Future Student Events

To help guide you as you research your options for studying at university, join our live events to meet Lakehead representatives, professors and current students. This is your opportunity to learn and ask your questions about admissions, programs, student life, and more. Select your student type from the options below to display events that are best suited to you.

A parent and prospective student touring Lakehead University

In Person Applicant Receptions

Applicant Receptions

We can’t wait to meet you!  Join us in person for an applicant reception at our campuses in Thunder Bay or Orillia.  What you can expect:  An opportunity to meet with faculty from your selected program and chat with staff and current students.  Get important details relating to deadlines, student support services and how to successfully transition to Lakehead.   Join us for an optional campus tour.

Register in advance to receive important updates, day-of schedules and reminders leading up to the event.

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Virtual Applicant Receptions

Virtual Applicant Receptions

Have you applied to Lakehead and are unsure about what comes next? Join us during our Virtual Applicant Receptions as we provide you with information about your next steps, from accepting your offer to applying to residence, upcoming awards and bursaries, registering for courses, and more! Parents and family are welcome!

Wanting to attend in-person? Please register for one of our in-person Applicant Receptions in the evenings of April 12 at the Orillia campus and April 19 at the Thunder Bay location. 

Virtual Applicant Receptions (High School Student)

Are you a future Thunderwolf?

Reserve your spot for our Applicant Reception presentation series providing those applied to Lakehead University with info on your next steps as a future student. Topics we'll cover include:

  • accepting your offer, 
  • residence,
  • financial aid,
  • course registration, 
  • and more.

Our recruitment staff will be leading the presentation and hosting a live Q&A! Parents and family are welcome.

Please note: These webinars are designed for our high school student applicants and those without post-secondary experience.

Virtual Applicant Reception (Transfer Student)

Are you a future Thunderwolf who has previously completed some college or university?

As a college/university transfer applicant to Lakehead University, you're invited to reserve your spot and join us for our upcoming Applicant Reception presentation providing info on the next steps as a future student. Topics we'll cover include accepting your offer, document submission, residence, financial aid, course registration and more.

Our recruitment staff will be leading the presentation and hosting a live Q&A! Parents and family are welcome.

Please note: This webinar is designed for our domestic (Canadian resident) college/university student applicants. We'll be hosting a separate webinar for high school applicants.

Getting Ready for Lakehead Series

Getting ready for Lakehead webinar series

Looking for more information about Lakehead? Unsure about next steps, residence, student awards and financial aid or how to register for courses? Join us for one of our informative webinars where Lakehead experts share key information and open up the floor to your questions.


Residence & Housing

May 2, 2023 - 6:00pm EDT

via Zoom


Family & Supports Info Session

May 16, 2023 - 6:00pm EDT

via Zoom


Course Registration

June 6, 2023 - 6:00pm EDT

via Zoom


Tuition Fees & Payment

June 13, 2023 - 6:00pm EDT

via Zoom


Lakehead Life & Student Success

June 20, 2023 - 6:00pm EDT

via Zoom

Transfer Student Events

Transfer Student Events

Looking to transfer from a college or university? Check out our 2023 Transfer Guide for pathway info and contact us at: transfer.recruit@lakeheadu.ca

Transfer Student Webinar - Monday, Feb 6th @ 6 pm

Have you completed some college or university credits? Looking to turn your diploma into a degree? Join us for our Transfer Student Webinar and learn about admissions, pathway agreements and transfer credit application. Have your questions answered by our advisors during our live Q&A.

Engineering transfer students are encouraged to instead attend a bi-weekly virtual Info Session hosted by our Faculty. Visit: lakeheadu.ca/programs/faculties/engineering/college-transfer-program/college-visits

Please note: this webinar is not suited for the following: Consecutive Education (BEd), 1 year BSW or Graduate Studies applicants. Check our website for additional upcoming webinars.

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Engineering College Transfer Visits

Are you a graduate engineering technologist or an engineering technology student interested in learning more about completing a Bachelor of Engineering degree?

Meet with Lakehead University's Faculty of Engineering at one of our upcoming College Transfer Information Sessions. We are visiting colleges across the country! Click here to see if we are coming to your college. 

For answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) check out our website. 

Apply today! Applications are open and we encourage interested students to apply using the OUAC 105 application. Once you've applied, check your MyInfo and Lakehead email account for status updates and communications. 

Program Showcase

Program Showcase

As you plan for your University career, did you imagine you could connect with faculty even before your first day in class? At Lakehead, we’re anything but typical. Spend Wednesdays this spring, chatting directly with faculty with some of our popular programs and learn how Lakehead can prepare you both academically and professionally to achieve your goals.

Bring your questions and let’s connect you to your program of interest!



March 22, 2023 - 4:00pm EDT

via Zoom



March 29, 2023 - 4:00pm EDT

via Zoom


Interdisciplinary Studies

March 29, 2023 - 7:00pm EDT

via Zoom


Outdoor Recreation Parks and Tourism

April 4, 2023 - 6:00pm EDT

via Zoom



April 5, 2023 - 4:00pm EDT

via Zoom



April 5, 2023 - 6:00pm EDT

via Zoom



April 12, 2023 - 4:00pm EDT

via Zoom

Meet with a Recruitment Advisor

Are you a current domestic high school student? A Canadian resident not currently attending an Ontario University? Looking to switch from an Ontario College or University? Do you have questions about your application or program or how to apply to residence or for scholarships and bursaries? Not sure what your next steps are?

We’re here to help! Book a one-on-one private meeting with a Recruitment Advisor today.
Click below to see the schedule of available appointments.

Students discussing in the campus coffee shop

If you are an International Applicant, please book an appointment with one of our International Recruitment Advisors.

If you are a graduate student, please contact our Graduate Studies department


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Tori White
Sr. Recruitment Coordinator

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Headshot of Taylor Scott-Reimer, Recruitment Officer - College & University Transfer Lead

Taylor Scott-Reimer
Recruitment Officer - College & University Transfer Lead

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Headshot of Abby-Rose Arnold, Recruitment Officer

Abby-Rose Arnold
Recruitment Officer

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Jack Hughes
Recruitment Advisor

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