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The university is represented in Canadian Interuniversity Sport by the Trent Excalibur.
Each college has its own residence hall, dining room, and student government.
It is named after the early 17th century explorer Samuel de Champlain, who explored the Otonabee area in 1615 and founded Quebec City in 1608 and whose sword is featured in the Trent crest.
It originally served as an all-male residence, along with Peter Robinson College.
The Symons campus plan and the original college buildings, including Champlain College, Lady Eaton College, Bata Library and the Faryon bridge which spans the Otonabee, were designed by Canadian architect Ron Thom.
Close to 7,800 undergraduate students and nearly 500 graduate students are enrolled at the Peterborough campus while Trent University Durham GTA serves over 1,200 full and part-time students at the campus on Thornton Road in Oshawa.