Prospective students can learn more at Lakehead’s Future Forward March Break open house

March 10, 2023 – Thunder Bay and Orillia, Ont. 

Lakehead University is inviting prospective students to be ‘Future Forward’ this March Break by attending its two-day open house where they will have the opportunity to explore, first-hand, everything about the University experience. 

From March 14 to 15, Lakehead will feature its exceptional faculties and two beautiful campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia. 

“We’re excited to open our campus doors to prospective and future Thunderwolves this March Break,” said Meredith Warner, Interim Director of Undergraduate Recruitment. 

“Open House participants will be able to join a campus tour, meet with faculty members and current students, and participate in in-person learning and exploration opportunities in our classrooms, labs, and more. There is also an opportunity to accept your offer of admission to Lakehead on the spot,” Warner said. 

Prospective students will also hear from Lakehead University staff about financial supports and bursaries, academic support services, residence, co-op experiences, and more. 

Future Forward to Lakehead will offer a personal, on-campus experience for applicants and prospective students.  

Students can experience a university lecture and get a feel for what to expect by seeing how learning happens in classrooms and labs.  

Drop-in lecture times and dates to each campus event are on the website registration page. Each day will feature immersive and interactive experiences that can be personalized upon registration. 

Future Thunderwolves have an additional opportunity to accept their offer on the spot. Applicants will need to present their OUAC login information to participate and will receive a congratulatory package from Lakehead University. 

Registration is required. Register now 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 in the top half of Times Higher Education's 2023 World Universities Rankings for the fourth 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