Photo by Tori Silvera Gustavo Esteva is a scholar who writes and teaches in a de-institutionalised framework in Oaxaca, Mexico at the Universidad de la Tierra. This community-based university allows students without any formal education to learn in any trade...
Significant staffing cuts have been implemented this year at Trent by the university’s contracted foodservice provider Aramark Canada. According to sources within the company, the number of working hours that have been cut totals approximately 240 per week, a...
A student driven movement to build new greenhouses on Symons Campus has been gaining significant momentum within the university community over the past several weeks. The Facebook group for “Greenhousing Trent’s Campus” was created on December 29, just before...
Community consultation on the Trent Lands plan began last week with the university, aided by Toronto consulting firm The Planning Partnership, hosting a community workshop on Tuesday, November 27 at the Holiday Inn in downtown Peterborough. The workshop was...
Trent University has announced that it will be holding a community workshop on Tuesday, November 27 to begin the process of creating a Trent Lands Plan to guide the future development of the University’s 226 hectares of endowment lands....
The process to replace Trent University’s food service contract is gathering steam; however, the administration is continuing to examine the possibility of granting Aramark Canada a one year contract extension, while it continues to mull over potential food service...
The Trent Central Student Association (TCSA) held its fall election speeches on Wednesday, October 10 in the Hobbs Memorial Library at Sadleir House. Each year, the student union holds elections during the month of October to fill any board...
Details are coming to light about the Trent Central Student Association’s decision last spring to eliminate the executive position of Vice-President of Finance. At the union’s September 23 board meeting, the first scheduled meeting of this academic year, documents...
Last week, student leaders and faculty members sounded off against the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities’ (TCU) handling of the recent Strategic Mandate Agreement process. The Strategic Mandate Agreement (SMA) process was a province wide initiative introduced this summer...
Students who have OSAP loans can now apply for a six month grace period extension if they are working in the not-for-profit sector. With OSAP, students have six months after graduation before they have to start paying back their loans,...