News & Stories

Jan
23
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University researchers are receiving more than $140,000 in SSHRC Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation – Connection Grants for important studies that will have a profound impact on the relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.
Jan
17
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Today, the Province announced that Ontario’s universities’ and colleges’ tuition fees will decrease by 10% for the 2019-2020 academic year, and will be frozen for the following year. While this will present challenges for northern universities, we support decisions that increase access to post-secondary education for students.
Jan
15
(Orillia) Are you an aspiring author who wants to learn about the creative writing process? Then Lakehead University Orillia’s upcoming The Writer’s Way: The World Needs Your Stories workshop is designed for you.
Jan
15
(Orillia) Lakehead University’s Ontario Master Naturalist Program is offering three winter workshops at the Orillia campus that will make participants appreciate nature in new, exciting ways.
Jan
10
(Orillia) Lakehead University Orillia has phased out the sale of bottled water on campus. As the winter semester begins, single-use bottled water will no longer be available in the cafeteria, kiosk or vending machines on campus.
Dec
6
(Orillia) The theme of Lakehead University’s 2018 Report to the Community was Engage. Explore. Excel. and featured a talk-show style presentation hosted by Lakehead Orillia Principal, Dr. Dean Jobin-Bevans, and interviews with some of the exceptional people who helped make the last year a special one.
Dec
3
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) On Giving Tuesday (November 27), Lakehead University’s alumni and friends invested a record $63,001.10 to support the University’s students. Since first participating in 2016, Lakehead University’s Giving Tuesday initiatives have generated $162,215.10 for student financial aid.
Nov
30
(Thunder Bay) The grand opening of Lakehead University’s new Centre for Advanced Studies in Engineering and Sciences (CASES) on Friday, Nov. 30 was a prelude to the exciting moments that will occur in the new state-of the art facility for many years to come.
Nov
28
(Orillia) Lakehead University Orillia is proud to announce a special screening of the Canadian feature film, Sgaawaay K’uuna (Edge of the Knife), on Monday, December 3 at 4 p.m.
Nov
28
(Thunder Bay) The theme of Lakehead University’s 2017/2018 Report to the Community was Engage. Explore. Excel.
Nov
23
(Thunder Bay) High school students and those interested in learning more about postsecondary education should attend Lakehead University’s open house on Tuesday, Dec. 4.
Nov
20
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University will participate in Giving Tuesday on Tuesday, Nov. 27 – and it could be even bigger than last year
Nov
16
(Orillia) Parents and guardians of future Lakehead University students are invited to meet staff and advisors at the Parent Information Night at the Orillia campus on Tuesday, November 20.
Nov
12
(Orillia) The Research Centre for Sustainable Communities (RCSC) at Lakehead University Orillia is offering two lectures in November as part of its 2018/2019 Speaker Series.
Nov
6
(Thunder Bay) Northwestern Ontario’s top researchers and innovative, job-creating businesses and entrepreneurs will benefit from state-of-the-art equipment and technology at Lakehead University’s new Centre for Advanced Studies in Engineering and Sciences (CASES) thanks to a Government of Canada investment of $1 million.
Nov
5
(Orillia) Lakehead University Orillia is offering an opportunity for the campus and community to talk about suicide through safeTALK workshop on November 19.
Oct
31
(Orillia) Future students, their parents, and friends will have the chance to experience Lakehead University first-hand at Preview Day Open House on Saturday, November 3. See for yourself why Lakehead is among Canada's top 10 undergraduate universities according to Maclean's 2019 Universities Rankings, and Research Infosource’s undergraduate research university of the year for the fourth consecutive year.
Oct
25
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) For the fourth consecutive year, Research Infosource has named Lakehead Canada’s Research University of the Year in the undergraduate university category.
Oct
15
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University researchers are receiving more than $1.6 million from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) in support of 14 faculty research projects and four graduate student awards.
Oct
12
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Maclean’s 2019 University Rankings have once again included Lakehead University among the country’s Top 10 primarily undergraduate universities.