Current International Students

At Lakehead University we encourage our students to strive for balance so that they have a well-rounded and rewarding university experience when it comes to living and learning. Through student services and special events, we are committed to helping you as you make the most of student life, get involved in the community and plan for your future. 

As of January 5 at 12:01 am (EST) all air travellers, 2 years of age and older, arriving from the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, or Macao must show a negative COVID-19 test result, taken no more than 2 days before their departure to the airline in order to board their flight. News release

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We're here to support you throughout your academic journey. Book an appointment with one of our dedicated international student advisors today for assistance on a wide-range of topics.

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As a Lakehead student, you have access to the services of Lakehead University's regulated International Student Immigration Advisor, who is designated through ICCRC (Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council).

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Pre-Arrival & Orientation

Orientation provides you with the opportunity to meet and engage with the International Student Services staff and to ask questions. Learn about international student supports and services that will help you meet your goal of being a successful student at Lakehead.

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Events & Workshops

Explore the exciting events, workshops and opportunties that are designed especially for you as a Lakehead International student

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International Student Centre

The International Centre, located right in the heart of the Thunder Bay campus, is where you will find English-language classes, all your international student services, as well as the International Lounge where you can connect with other students and relax between classes.

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Health Insurance and Student Health & Wellness Support

Student Health is Our Wealth! Lakehead International is committed to helping you achieve your goals during your study here. It is very important to know your health insurance coverage and the health & wellness services available for you.

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Peer Mentor Program

The Peer Mentor Program pairs up first-year international students with upper-year students. Receive peer support and guidance as you adjust to your new hometowns of Orillia or Thunder Bay, to your new university community, and to life in Canada!

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Lakehead Makes Leaders

Lakehead Makes Leaders is an innovative career readiness program offered by Lakehead University International to develop critical soft skills in our students.

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Study Abroad

There are many ways to integrate the global experience into your university education, but none is better than travelling and studying in another country.

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Global Ambassador Program

The Global Ambassador Program is the ultimate opportunity for current students to express their proud voice and the spirit of Lakehead to future students and alumni globally.

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FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions

Explore quick answers to the questions Lakehead International students ask most often.

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