Business General 

What is FastStart@Trent ?

  What is FastStart @ Trent? FastStart is an entrepreneurial training partnership aimed at university and college students. FastStart is designed to increase entrepreneurship skills and awareness and help students create solid business plans that take their products and services to market – quickly and successfully. FastStart’s partners include four academic institutions and two community entrepreneurship groups:Trent University/Trent University Durham, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Durham College, Fleming College, Spark Centre, and the Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster. FastStart is available to students at the four academic institutions in all fields of study. The partnership…

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General News 

Applications to Trent University up by 17.4%

Applications to Trent University up by 17.4% among Secondary School Students Trent University led the province for percentage increase to applications for the second year in a row with a 17.4 per cent increase in applications from secondary school students against a system-wide increase of 2.4 per cent according to figures from the Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC). In addition to the increase in interest from high school students, Trent saw a year-over-year increase in applications of 18.6 per cent from first-year non-secondary students. As of the application deadline, interest…

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Events General 

2016 North American Envirothon is Coming to Trent

Over 500 future environmental leaders from across North America will travel to Peterborough and be welcomed to Trent University this summer from July 24 to July 29, 2016 for the 2016 North American Envirothon (NAE), a unique educational program that takes students beyond the classroom to learn about natural ecosystems first-hand and build their skills as green leaders. The NAE is the culmination of more than 50 state and provincial Envirothon programs in which students learn about the workings of our natural ecosystems and apply their skills and knowledge in…

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General News 

Transitioning Trent’s Bata Library into modern learning hub

Architecture and design firm Perkins + Will has been selected to transition Trent’s Bata Library into modern learning hub at heart of Trent University’s Symons campus in Peterborough, Ontario. The mandate includes overseeing the creation of new collaborative study spaces and innovative services in the iconic library, originally designed by Ron Thom. “This is an important step in the transformation of the Bata Library into a modern, people-centred learning hub – a library of the future,” said Robert Clarke, University Librarian. “The space plan that Perkins + Will produces will help…

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Events Sports 

2015 Head of the Trent Weekend – Oct. 2-4

Friday, October 2 – Sunday, October 4, 2015 Trent University celebrates the 45th Annual Head of the Trent Regatta. The Head of the Trent is North America’s largest single-day head-race regatta. More than 1,200 athletes from over 50 universities and rowing clubs participate in the 5 km race on the Otonabee River. Visit headofthetrent.ca for up-to-date race schedules, participating teams, rules and the course map. Wear your green and cheer on the Trent Excalibur varsity and varsity alumni as they take on the competition. More details at http://hotr.ca/ or at http://www.trentu.ca/hott/ Regatta: @rowhotr…

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