Lakehead University welcoming prospective students and supporters to campus for Fall Open House 2022

November 3, 2022 – Thunder Bay and Orillia, Ont.

Lakehead is inviting prospective students to explore its campuses and learn more about the University’s academic programs at the Fall Open House on Saturday, Nov. 5.  

“The Fall Open House will allow prospective students and their families to gain insight into our academic programs in a welcoming environment,” said Lynn Hurrell, Director, Undergraduate Recruitment.

“They will understand how a Lakehead education allows you to thrive and build knowledge and skills that support you for your university years and beyond graduation.” 

Prospective students and applicants will have the opportunity to chat directly with award-winning faculty and current students while visiting the Academics Fair.  

Learn more about Lakehead’s extensive student supports, including everything from student success, career planning, co-op opportunities, health and wellness and accessibility. 

Participate in a campus tour or join Lakehead University for information sessions. Hear more about financial aid and bursaries, student supports and the admissions process, and learn what it takes to transition to Lakehead from current students.

“At Lakehead University, you will quickly discover how our close-knit community, our small class sizes and opportunities for early hands-on learning contribute to your success,” Hurrell said.   

“One hundred percent of our undergraduate students participate in experiential learning during their degree. Our graduates enjoy a 97.7 percent employment rate within two years of graduation, which is higher than the Ontario average.”

The Lakehead University Fall Open House will run from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, Nov. 5.  Learn more and register by visiting







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Lakehead University is a fully comprehensive university with approximately 9,700 full-time equivalent students and over 2,000 faculty and staff at two campuses in Orillia and Thunder Bay, Ontario. Lakehead has nine faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Graduate Studies, Health & Behavioural Sciences, Law, Natural Resources Management, Science & Environmental Studies, and Social Sciences & Humanities. Lakehead University’s achievements have been recognized nationally and internationally, including being ranked, once again, among Canada’s Top 10 primarily undergraduate universities in Maclean’s 2021 University Rankings; as well as included in the top half of Times Higher Education's 2022 World Universities Rankings for the third consecutive year, and the number one university in the world with fewer than 10,000 students in THE’s 2022 Impact Rankings (which assesses institutions against the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals). Visit