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The Trent Advantage Webinar Series 2016-2017

Complete List of Past Webinars:


Watch 2016/17 Trent Advantage Webinars


A female student sitting beside a young girl with face paint, in their fall jackets, behind a craft tableSchool of Education: The Trent Advantage Webinar 

Recorded on Wednesday, November 9, 2016

As an educator, every day your work will matter as you help shape the brilliant minds of our future. If you’re passionate about education, you’ll appreciate how Trent University’s prestigious School of Education is known for its high-standards in teaching and research, with a strong focus on the individual learner and how they interact in collaborative environments. Whether you’re interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Education, Indigenous Bachelor of Education, or complementing your B.A. or B.Sc. degree by pursuing the popular Emphasis in Teacher Education program, you will be equipped with the tools and skills needed to succeed in the teaching profession and other education related careers. Watch this webinar to learn more about the Trent advantage with the School of Education & Professional Learning at Trent, including: our top-ranked innovative education programs; experiential learning opportunities; inspiring faculty who are experts in the field; and leading and groundbreaking technology we use in the classroom and beyond.


3 students sitting around a table, while one talks to a professor in a leather jacket, while one holds a skull and smiles at the camera

Financing Your Education, OSAP and Financial Aid: The Trent Advantage Webinar

Recorded on Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Financing your education may be an intimidating topic. Allow us to alleviate some of those concerns for you in this webinar on OSAP and Financial Aid. Watch 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.


Bronze statue of the scales of justice against a wall of booksLaw & Arts: Trent/Swansea Dual Degree – The Trent Advantage Webinar

Recorded on Wednesday, November 30, 2016

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in law, we have the perfect program for you. The new Law & Arts: Trent/Swansea Dual Degree allows you to complete your B.A. honours degree and your LL.B. in just six years.

Watch this webinar to learn more about this innovative and unique new program. We’ll provide an overview of what you can expect – from your first years at Trent, to three years at Swansea University College of Law in the UK and back to Trent to complete year six. Faculty will also be on hand to answer questions about admission requirements, what makes this dual degree program so unique, scholarships, and more. 

Learn more about how your career in law starts at Trent.


A group of 8 students dressed in business suits standing side by side smiling at the camera, outside in front of a stone wall covered in green ivySchool of Business: The Trent Advantage Webinar

Recorded on Monday, December 5, 2016 

Recognizing the integral role innovative and creative thinking plays in the world of business, Trent University’s new School of Business prepares you, the next generation of business leaders, for success in careers as entrepreneurs, accountants, HR professionals, marketing experts, and more.

Watch this webinar to learn more about the Trent School of Business Advantage. We offer students at both campuses unparalleled choice when it comes to academic business programs – from our traditional and popular B.B.A program, as well as our career-focused specializations, experiential learning and internship opportunities, unique joint majors, postgraduate programs and more.


4 students in a river, wearing waders, looking at river samples in a netSchool of the Environment: The Trent Advantage Webinar

Recorded on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 

Trent University is Canada’s top postsecondary environmental institution. If you’re interested in studying the environment, Trent is the place you want to be. Set on the banks of the Otonabee and surrounded by 580 hectares of land and on-campus nature areas, Trent’s vibrant campus and breathtaking natural setting is an inspiring place to learn for the next generation of environmental professionals. 

This webinar is designed for students interested in studying the environment, and covers the wide range of study opportunities offered by the Trent School of the Environment and the ways in which we will help prepare you for an environmental career.

Learn about our innovative programs in Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Indigenous Environmental Studies, Environmental Geoscience, Ecological Restoration, Sustainable Agriculture, Water Science, Geography, and other areas of specialization, in additional to all of the practical field experiences you will gain across these programs at Trent.


4 students sitting at a round table in the atrium of Durham campus smiling at the cameraTrent University Durham - GTA: The Trent Advantage Webinar

Recorded on Wednesday, December 14

Trent University Durham - Greater Toronto Area offers a transformative learning experience in the GTA. With one of the best student-to-faculty ratios out there, Trent Durham is known as an especially teaching-focused university with an abundance of opportunities for student engagement.

