Message from the Principal

Lakehead Orillia Principal Dean Jobin-Bevans stands outside the campuses main entranceWelcome to Lakehead University Orillia, where you will experience a friendly, welcoming community.

At Lakehead Orillia you will have direct access to dynamic faculty engaged in teaching and research in 15 full degree programs (Anthropology, Applied Life Sciences, Business, Criminology, Education, English, Environmental Sustainability, Geography, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Media Studies, Political Science, Social Work, and Sociology). Our innovative programming makes Lakehead Orillia one of the greatest places to learn in the country!

Additionally, we offer many continuing education and certificate learning opportunities through the Office of Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning.

Through our Lakehead University-Georgian College Partnership, we currently offer four degree-diploma programs; Environmental Sustainability with a Specialization in Ecosystem Management, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Life Sciences. 

Here at Lakehead Orillia, our goal is to encourage our students to think critically while taking risks as they look towards a future in the working world.

As a growing campus, we look forward to continuing to cultivate our collaborative relationships with our communities and community partners in the City of Orillia, Simcoe County, and beyond.

With warm regards,
Dr. W. Dean Jobin-Bevans