Student Affairs Weekly Update - September 15th, 2017


The Office of Student Affairs is pleased to launch the first-ever “Student Affairs Weekly Update” – a new way to connect with you about what's trending on campus. These stories will be related to your success and ways Student Affairs can support you in both your academic and personal goals.

Stay tuned to our Weekly Headlines that will go out each Friday during the academic year to find out what’s happening on campus, upcoming events, top stories, tips and tricks.

student central now open

After almost a year of renovations, we are so pleased to bring to you Student Central – your one stop for everything related to your enrolment here at Lakehead. Whether you are a new student arriving to campus for the first time, getting ready to graduate or anything in between, Student Central provides you with a more convenient way to conduct your business and access support in one, central location. Here you will be able to access everything you need - from enrolling at Lakehead through to course registration, financial support, academic advising and so much more.

Come by and check out our new space, and meet the team. You can find us beside the Agora, and across from the Switchboard in the University Centre. You can also visit us online at

important date last day to add courses

Mark Your Calendars! 
Monday, September 18th is the last date for you to register for any FALL OR FULL-YEAR COURSES. Be sure to check your timetable and refer to your program requirements in the Academic Calendar to make sure you are registered in the courses you need to progress in your program. If you need assistance, please visit Student Central to speak with one of our Student Central Professionals. 

Meditation Sessions

Staying healthy as a university student is important! Meditation is a great way to relieve stress. Student Health & Counselling Centre offers meditation sessions four times per week. Join a free meditation session on any of the following dates and times:

  • Mondays: 12:30 pm -1 pm @ Bora Laskin Gym
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 11:45 am - 12:15 pm @ Prettie Residence Building
  • Fridays: 3:45 pm - 4:15 pm @ Prettie Residence Building

All students welcome. No experience necessary, no need to register (just drop in). Sessions are free.

Student Success Conference

The Power of Success in Your #LakeheadAdventure: The Student Success Centre is excited to announce its first ever Student Conference, taking place tomorrow -- Saturday, September 16, 2017! This one day event will run from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Faculty Lounge. The conference is free for all students and will focus on the theme of success in university. Our keynote speaker Chris Glover, Director of Student Affairs, will inspire you during his motivational speech on the power of student success. There will also be activities and workshops that will provide you with tools for university achievement. Lunch is provided. To register for this exciting event, please visit Space is still available -- register today!
For more information, please contact the Student Success Centre at, or 343-8018.

Admissions Open for Professional Programs

Are you thinking about the next step in your education? Are you in your final year of your program? Lakehead continues to be able to support you in meeting your educational and future career goals with some of the following program options. 

Applications to the following programs will open next week for Fall 2018 (September) start:

  • Two-Year Bachelor of Education program: Application Opens September 18, 2017
  • One-Year Honours Bachelor of Social Work program: Application Opens September 19, 2017

For more information about applying and admission requirements visit