March Break Open House - Orillia Campus

  • Date: March 14, 2018 to March 15, 2018
  • Location: 500 University Ave., Orillia, ON
  • Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Your Adventure Starts Now...Join Us for March Break Open House at Lakehead

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Event Overview:

STARTING POINT: Welcome Center / Cafeteria Building - Lakehead University, 500 University Ave, Orillia  (google map link)

  • Campus Tours daily from 9:00 am - 9:45 am,  11:00 am to 11:45 am. 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm and 3:00 pm3:45 pm (approximately 45 mins in length)

  • Residence Tours daily at 9:45 am, 11:45 am, 2:45 pm and 3:45 pm (15 minutes in length)  *Please note all campus tours end in residence where the residence tour will then start

Program and Academic Fair - Learning Commons

10:00 am to 2:00 pm daily

Chat with current students, faculty members and staff about Lakehead’s academic programs including:

  • Anthropology 
  • Applied Life Sciences 
  • Business
  • Criminology
  • Education 
  • English
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Geography
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Political Science
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Lakehead - Georgian Partnership

Are you an Education Student?

In addition to chatting with faculty and current students at the program table as part of the Program and Academic Fair, jump aboard the bus and travel downtown to our Heritage Place campus – home of the Faculty of Education's Professional Program.  Tour the facilities and see where you'll learn about teaching children from Kindergarten to Grade 6. Leaving from Simcoe Hall at 2:15 pm daily.

Wednesday, March 14 @ 2:15 pmThursday, March 15 @ 2:15 pm

Mock/Sample University Lecture

(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)
Wednesday, March 14 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am
University Lecture - PsychologyThe World of PsychopathsJoin Dr. Visser as she takes you into the world of psychopaths. Learn a little bit about what makes these individuals dangerous while exploring psychology with a twist of criminality.
Wednesday, March 14 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pmUniversity Lecture - Literacy/EducationMedia LiteracyJoin our Literacy/Education professor, Meridith Lovell-Johnston, as we explore the media literacy curriculum through Disney (or other) fairy-tale movie posters. Analyze how we view and compare these and finally create a movie poster for a book of your choice.
Thursday, March 15 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pmUniversity Lecture  - Science

The Twisted History of the Discovery of DNA       

Who were the scientists behind the greatest discovery in the history of genetics? Join Dr David Law to find out how their knowledge of physics, chemistry and biology came together to solve the structure of this complex and fascinating molecule.
Thursday, March 14 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pmUniversity Lecture - AnthropologyAncient Technology: A Few Million Years of Stone Tools
Is there anything more mute than a stone? Perhaps not, but tools made of stone are the oldest examples of cultural behaviour and they do tell a story. Join our archaeologist, Dr Tim Kaiser, as he unravels a distant past with a selection of prehistoric artifacts.

Student Support Services Panel and Q&A:

Wednesday, March 14 - 11:30 am

Thursday, March 15 - 1:00 pm

Learn more about the ways we support our students and services available on campus through our Student Support and Services Panel and Q&A Session.  Topics covered may include -

    • Student Accessibility Services 
    • Academic Advising / Student Awards & Financial Aid 
    • Student Success Centre 
    • Aboriginal Initiatives 
    • Athletics and Campus Recreation -
    • Health and Wellness 
    • International

For more details, contact:

For more details, contact:
Tori White
Tel: (705) 330-4008, ext. 2160