Visit Us For March Virtual Open House
March Virtual Open House
Join us at our March Virtual Open House! Monday, March 15 - Wednesday, March 31.
Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday our 60 min sessions run at 3:00 pm, 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm, including opportunities for live Q&A with presenters and participants. Open House will feature a variety of new opportunities to connect with Lakehead!
What to expect at our March Virtual Open House
Faculty & Program Showcases
Choose from different Faculty and Program Showcases. Learn more about a specific program offered at Lakehead - what will you learn while studying, unique 1st year experience, how you can enrich your education and experience as well as what our students are doing after graduation.
Are you curious what a first year lecture will look like for you as a Lakehead University student? Join one of our mock lectures to find out! Please note the topics offered may not be directly related to your program of interest but attending will provide you with a great opportunity to sit in a university class.
Have questions? Want to chat with a group of current students and learn more about their experience? Join us for our student panel and hear directly from current Lakehead students and ask them questions. Did they live in residence? What piece of advice do they have to offer incoming students?
Student Service Supports
Join presentations and hear from professionals from various departments such as, Student Accessibility Services, Residence & Housing and more!
Step 1: Registration Form
Step 2: Choose Your Sessions Here
Learn more about our programs, attend mock lectures, hear from current students and more. Below is a schedule and description of all our March Virtual Open House sessions. Please sign up for any or all of the sessions by following the registrations links!
|Monday, March 15||3:00pm - 4:00pm|| Showcase: |
Faculty of Natural Resources Management
|At Lakehead, we believe Natural Resource Management is about people, science and technology, and applying natural and social sciences to the management of the environment for the benefit of society.|
Join us for a presentation from the Faculty of Natural Resource Management followed by a question and answer period. We can't wait to meet you!
|Monday, March 15||4:30pm - 5:30pm||Presentation:|
The Office of Indigenous Initiatives
|The Office of Indigenous Initiatives assists the Indigenous student population at Lakehead University in achieving student goals by providing a culturally and academically supportive environment.|
Join us for an information session and learn more about all the services available through the Indigenous Student Services Centre
|Monday, March 15||6:00pm - 7:00pm|| Mock Lecture: |
Is Seeing Really Believing? Illusions & The Science of Psychology: Why We Can't Always Trust Our Common Sense!
|Is the science of psychology really just common sense? Be prepared to be stunned with lots of myth-busting, captivating experiments, and some unbelievable illusions that will turn your beliefs about this fascinating area of study upside down!|
|Tuesday, March 16||3:00pm - 4:00pm|| Showcase: |
The Faculty of Engineering
|Interested in Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical or Software Engineering? |
Join our Lakehead Engineering session to learn about the Lakehead Advantage. Earn an Engineering Technology Diploma and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in 4 years. Optional co-op and integrated BEng/MBA also available.
|Tuesday, March 16||4:30pm - 5:30pm|| Mock Lecture: |
Introduction To Wildlife Management
|First lectures often start with definitions.|
Have you thought about how we distinguish 'wildlife' from domestic animals, by definition and by how we manage them?
This lecture will illustrate how our definitions have sometimes caused controversy.
|Tuesday, March 16||6:00pm - 7:00pm|| Political Science Showcase: |
Freedom and the Law: Problems in Democractic Theory
|An Introduction to Lakehead's Political Science and Pre-Law Programs that includes a faculty-led round-table discussion of the tensions within our democratic way of life, and how they relate to the principles of equality, liberty, and political rule.|
|Wednesday, March 17||3:00pm - 4:00pm|| Presentation: |
The Study Abroad Program
|As a Lakehead student, you have the exceptional and unconventional opportunity to study, travel and make friends around the world. Immerse yourself in a new culture, learn more about yourself and expand your global perspective by participating in the study abroad program. |
Join us for a presentation on our Study Abroad Program. We can't wait to meet you!
|Wednesday, March 17||4:30pm - 5:30pm||Presentation:|
|Have questions? Want to chat with a group of current students and learn more about their experience?|
Join us for our student panel and hear directly from current Lakehead students and ask them questions. Did they live in residence? What piece of advice do they have to offer incoming students?
|Monday, March 22||3:00pm - 4:00pm|| Showcase: |
Become a Social Worker - A career that makes a difference!
|From working to develop social policy to providing counselling to individuals and families, social workers are committed to social justice and the well-being of all members of society.|
Join us for our showcase and hear from School of Social Work staff and students about the amazing opportunities available through our Honours Bachelor of Social Work Program!
