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Alumni Events and General/Community Events

For a complete list of Trent University Peterborough public events, visit the public calendar.
For a complete listing of the Trent University Durham - GTA public events, visit Durham events.

Quicklinks to upcoming events:

December 7, 2019: Peterborough - Join Trent in the Santa Claus Parade
January 17, 2019: Peterborough -
Enwayaang, an Event about Extraordinary Idea
January 28, 2020: Toronto - 
Life After Trent Club – Canada Life Building
June 1, 2020: Oshawa - Convocation, Trent University Durham Greater Toronto Area
June 9-12, 2020: Peterborough - 
Convocation, Trent University
October 2 - 4, 2020: Peterborough
- Alumni Homecoming & Head of the Trent Regatta
October 3, 2020: 50th Head of the Trent Rowing Regatta Reunion Events
October 3, 2020: Peterborough - 35th Anniversary Study Abroad Reunion Events 
October 2 & 3, 2020: Peterborough - Study Abroad Program Reunion 

Date and Times

Event & Details

Location

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Join Trent University in the Santa Claus Parade

Trent alumni along with friends and family are invited to participate with Trent University in the Peterborough Santa Claus Parade.

For more details or to join in on the fun - please contact Alison Scholl by email at alisonscholl@trentu.ca or by calling (705) 748 - 1011 ext. 6344

Peterborough - parade starts at City Hall and proceeds south down George Street

Friday, January 17, 2020

4:30 p.m.

Enwayaang, An Event about Extraordinary Ideas

Student nominated faculty from various disciplines speak for 10 minutes - no technology - about ideas they are passionate about.

Two panels of engaging, Ted Talks-style faculty panelists in the Nozhem Theatre, separated by a light dinner break in the Gathering Space.

Alumni are welcome to attend. For more information contact melaniebuddle@trentu.ca

First Peoples Performance Space (Nozhem): Enwayaang Building, Room 101

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
5:30 p.m. –
7:00 p.m.

Life After Trent Club – Canada Life Building

Join us for the next Life After Trent Club – casual evening events for alumni that graduated five years ago or less and live or work in the GTA! This one is at the historic Canada Life Building, hosted by Great West Life. Don’t miss this great opportunity to stay connected with Trent, meet other recent alumni, and see a remarkable workplace.

More information and the link to register will be here soon. Stay tuned.

Hugh Baker Room, Great West Life, Canada Life Building, 330 University Ave.

February 2020 - date TBD

Film Screening with James Cullingham, Gzowski College Visiting Fellow

Complete details will be posted here once available. Alumni are welcome to attend!

Peterborough Symons Campus - location TBD

Date: Spring  TBD

British Isles Chapter Dinner - London, England 

Full details of the spring dinner will be posted here and sent out to all alumni when the new date is set.

 

Date: Saturday,
May 2,
2020

Trent University 3rd Annual Alumni Day of Service

Save the date and plan to volunteer, on or around Saturday, May 2, 2020 in the community in which you live or work, in a way that is meaningful to you.

Check out some stories and photos from our 2019 Alumni Day of Service on the Day of Service Website.

Locations all around the globe - everywhere our alumni live they are giving back

Monday, June 1, 2020
2:00 p.m.

Convocation, Trent University Durham Greater Toronto Area

Alumni are always welcome and encouraged to assist with Convocation to help make the day special for the graduating students and their families.

If you are interested in helping, please contact Joanne Sokolowski at joannesokolow@trentu.ca or visit the Volunteer Opportunities page

Tribute Communities Centre, 99 Athol St. East, Oshawa

June 8 – 12, 2020
10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. each day 

Convocation, Trent University

Ceremonies are still held outside the Bata Library in good weather! Alumni are always welcome and encouraged to assist with Convocation to help make the day special for the graduating students and their families.

If you are interested in helping, please contact Joanne Sokolowski at joannesokolow@trentu.ca or visit the Volunteer opportunities page

Symons Campus, Peterborough

Date: Friday to Sunday, October 2-4, 2020

Alumni Homecoming and the 50th Anniversary Head of the Trent Rowing Regatta (HOTR)

This is a special anniversary year for rowing, as the Head of the Trent (HOTR) Regatta celebrates its 50th year! Special celebrations will be held.

Event details will be posted following Homecoming 2019. Save the date and plan to return to Peterborough for this milestone year.

Peterborough Symons Campus

Date: Saturday October 3, 2020

Trent Study Abroad Program 35th Anniversary Reunion

Planning is well underway for the milestone reunion. Reunion events will include a Saturday afternoon reception with networking, followed by dinner with entertainment. Live music by an alumni band!

Watch for details with link to register to be posted here.

Are you interested in joining the planning committee? If so, please email Kate Logan, Study Abroad Program at katelogan@trentu.ca


Peterborough Symons Campus 


Date: Friday to Sunday October 1 - 3, 2021

Alumni Homecoming and Head of the Trent Rowing Regatta (HOTR)

Save the date and plan to return to Peterborough for Alumni Homecoming.

 

Date: Friday to Sunday September 30 - October 2, 2022

Alumni 50th Anniversary Homecoming - 2022

Homecoming turns 50! Planning for this anniversary celebration will begin in 2022. If you have any digital photos of Homecoming over the years that you would like to contribute, email Sue Robinson, Alumni Affairs (srobinson@trentu.ca).  

Peterborough Symons Campus

Date: Saturday, October 4, 2025 

10 Year Reunion for the Class of '15

This is the start of an exciting new tradition for Trent alumni.

Each year during Homecoming, a special reunion event will take place for those alumni who started 10 years earlier. The first event will take place in 2025 for those Trent alumni who started in 2015. At Trent University your alumni year is your start year at Trent.

Are you interested in joining the planning committee? It is being Co-Chaired by Sarah McIsaac '15 and Anna Nason '15. Email alumni@trentu.ca to get involved today!

Peterborough Symons Campus