Watch this webinar to discover why Trent Durham-GTA is quickly becoming the campus of choice for top scholars looking for a truly personalized learning experience. We will highlight everything you need to know about our Durham campus – from our respected academic programs, including Social Work, Media Studies, Teacher Education Stream, Psychology and the new Law & Arts: Trent/Swansea Dual Degree, our renowned student life experience, and all of the supports and services available to you as a Trent student. 


A female student standing in a white lab coat in front of a centrifuge holding a beaker of red liquid, smiling at the cameraPathways to Medicine: The Trent Advantage Webinar

Recorded on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

Considering a career in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy or veterinary science? Trent University is the perfect place to start your journey.

Watch this webinar to learn all about the Trent Pre-Med Advantage. Faculty are on hand to tell you everything you need to know about our newest pre-med programs: the Pre-Medical Emphasis and the Medical Professional Stream – both new for fall 2017. We also discuss how Trent prepares you for success in all medical professions, no matter which degree you choose – arts or science.

If you have questions about the best way to move into a career in medicine, you won’t want to miss watching this exciting webinar.


A crowd of people in a public exterior space, with the focus on one person while the rest are blurred outSocial Work: The Trent Advantage Webinar

Recorded on Monday, January 9, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

What could be more rewarding than pursuing a degree that will help you help others? With a future career in the challenging field of social work, you’ll want to feel prepared once you graduate with your Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W) degree.

Watch this webinar to learn more about the Trent University advantage – how you’ll benefit from a dynamic program experience that allows you to learn from leaders in the field and directly apply the theory you’ve studied into practical applications and a placement opportunity.


A female student taking the blood pressure of a male student as the teacher interacts with them teachingTrent/Fleming School of Nursing: The Trent Advantage Webinar

Recorded on Wednesday, January 11, 2017

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). Together, we’ll discuss how as a student you’ll 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.


Kindersley Brucker sitting on the grass being hugged by indigenous students at an international schoolStudy Abroad: The Trent Advantage Webinar

Recorded on Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Your doorway to an amazing world view, Trent International offers a unique learning opportunity with a wide-range of study options that will allow you to internationalize your degree. If you have the desire to study abroad, we can help you live your education in a global way. Whether you’re interested in a summer, semester or year abroad, you can choose to study at one of 50 different universities in 40 different countries.

Watch this webinar to hear all about the Trent advantage to participating in one of our different types of study abroad programs, fieldwork initiatives or exchanges, as well as what opportunities and destinations are available to you, all of the details on how to apply, dates and deadlines, how you are able to customize any Trent program to incorporate a study abroad experience, and of course – why studying abroad matters.

 

A group of students sitting in a conference room talkingTransferring to Trent: The Trent Advantage Webinar

Recorded on Thursday, February 9, 2017

Trent University is Ontario's most transfer-credit friendly university. Here, you can so make the most of the credits you have already earned. Whether you’re transferring from college or from another university, we’ll make your transition as smooth as possible, allowing you to find your path to Ontario’s #1 undergraduate university.


A lecture hall filled with students watching a speaker at the front of the roomPsychology: The Trent Advantage Webinar

Recorded on Wednesday, February 22, 2017

As a psychology student at Trent University, you will study behavior and the mind through lectures, labs, seminars and research. One of the best things about this program is the wide-array of topics that you will be exposed to – everything 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 in Psychology, 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.


3 students sitting on a bed in a residence room, smiling at the cameraLiving in Residence: The Trent Advantage Webinar

Recorded on Wednesday, March 8, 2017

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.


Six student and one professor stainding outisde of the Druham campus main building smiling at the cameraTrent Durham Student Panel: The Trent Advantage Webinar

Recorded on Thursday, March 9, 2017

Are you looking for the inside scoop on all things #TrentUDurham? Good news – we brought three current students together to share their personal student experiences with you in this webinar. We covered a lot of topics, but some of the discussion highlights include: taking advantage of the supports and services that Trent Durham offers to help with your first year transition, the student life experience, ways to get involved on campus – like joining one of the numerous clubs or activities available to you, opportunities to work on campus, living in residence, and more. Watch now - this is your chance to learn about all things Trent Durham.

