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 an International Lounge where you can connect with other students and relax between classes.

Student Services

One of our Student Success Advisers educating students on co-op opportunities available at Lakehead

Lakehead University is committed to helping you achieve your academic goals. As you transition to Lakehead, and throughout your degree, we have a wide range of services in place to help you. 

Our International Advisors are here to give you one-on-one guidance in all the matters specific to you as an international student. In addition to supports offered specifically through our International Centre, Lakehead offers broad supports available across campus.

Learn more about our Student Supports

Student Lounge

Students relaxing in our student lounge playing scrabble and laughing

The International Student Lounge is a hub of activity for students in between classes or on the weekend. Join your friends (and make new ones) in the Lounge over a coffee or for a game of Xbox. Our ongoing special events and movie screenings attract many students throughout the semester.

Hours of Operation 

Lakehead's International Student Lounge hours are limited due to COVID-19.

Monday - Friday: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

NOTE: Lakehead International's Student Lounge is currently limited to study spots.

English Language Centre

One of our English Language Professors and a student during an english language exercise

If you are in one of our English language programs, the English Language Centre is your home base. Your classes are conveniently located in the centre of campus, close to student supports and the International Lounge.

Learn more about our English Language Programs

Explore the International Centre