Choose Lakehead

Be empowered as you plan your educational journey. There is value in pursuing a career at Lakehead, and we're here to help with the barriers that may influence your decisions.

Get to know what our current students have faced and overcome to pursue their academic dreams. Hear their conversations about accessing financial supports, accessible student supports, accessibility to residence, and career outcomes to help your transition to university.

Access to Scholarships & Bursaries

Access to scholarships and bursaries took away the stress

Lakehead University provides over $11 million annually to students in the form of scholarships, bursaries & awards. You have options when it comes to paying your post-secondary costs.

Our Entrance Scholarships recognize the hard work and effort our future students put into their studies, prior to enrolling at Lakehead. That is why we offer one of the leading scholarship programs for future students in the country.

Take a closer look at the various entrance Scholarships & Awards available to you as a new student to Lakehead - be sure to check out the criteria and any applications and deadline dates.

Explore Scholarships & Bursaries

Student Supports

There are many cultural initiatives and student supports

Our supportive student-centered philosophy gives you the highest potential for success. You matter to us and we are here to help you from your first days as a new student right through to graduation.

We believe in our students and your success. That is why we have a wealth of services and supports available for you during your transition to Lakehead and all throughout your time studying at Lakehead. The services and supports we offer you range from academic in nature to personal, social and health-related. Here is a list of some of the ways in which we are committed to helping you:

  • Academic Advising
  • Health and Wellness
  • Career Advising & Planning
  • Job Preparation & Opportunities
  • Indigenous Cultural & Support Services
  • And so much more!
Take a Look at Student Supports

Access to Residence

Staying in residency makes life easy

At Lakehead, we embrace the fact that you cannot go home every weekend. From the people you meet to the laughs you'll share, living in residence will become a whole new way of life.

We strive to provide students with a clean and safe home, where academic success and personal growth are promoted. It is our goal to provide a community and environment that is rich and diverse. Lakehead University Residence provides a wide range of opportunities that are social, educational and recreational. If you want a comprehensive experience as well as to expand your horizons, this is the place for you!

Check Out Residence and Housing

Career Outcomes

Lakehead has prepared me for finding employment

97.7% of Lakehead University graduates are employed in their field within 2 years of graduation, above the Ontario average. Small class sizes, hands-on learning and dedicated faculty and staff, help you gain the experience and skills to be career-ready.

Employment is often a serious concern students experience throughout and following their studies. Lakehead University provides students with ongoing support to assist with career direction, finding employment, documenting student experience on resumes, coaching and connecting students with future employers.

Career Development Opportunities