 


4 Women rowing in a scull across the Otonabee river in the early morningVarsity Athletics and Campus Recreation: The Trent Advantage Webinar

Recorded on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Sport, recreation, and wellness are at the heart of our University community. Whether you’re an outdoor adventurer, an avid gym goer, looking to play varsity sports, join a recreational league, or even enjoy the convenience of drop-in physical activities – you can find it all here at Trent University. With our exceptional state-of-the-art athletics facility, an outdoor 1,450-acre playground and over 20 kilometres of nature trails, the opportunity to live a well-balanced, active student life is plentiful. Watch this special webinar to learn more about recreational and athletic activities, Trent’s beautiful athletic facilities, brand 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.


5 Students standing in the woods taking measurements of trees during a class activityExperiential & Hands-On Learning: The Trent Advantage Webinar

Recorded on Wednesday, April 20, 2017

Studying at Trent University is not simply about lessons learned, but it’s also about lessons lived. At Trent, we offer a wide variety of Experiential Learning opportunities, giving you the unique opportunity to apply all that you learn in the classroom to real-life situations with hands-on learning experiences.


A row of graduates sitting in their seats during a convocation ceremony, while 2 students smile at the cameraFinancing Your Education, OSAP and Financial Aid: The Trent Advantage Webinar

Recorded on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Financing your education may be an intimidating topic. Allow us to alleviate some of those concerns for you 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.


A student standing on the Faryon bridge in front of the Bata library beside his family membersParents and Supporters Information Session

Recorded on Wednesday, May 10, 2017

As a parent or supporter of a future Trent student, you are also a part of the Trent family. We know that our students are encouraged and inspired by a group of loved ones who may not be with them in the classroom, but lend a helping hand throughout their time on campus.

In this webinar, we provide you with information on the best ways that you, as parents and supporters of the Trent family, can support the success of your future Trent student. From talking about orientation week, the key services and resources that we offer to incoming Trent students, how you can stay up-to-date on what’s happening at the university, to even giving practical advice on how to support your student before they arrive and after: join us to find out the many ways you can get behind your future or current Trent student. 


Aerial view of a residence room with 2 students at a desk looking up at the camera smilingResidence & Housing: The Trent Advantage Webinar

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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. In this webinar we 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 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. Sign-up for our webinar to learn more.


A male student sitting at a computer desk in the Bata library, typing on a laptop, while smiling at the cameraCourse Registration: The Trent Advantage Webinar

Monday, June 12, 2017

Curious about how to plan your class schedule? Whether you’re taking Physics or Cultural Studies, registering for your courses is the crucial next step. 

Watch our Course Registration webinar and let us help you navigate course registration with ease, ensuring you stay on track for September! With the help of an academic advisor and current Trent University students, you can learn how course registration and our new schedule builder works, what the process is and where to look for course information. 

The presentation was followed by an interactive question and answer period.


3 Students and a professor standing outside of the Durham campus smiling at the camera, holding booksDurham – GTA: Your Next Steps 

Monday, June 19, 2017

Trent University Durham - Greater Toronto Area (GTA) offers a transformative learning experience in the GTA.  With one of the best student-to-faculty ratios out there, Trent Durham is known as an especially teaching-focused university with an abundance of opportunities for student engagement.

Watch our webinar to discover why Trent Durham-GTA is quickly becoming the campus of choice for top scholars looking for a truly personalized learning experience. We highlight everything you need to know about our Durham campus – from our respected academic programs, including Social Work, Media Studies, Teacher Education Stream, Psychology and the new Law & Arts: Trent/Swansea Dual Degree, our renowned student life experience, and all of the supports and services available to you as a Trent student.

The presentation was followed by an interactive question and answer period.


3 students in white labcoats, smiling at the camera, standing at a table behind a microscope and jarsStarting Your Trent Journey: Next Steps and Everything You Need to Know

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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.

Join us for this webinar to learn more about next steps and how you can prepare for the Trent experience at our Peterborough campus. 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 group of students sitting in their dorm room at Trent University, smiling at the cameraSelf-Selection: Putting your Residence Room Choice in your Hands

Monday, June 26, 2017
6:00 p.m. 

We believe that where you study and live matters, which is why we work hard to help you feel at home at Trent, starting even before you step foot on campus.  Part of starting at Trent is having the exciting responsibility of choosing your room.  Room selection is the process where students log into the Housing Portal at their designated time slot and choose their room from the bed spaces that are available. Join us in this webinar to learn more about the residences, deadlines and how to successfully choose your bed for the 2017-2018 academic year!