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History
Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, opened the doors to its first students in September 1964 with a 1,500 acre campus spanning the Otonabee River. In 1974, Trent University expanded to offer courses in Oshawa, Ontario. Over 36 years later, the Oshawa Campus resides in its new permanent facility on Thornton Road and offers full degree programs.

Special Characteristics
Trent University is committed to building an inclusive intellectual and social community that values the collaborative participation and knowledge of every member of the university. This commitment to the principles of liberal arts and sciences education means that we stress the development of the critical thinking and analytical skills required for today’s global workforce. Trent University’s reliance on hands‑on teaching methods and small‑group learning provides an environment where individual students are at the heart of the learning enterprise, and where experience goes hand‑in‑hand with classroom learning. Our community of learning is cultivated architecturally and through the co‑curricular programming of a College System: all of our students are members in a college where they will find a rich and varied intellectual, cultural, social and recreational life.