Volunteering in Canada: Pathway to Employment and Community Connections

Event Date: 
Monday, February 21, 2022 - 5:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Jennifer Hay
Event Contact E-mail: 

Have you ever thought about volunteering in Canada? Volunteering can be a pathway to employment and community connections for international students. Join this session to learn more and find out how you can get involved.

"RNIP: Rural Northern Pilot Program"

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 11:00am EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Jennifer Hay
Event Contact E-mail: 

Are you interested in making Thunder Bay your permanent home after graduation?
Join this session to learn more about the RNIP pilot program, which is a pathway
to permanent residency for our graduates.

Employment, labour market information and basic labour laws for international students

Event Date: 
Monday, February 7, 2022 - 5:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Jennifer Hay
Event Contact E-mail: 

Are you interested in working in Canada? Want to learn more about labour laws and understand the job categories and NOC codes? Join this session with our local settlement office (TBMA) to explore employment in Canada.

International Students and Filing Income Taxes

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 11:00am EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Jennifer Hay
Event Contact E-mail: 

Are you interested in filing taxes this year? Join this session to learn more about income taxes in Canada and what international students need to do.

Virtual Variety: 72 Seconds of Fun

Event Date: 
Friday, January 14, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:30am EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Lakehead University International Student Assistant
Event Contact E-mail: 

Hello Everyone, we are back with our fun virtual events. This week we will be hosting 72 seconds of fun. Do you think 72 seconds is enough time to get to know someone and to find things in common? Come join us this Friday to meet new friends and have some fun together!

Virtual Variety: Mix and Mingle

Event Date: 
Friday, January 14, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:30am EST
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 10:30am to 11:30am EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Lakehead University International Student Assistant
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join Thunderwolves, Marteena and Mann for weekly events with engaging activities like fun games, DIY workshops, music, movies, cooking, and more to make your Fridays exciting! You're Invited to join us every Friday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am.

Co-Op Work Permit Workshop

Event Date: 
Monday, January 24, 2022 - 11:00am EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Jennifer Hay
Event Contact E-mail: 

This session is for students completing co-op work terms in summer 2022, and still need to apply for the co-op work permit.

Extend your study permit

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 10:00am EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Jennifer Hay
Event Contact E-mail: 

Is your study permit expiring soon, but do you still have terms to complete next year? You can join this session to learn how to extend your study permit in Canada

Post-Grad Work Permit Workshop

Event Date: 
Friday, January 14, 2022 - 3:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Jennifer Hay
Event Contact E-mail: 

Did you graduate this December? Want to know how to apply for your open work permit, and other next steps? Join us for this session!

Peer Connector Mixer

Event Date: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Lakehead University International Student Services
Event Contact E-mail: 

Are you a NEW student starting in the Winter 2022 term and excited to start your journey at Lakehead University?  We understand that you'll want to learn more about the university and the new community, especially the resources available to international students. We are very excited to see you at our Peer Connect Mixer event, where you will have the opportunity to meet current senior LU students, other new students, learn about Lakehead and new student stuff, and most importantly, have fun and make some new friends

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