|Monday, March 22||4:30pm - 5:30pm|| Mock Lecture: |
|Learning styles? Gender differences? Learning disabilities? What’s fact and what’s fiction in educational psychology? This session will discuss what researchers say is true about how people learn and bust some myths that don't actually work. If you’ve ever wondered whether a certain studying trick REALLY works, this is the session for you.|
|Monday, March 22||6:00pm - 7:00pm|| Presentation: |
Residence & Housing
|At Lakehead, we embrace the fact that you cannot go home every weekend. From the people you’ll meet to the laughs you’ll share, living in residence will become a whole new way of life.|
Did you know Lakehead offers guaranteed residence to all high school students? This session will focus on the residence and housing options available on both our campuses.
|Tuesday, March 23||3:00pm - 4:00pm|| Showcase: |
|Criminology involves the study of crime, including victimization, criminality, and criminal justice agents and institutions among other areas.|
Have questions about the Criminology Program? Join us for a presentation followed by a question and answer period. We can't wait to meet you!
|Tuesday, March 23||4:30pm - 5:30pm|| Presentation: |
Introduction to Student Accessibility Services
|Join this fun and interactive session! Hear from Student Accessibility Services to find out about services available to students with a permanent or temporary disability and/or medical conditions.|
|Tuesday, March 23||6:00pm - 7:00pm|| Showcase: |
School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism
|One of a kind in Canada. Lakehead offers you a unique opportunity to study outdoor recreation and leisure pursuits in natural environments with an emphasis on both theoretical and applied perspectives. If you want to work with people in the outdoors, this is the program for you! |
Have questions for the School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism? Join us for a presentation followed by a question and answer period. We can't wait to meet you!
|Wednesday, March 24||3:00pm - 4:00pm|| Showcase: |
Applied Life Sciences Program
|The Applied Life Sciences program focuses on the study of living organisms at the bio-molecular or cellular level, and the human manipulation of molecular biological processes, with hands-on learning. |
Join us for a presentation on Applied Life Sciences followed by a question and answer period. We can't wait to meet you!
|Wednesday, March 24||4:30pm - 5:30pm|| Showcase: |
Computer Science Program
|Computer Science plays a leading role in modern society, shaping our abilities and our future. From streaming music to planning a mission to Mars, the application of computer science offers innovative approaches to new challenges.|
Join us for a presentation about our Computer Science Program followed by a question and answer period. We can't wait to meet you!
|Monday, March 29||3:00pm - 4:00pm|| Showcase: |
Faculty of Education
|Lakehead has a rich history of training future educators. Our approach supports the discovery of your own teaching style while exposing you to real world challenges, which allows you to create inspiring educational experiences.|
Have questions for the Faculty of Education? Join us for a presentation followed by a question and answer period. We can't wait to meet you!
|Monday, March 29||4:30pm - 5:30pm|| Showcase: |
|Psychologists share a desire to make a positive contribution to human welfare through understanding and influencing the thoughts, emotions, and behaviour of individuals. Our Psychology program provides you with the opportunity to explore these topics and the inner workings of the brain.|
Want to find out more about our program? Join us for a presentation followed by a question and answer period. We can't wait to meet you!
|Monday, March 29||6:00pm - 7:00pm||Mock Lecture:|
Treatment Considerations for Patients with Concussion
|In this presentation, a summary of the evidence related to predisposing factors, the mechanisms resulting in concussion, and current treatment approaches will be presented in combination with some of the research being conducted in Dr. Sanzo's research lab and program.|
|Tuesday, March 30||3:00pm - 4:00pm|| Showcase: |
The Faculty of Business Administration
|Whether you have an entrepreneurial spirit, the desire to give back to society, or the drive to become a future CEO, a business education at Lakehead will prepare you to navigate the increasing complexities of the global business environment.|
Join us for a presentation followed by a question and answer period. We can't wait to meet you!
|Tuesday, March 30||4:30pm - 5:30pm|| Showcase: |
The School of Nursing
|The School of Nursing fosters excellence in professional nursing knowledge and research through innovative education, thereby promoting the health of individuals, groups and communities. Lakehead's Nursing program creates a supportive learning environment to help students apply a broad range of concepts that blend science with caring, and technology with humanity when caring for people of all ages, families, communities, and populations. Have questions about our Nursing program?|
Join us for a presentation followed by a question and answer period. We can't wait to meet you!
|Tuesday, March 30||6:00pm - 7:00pm||To be announced - check back soon|
|Wednesday, March 31||3:00pm - 4:00pm|| Showcase: |
School of Kinesiology Information Session
|Do you have questions about kinesiology? Please join us for a brief presentation followed by casual conversation with a few faculty, staff and students. We can't wait to meet you!|
|Wednesday, March 31||4:30pm - 5:30pm|| Showcase: |
|Are you sure you want to go to university, but not sure what you want to study? Interdisciplinary Studies gives you the opportunity to find your passion, without straying off the path to graduation. In the process you'll acquire skills and knowledge to creatively solve some of today's most challenging problems.|
Join us for a presentation to learn how you can join two disciplines together to customize your education based one what interests you, followed by a question and answer period. We can't wait to meet you!