sociology and psychology, and gives students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a fourth-year placement course.

In this webinar you will learn more about this dynamic new program, now accepting students for fall 2016, including places where you can undertake your placement and how you will benefit from the close-knit campus community that our Durham campus offers.

A group of students sitting around a fire inside a tipi.Watch the First Peoples House of Learning: The Trent Advantage Webinar

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Trent University is proud to be a renowned leader in Indigenous education. In fact, our ground-breaking leadership in Indigenous Studies dates back to our beginnings when we became the first university in Canada to establish an academic department dedicated to the study of Indigenous people. We value indigeneity and the knowledge, perspective and voice that students of Indigenous heritage bring to our campus and communities, which is why we founded the First Peoples House of Learning (FPHL) on campus -- a community of learners coming together to understand ourselves, each other and the world we live within.

Watch this webinar to learn more about how we connect our students with local First Nations communities, and how we provide various services and supports to our students, including counselling services, academic support and an ambassador program. Find out more about how we host traditional teachings and come together to learn together through an array of activities including ceremonies, socials and workshops at our First Peoples Gathering Space, First Peoples Performance Space and within our traditional tipi.

Male student in casual clothes sitting on the hood of an old car on the side of a road with a mountain behind himWatch the Study Abroad: The Trent Advantage Webinar

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Want to live your education in a global way? Trent University offers a wide-range of study options that will allow you to internationalize your degree. Whether you’re interested in a summer, semester, or year abroad, you can choose to study at one of 50 different universities in more than 40 different countries.

In this webinar, you’ll hear from Kate Logan, Trent’s study abroad advisor, and Lauren, a current Trent student who has recently returned from studying abroad in Australia, about the Trent study abroad advantage. Learn about Trent’s various study abroad programs, including fieldwork initiatives or exchanges, as well as the many opportunities and destinations available to you. You’ll also find out more about how to apply, important dates and deadlines, and how you can customize any Trent program to incorporate a study abroad experience.

Two biomedical science students in a laboratory.Watch the Biomedical Science: The Trent Advantage Webinar

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Biomedical Science at Trent University is a high-demand degree that allows students to graduate with an endless range of opportunities. This is the only program of its kind in Ontario, providing students with a capstone internship placement and the ability to personalize their degree by incorporating related areas of interest into their study. 

In this webinar, you’ll hear from Dr. Leslie Kerr, Associate Professor of Biology, who will outline everything you need to know about the structure of this program, to how you will benefit from experiencing small class sizes, mentorship, and an enriched learning experience that extends beyond the classroom and labs, and into the community with hands-on and real world projects and research. 


A professor in a white lab coats stading at a work bench showing 5 students, huddles around her, how to insert an IVTrent/Fleming School of Nursing: The Trent Advantage

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Students who graduate from our renowned Trent/Fleming School of Nursing program are well-known in the industry as highly-skilled health practitioners whose compassion and scientific knowledge put them in high demand for exceptional career opportunities.

In this webinar, you’ll hear from Dr. Kirsten Woodend, dean of the Trent/Fleming School of Nursing and president of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN), why we are designated a Best Practice Spotlight Organization, providing our students with access to outstanding professors and state-of-the-art facilities, including our clinical simulation learning centre, as well as a maternal/child and community care simulation space. You’ll also learn about the three different ways you can complete Nursing at Trent, our program’s innovative curriculum, how we combine theory with practice to ensure you receive the best possible clinical experience, and the exciting opportunities available beyond the classroom.

A young female student studying in her dormitory room on campus at Trent University.Watch the Living in Residence: The Trent Advantage Webinar

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Moving away to university is a huge step in your life. No doubt you have questions about what living in residence is really all about, what it will cost, what you will get to eat and who your roommate will be. Let us answer those questions for you and give you a glimpse into what living in residence at the #1 undergraduate university in Ontario is all about!
In this webinar you will learn all about the advantages of living in residence at Trent. The first advantage?  Our residence guarantee – come to Trent and apply by the deadline, and your room in residence is guaranteed! Other advantages include our unique college system, the variety of rooms available for you to choose from, opportunities to get involved on campus, and, of course, great dining options. Did you know our new online residence registration system also allows you to pick your own roommate? Sign-up for our webinar to learn more.

A male and female student sitting in the large chairs in the atrium of the Durham campus, smiling at the cameraWatch the Financing Your Education: The Trent Durham Advantage Webinar

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Did you know that no other university in Canada invests more in scholarships and bursaries than Trent? On top of our generous entrance scholarships, Trent also offers several awards specifically for students studying out our growing campus in the GTA.

Learn more about Trent University Durham’s unparalleled financial support program at our upcoming webinar. This is your chance to find out more about scholarships, bursaries, OSAP, and other ways to fund your education. In this webinar you will find out all of the ways it pays to go to Trent University Durham.

Crowd of peopleWatch the Studying the Humanities: The Trent Advantage Webinar

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“Education in the humanities emphasizes independent, rigorous thought and clear, elegant communication. It focuses on the development of discerning judgment, compassionate understanding, and effective decision-making. Such skills are broadly applicable and in great demand. And when nurtured, as they are at Trent, they last a lifetime.”

Dr. Moira Howes, dean of Arts & Science (Humanities)

In this webinar you find out all you need to know about this important area of study at Trent – from our rigorous and dynamic programs like History, Media Studies, Philosophy, Communications, and more, to the type of career success you can look forward to after graduation. You will also learn how you can combine your B.A. degree with a joint major in Business Administration – we’re the only university in Canada that offers this exciting option!

A small srouting plant with two leaves pushing out of soil against a fuzzy green backgroundWatch the School of the Environment: The Trent Advantage Webinar

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Set on the banks of the Otonabee and surrounded by 580 hectares of land, Trent’s vibrant campus and breathtaking natural setting is the perfect location to launch the next generation of environmental professionals. This webinar is designed for students interested in studying the environment, and will describe the wide range of study opportunities offered by  Trent’s School of the Environment and the ways in which we will  help you prepare for an environmental career.

Learn about Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Ecological Restoration, Sustainable Agriculture, Water Science, Geography, and other areas of specialization, along with the practical field experiences you will gain across these programs at Trent.

A classroom full of students sitting at their desks looking at the teacher with their hands in the air smilingWatch the Business Administration: The Trent Advantage Webinar

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At Trent, we recognize the integral role innovative and creative thinking plays in the world of business. That’s why our popular Business Program offers all the advantages of a traditional Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and more.

In this webinar you will learn about the five ways to do Business at Trent, ranging from single and joint-majors, to specializations and more. Learn about areas of study such as accounting, finance, management, entrepreneurship, marketing, and human resources, and the ways that Trent will uniquely prepare you to launch into your career or graduate studies.