Trent University is one of the world’s top green universities, securing a place among the Top 100 environmental university campuses worldwide—and the Top 10 in Canada—according to the recently released UI GreenMetric World University Rankings 2017.
“This international ranking confirms Trent’s continued commitment to the environment, and our position as a leading institution in environmental issues,” says Dr. Leo Groarke, president and vice-chancellor of Trent University.
Trent's Symons Campus on the Otonabee River
Ranked as the 73rd greenest campus in the world, and No. 7 in Canada, Trent was recognized for leadership in six categories:
-> setting and infrastructure -> energy and climate change -> waste -> water -> transportation -> education
Trent's Symons Campus along the banks of Otonabee River
Trent ranked No. 30 in the waste management section and No. 22 in the Education section of the rankings.
The GreenMetric rankings, which ranked 619 universities in 76 countries worldwide, is the first and only university rankings in the world that measure each participating university’s commitment in developing an "environmentally friendly" infrastructure.