Dr. Scott Henderson

“For over 40 years we’ve been welcoming students to Trent Durham in Oshawa, a location that is close to Toronto, an opportunity to have the Trent experience with small group teaching, academic excellence, development of critical thinking and a strong community feel.”

we're making room for you

Be among the first to live on our growing GTA campus and experience all that Trent Durham has to offer 24/7. Our brand new student residence will be ready for students to move in and start making memories this fall. An added bonus? Residence is guaranteed for all first-year students!

Creative Learning Spaces

One of the best parts of your experience at Trent is the people you will meet along the way. Get the most out of your time at university with group study spaces for students to creatively engage with your peers through group work, case studies and discussion-based learning.

Green Courtyard

Take it outside! Enjoy a central green courtyard the perfect space for the entire community to relax, have a breath of fresh air and have some fun!

John Henry, regional chair and CEO, Region of Durham

“Trent University Durham GTA is embarking on an exciting new chapter of growth and development after a long-standing history of program delivery in Oshawa. The Region of Durham is proud to align with Trent as a contributing partner to the expansion of the campus on Thornton Road, which will support the vision of residents that can live, learn and work in this great region.”

Be Part of the Trent Durham GTA Community

As a vibrant and innovative academic institution, Trent is adding value to the local community in the City of Oshawa and the wider-region of Durham. Our partners are almost as excited as we are about the campus expansion.

Life on Campus

There are many ways to find your circle, make lasting memories and friendship at Trent Durham GTA.

  • Expand your social circle by joining a campus club or group
  • Elevate your resumé by building a strong co-curricular record
  • Drive positive change by becoming a student leader

State-of-the-art academic space

Get ready for a transformative learning experience

New space is on the way including a 100-seat tiered lecture hall and two 64-seat classrooms. Students will have even more room to put theories into practice with dynamic hands-on learning spaces and research facilities.

Next Level dining at trent durham gta

Made from scratch, locally-sourced homestyle meals mixed with international flavours and leading green certifications: the perfect recipe for a second-to-none culinary experience coming soon to Trent Durham. What meal will you choose?


This spring we began writing a new chapter in the history of Trent University Durham GTA.

Trent University Durham GTA Expansion Groundbreaking, May 2019

Here We Grow

Keep up-to-date on our campus expansion. We can’t wait for you to join us and be part of a promising future.