Trent University - Durham Greater Toronto Area



Trent University Durham, located within the thriving Greater Toronto Area in Oshawa, offers a truly transformational university experience ideal for those who prefer a more urban setting. 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 GTA is also known for renowned academic programs across the humanities and social sciences, all with an emphasis on hands-on experience and career-ready skills.

Areas of Expertise

Trent University Durham students can pursue Bachelor of Arts, Science, and Business Administration degrees full- or part-time in these areas: Anthropology, Business Administration, Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management, Postgraduate Certificate in Marketing and Entrepreneurship, Child and Youth Studies, Communications, Computing Systems, Criminology, English Literature, Gender & Equity Studies, History, Law & Arts / Law & Business, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Media Studies, Philosophy, Policing & Community Well-being, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, and in Teacher Education Stream.

On Campus Housing

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Co-ed:200 bedsLowest: $11,315Highest: $12,475

Continuing in the long-standing Trent tradition of collegiate communities, residence at Trent Durham GTA fully integrates both living and learning spaces, creating a transformational environment for students, faculty and staff to connect and learn from one another.

In our new building, 200 on-campus residence spaces (with all of the amenities) are housed under the same roof as state-of-the-art academic spaces, including modern lecture halls and classrooms. Go from waking up in your new modern room with a view of Lake Ontario to attending a riveting lecture with your favourite prof, all in minutes. This is just one of the many advantages to living and learning at Trent.

Incoming Students

There are a number of programs which provides students with an opportunity to learn more about their campus, the services and resources available to them, and provide an opportunity to meet students leaders and other new students. Some of the available services include, Academic Advising, Student Accessibility Services, and more!

Career Planning

Trying to decide on a career path that's right for you? Career Services can assist you with the career planning process. You will have the chance to learn more about opportunities that are available with regard to experiential learning, future education, and job ideas.


Trent University Durham GTA organizes a free intramural program. All levels of athletic experience welcome! Sports include Volleyball, Field Soccer, Basketball, and Flag Football.


The Trent Durham Student Association (TDSA) provides students with a managed club system where students can either join an existing club or create a new club.

Special Services

Durham Student Accessibility Services (SAS) offers individualized accommodation planning, referrals to on and off-campus services and supports, skill development in self-advocacy to promote autonomy and independence, support related to one's disability and disclosure, and consultation to students, faculty and staff on disability, accessibility and accommodation matters.

Affiliated Institutions

Durham College (Journalism and Creative Writing).

Campus Tour

The Trent Durham-GTA campus is open for on-campus or virtual tours.
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Peer Mentoring is students helping students transition into academic and social life at Trent University Durham GTA. There is also a pen pal program.

Modified on September 05, 2023