International Students

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Congratulations and thank you for choosing Lakehead University. We know you are going to have a great study experience with us. Our required International Orientation will be held on Wednesday August 30th 2017. You have all been emailed a Welcome Package and your Orientation Agenda that provides you with arrival details, next steps and important dates.
To register for orientation, please click here:
If you have any questions or concerns, or if you require any information re sent, please email Sara Melvin at

We look forward to seeing you all on campus soon!!

Hello, and welcome to Lakehead University!

Studying at Lakehead University is an exciting and rewarding opportunity. We aim to provide a transformative university experience that is far from ordinary. Lakehead is operated out of two campuses, and has many high-quality programs offered in a friendly environment with small class sizes. We believe our university is truly one-of-a-kind. 

As an international student, you may have questions about the University and student life. Here at Lakehead International, we provide many services to assist your transition, and are committed to making your time here the best it can possibly be. The team at Lakehead International is available to answer any questions about admissions, advising, credit transfer, registration, and any other support you may need along the way.   

Read through our step-by-step student guide to get started. We hope to see you at Lakehead soon!

Getting Started

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Orientation & Events

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Contact Us & Faq

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Study Abroad

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