One of Canada’s top universities, Trent University was founded on the ideal of interactive learning that is 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. 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 delivers a distinct mix of programming in the Greater Toronto Area.
Trent University is proud of our role as a renowned leader in Indigenous education. For more than 50 years, we have incorporated traditional teachings and perspectives into our curricular and extracurricular programming.
It is just 1 of the ways we think differently and inspire our students to do the same.
Trent University strives to be a home away from home for our Indigenous students. Providing several supports and activities available via the First People’s House of Learning (FPHL).
The FPHL is honoured to offer cultural services to a diverse community of Indigenous learners (First Nations Status, Non-Status, Métis and Inuit). We welcome and encourage everyone to learn more about our supports and resources available.
We respectfully acknowledge that Trent University is on the treaty and traditional territory of the Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg. We offer our gratitude to the First Peoples for their care for, and teachings about, our earth and our relations.
The Ontario Native Education Counselling Association also offers videos that provide virtual tours of postsecondary institutions for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students.