Your Traill to Law Starts Here
#DiscoverTrentU: Ontario's #1 Undergraduate University
One of Canada's top universities, Trent University was founded on the ideal of interactive learning that's personal, purposeful and transformative. Consistently recognized nationally for leadership in teaching, research and student satisfaction, Trent attracts excellent students from across the country and around the world.
In a learning environment that builds life-long passion for inclusion, leadership and social change, Trent's students, alumni, faculty and staff are engaged global citizens who are catalysts in developing sustainable solutions to complex issues.
- Trent is the #1 undergraduate university in Ontario, a position we have proudly held for seven years
- #1 in Canada for scholarships and bursaries - no other university invests more in our students
- A world leader: we are among the top 3.4% of universities worldwide
- Our grads get jobs: 95% of our graduates are employed within two years of graduation
Law @ Trent
The Law & Arts / Law & Business Dual Degree program is offered at both our Peterborough campus and our Durham campus in the GTA. Trent's Peterborough campus boasts award-winning architecture in a breathtaking natural setting on the banks of the Otonabee River, just 90 minutes from downtown Toronto, while Trent University Durham Greater Toronto Area offers a close-knit campus community with a distinct urban vibe.
Peterborough's Traill College: Our Heart Beats Law
In Peterborough, all law dual degree students call Traill College, Trent's only downtown college, home. More than just classrooms and residence spaces for law students, the Traill experience brings the study of law to life. Here, every moment of every day (weekends and evenings too!), your home at Traill offers something for you to get involved in.
Like law itself, Traill College is a space based on and steeped in tradition and scholarship. It’s also a place where a future of endless possibilities begins.
We invite you to be part of this special community of scholars.Join the Traill Law community, create your own legacy and leave your mark on the world.
Your Law Living and Learning Community
"Like law itself, Traill College is based on an appreciation of tradition, scholarship and the possibilities that the future can offer. As a student of the Trent-Swansea Dual Degree Program, you become part of the legacy of Traill College in a supportive community that allows you to make your own mark."
Michael Eamon, Ph.D., principal, Catharine Parr Traill College
At the heart of Traill College (and Trent) is a community of scholars who believe in the power of education – the power to make each of us better individually and the power to come together to make the world a better place.
Every aspect of the Traill experience is designed to bring us together. Here, conversations lead to real dialogue.
From historic common rooms and the college café, where faculty and students meet to discuss the issues of the day, to the college library equipped with a dedicated collection of law resources, spaces abound at Traill that enhance your formallearning outside of the classroom.
Traill is a place to find your voice. Join an intimate dinner with local lawyers in the Senior Common Room of 135-year-old Scott House after a talk on constitutional law by a judge at the esteemed Bagnani Hall.
Traill is a place of belonging. Debate the merits of your latest seminar with friends at The Trend, the College café. Established in 1968, The Trend is the at the centre of the College’s social life. Its cozy atmosphere creates a hub where new and upper-year students can get together, have lively discussions, eat, or just have fun. Ready to relax? You’re on the doorstep of the City’s entertainment district where even more great cafés and restaurants abound.
Traill is the place to be for students serious about their education and dedicated to social justice. Quite simply, there is no better place to start your Trent journey in law.
DON’T JUST TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT… JUDGE FOR YOURSELF.
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Durham GTA: Study Law on the Doorstep of Canada's Largest City
Our Durham GTA campus, located in Oshawa within the thriving Greater Toronto Area, offers a truly transformational university experience. As part of a vibrant community of scholars, Trent Durham students benefit from small classes (we have one of the best faculty to student ratios) and a personalized, teaching-focused learning environment. Trent Durham is also known for renowned academic programs across the humanities and social sciences, including the Law Dual Degree, all with an emphasis on hands-on experience and career-ready skills.
Interested in the Law Dual Degree program at our Trent Durham GTA campus? Find out more here.