Information For...

We know that you may have particular information needs. Here you may find some of the answers to your questions:

Information For Aboriginal Students

At Lakehead, we are proud to offer a culturally supportive environment to all Aboriginal students including Status, Non-Status, Inuit, and Métis. We are here to help you achieve success in your academic goals through a variety of support services. As well, we offer a continual welcome to all students, staff, and faculty who wish to learn more about Aboriginal culture, traditions, and teachings.

Information For International Students

Lakehead University welcomes students from all over the world! Our international student body is growing and we want to hear from you. Connect with Lakehead University International to get information on study permits and visas, orientation and events and much more.

Information for Mature Students

Whether you are interested in furthering your education on a full time or part time basis, Lakehead University offers many program options that will allow you to fulfill your educational goals. Our learning options are flexible allowing for online studies and in the classroom during days and evenings.

Returning to studies after being in the workforce or out of school for some time can be filled with emotions. Let us help you through the transition and work with you to achieve your goals in a way that best suits you.

Information for Transfer Students

Turn Your Diploma Into A Degree at Lakehead University! If you are working on completing a college diploma or already finished one, try out your next academic challenge by completing your Lakehead degree.

Opportunities are endless for you at Lakehead University to transform your college experience and earn your university degree. At Lakehead University, we give you the opportunity to obtain a degree once you have received a college diploma. Take what you have learned and experienced to a new level by challenging yourself in a student-centred learning environment where technology and nature are combined.

To learn more about your options, contact  Enrolment Services - Undergraduate Admissions to schedule an appointment with an Admissions Officers.

Information for Parents & Family

As your son or daughter begins to prepare for their academic future, you play a big role. Choosing a university often becomes a decision that the whole family plays a part in. There is a lot of information out there and pinpointing the best choice for your student can be time consuming and overwhelming but also very exciting and definitely worthwhile!

It is important for your son or daughter to choose a university that best suits him or her based on his or her interests, career aspirations, personality and desired student life. At Lakehead University, we want to help you help your son or daughter. 

Over the next few months, a lot will be happening to get your son or daughter prepared for next year. Here's a few tips to help your son or daughter stay on the right track:

  • Come visit us! A campus tour is the best way to see if Lakehead is a place where your son or daughter will fit in and belong. We offer a Campus Tour Bursary as well to help cover the costs.
  • Check our program admission requirements to ensure that the courses he/she is currently enrolled in are the right ones to be considered for admission.
  • Watch out for a visit from one of our recruiters to your student's school and encourage your student to attend the presentation and ask questions (September-December).
  • Take a look through our Viewbook - this is the best source about everything Lakehead!
  • Applications begin. Encourage your son or daughter to apply early. As soon as we receive applications, we begin to assess each student's eligibility.
  • Visit us at an upcoming event happening on campus or a little closer to you.

Information For Teachers & Guidance Counsellors

As a high school guidance counsellor or teacher, students come to you to discuss plans for their post-secondary education. From program selection and university options to assisting with the application process, you are their information source.

Not only do students rely on your expertise but so do we. We rely on you to help us spread the word about the exceptional educational and lifestyle opportunities that exist at Lakehead University. 

Lakehead University continues to grow and evolve. When students and parents visit you for guidance, we want to ensure you have all the latest information about updates, developments and opportunities happening at our two campuses.

Here are some handy links for you to stay up-to-date and current on Lakehead:

Anytime, contact us!