Discover Lakehead

University can be about getting a world-class education while having the experience of a lifetime.

At Lakehead University, expand your horizon and start your journey at a university that is far from ordinary. With two campus locations in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Ontario, we offer you a personal campus experience where you can truly realize your potential. Over 8,500 students study from our comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs, alongside acclaimed faculty that truly care about your academic growth and success.

From the moment you step onto our campuses, you will discover this is no ordinary university experience. With smaller class sizes, you will thrive in our learning environments where you will know your professors and be fully engaged. From opportunities to get involved in undergraduate research, starting as early as 1st year, to taking advantage of the natural laboratory on our doorstep, you will quickly understand why students from all around the world chose to study at Lakehead University.

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Why Lakehead

Students Celebrating post Convocation at the Orillia Campus

Campus Highlights

Students studying on campus on a warm sunny day, outdoors in the field

Student Life

Students walking on Thunder Bay Campus, beneath lush pink apple blossoms

Upcoming Events

Fireworks at Lake Tamblyn