Trinity College
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Tuition: $10,460.00  Students: 2,000
6 Hoskin Avenue
Toronto, ON      M5S 1H8

Trinity College

The University of Trinity College, once called Trinity College, was established in 1851 by the legislature of the Province of Canada. Today, it is considered to be one of the most prestigious of University of Toronto’s seven federated colleges, with around 1,700 undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts and Science Department and around 140 students in the Faculty of Divinity, the oldest Anglican theological school in Canada. Its motto is: Met’agona stephanos (After the conquest, the crown). ... continued below

About Trinity College

Campus: Facilities, Residence and Location

The construction of Body house and Cosgrave house in the 1950’s has formed a quadrangle that has remained a hub for students in the fall and academic sessions. In 2007, it was renovated, with added new designs of flagstone paths and Greek letter Chi. Other major landmarks of the campus include the Trinity Chapel, built in the Gothic architectural style; Back Field, bordered on the northern part by the Varsity Stadium and the by the Philosopher’s Walk on the western part; Junior Common Room, which is used by many student organizations; Strachan Hall, which is the central dining hall for students who live in the building; and St. Hilda’s College, another resident building offered by the College.

Student Services and Student Life

The Student Services offered by the Trinity College include: (Registrar's Office - Academic, Financial and Personal Advising, Student Accounts and Fees, Academic Dons, Peer Counsellors, Library, Math Aid Centre, Writing Centre, Chaplaincy, Computing Services, Food Services, Lockers, Non - Resident Meal Ticket). Students can also avail of the University of Toronto’s services: (ROSI, Faculty of Arts and Science, Student Life Programs and Services, Accessibility Services for Students with a Disability, Career Centre, Counselling and Learning Skills, Family Care Office, First Nations House, Health Service, International Student Centre, Psychiatric Service, Student Housing Service, Writing at U of T, Hart House, and TCard Office)

The University of Toronto Students' Union, which was formerly called the Students' Administrative Council, is the main representative of the students of Trinity College. Students who are a part of this organization are automatically members of the the Health and Dental Insurance Plan of the UTSU. In addition, they also will receive dental insurance and medical coverage. Each plan will cover for a year, beginning on September 1 and ending on August 31 of the year.

Students can also join other clubs available in the campus. Some of them include: Atlantic Council of Canada at Trinity College (ACCTC), The Comicbook Club International Relations Society, The Jane Austen Society Journalists for Human Rights (U of T Chapter), The Periphery Piano Players Club, Proster's Society, Rainbow Trinity, The Salterrae, Trinity College Literary Institute (TCLI or "The Lit"), Trinity College Tae-Kwon-Do Club, Trinity College Volunteer Society (TCVS), Trinity College West Wing Appreciation Society, Trinity Environment Club (TEC), Trinity Master Debaters, Trinity Review, St. Hilda's Athletic Association (SHAA), Stephanos, Students Against Apathy, and Students for International Development (SID).

Students who want more extracurricular activities have a lot of options. Whether it be the The Trinity College Chapel Choir, which is under the direction of John Tuttle; the Solid Gold Dancers who entertain twice a year; Salterrae, the College newspaper; an International Relations Society; a variety of pubs, parties and formals; a film club; a bi-annual review of poetry, prose, art and photography; twenty intramural sports teams, including the famous Smashers (women's) touch football squad; or even an environmental committee, students are assured that there is a group that will fit their interests and skills at all times.

Academic Programs

Trinity has two academic faculties, the Faculty of Divinity and the Faculty of Arts. It also has the International Relations, which is the main focal point in post-graduate research.

Notable Accomplishments

The College has maintained the highest proportion of students who have graduated with “Distinction” or “High Distinction.” Most of its graduates have taken professional or graduate degrees, and the college has contributed 35 Rhodes Scholars.

Toronto Information

Toronto is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario. With over 2.5 million residents, it is the fifth-most populous municipality in North America, and the 46th most populous in the world. As Canada's economic capital, Toronto is considered one of the top financial cities in the world.

Toronto's climate is moderate for Canada due to its southerly location within the country and its proximity to Lake Ontario. It has a humid continental climate, with warm, humid summers and generally cold winters, although fairly mild by Canadian and many northern continental U.S. standards. The city experiences four distinct seasons with considerable variance in day to day temperature, particularly during the colder weather season.

Toronto is a major scene for theatre and other performing arts, with more than fifty ballet and dance companies, six opera companies, and two symphony orchestras. The city is home to the National Ballet of Canada, the Canadian Opera Company, and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Notable performance venues include the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Roy Thomson Hall, the Princess of Wales Theatre, the Royal Alexandra Theatre, Massey Hall, the Toronto Centre for the Arts, the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres and the Hummingbird Centre.


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