Pathways to PR

Event Date: 
Tuesday, July 23, 2024 - 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Zoom/Online

Many students want to stay in Canada after graduation and apply for Permanent Residency (PR). There are a few options for students who graduate from Lakehead. Join this session for an overview of both the federal and provincial programs for PR.

Working in Canada

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 20, 2024 - 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Zoom/Online

Are you a new international student to Canada and have questions about working while you study? Is this the first time you have worked abroad? There are important things for you to know when searching for employment, as well as regulations as a worker in Canada. Please join this session to find out more details on working while you study.

Drop-In Advising - All International Students Welcome

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Wednesday, May 8, 2024 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Wednesday, May 15, 2024 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Wednesday, June 5, 2024 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Wednesday, June 19, 2024 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Wednesday, June 26, 2024 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Wednesday, July 3, 2024 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Wednesday, July 17, 2024 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Wednesday, July 24, 2024 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Wednesday, July 31, 2024 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Wednesday, August 7, 2024 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Wednesday, August 14, 2024 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Wednesday, August 21, 2024 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Wednesday, August 28, 2024 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
In person/zoom
Event Contact Name: 
International Immigration Advisors
Event Contact E-mail: 

Do you have a quick question or need help, and cannot wait for an appointment? Join the weekly drop in sessions on Wednesday afternoon to speak to any of your International Student Advisors. This session is offered in person and on zoom (first come, first served)

Camping 101

Event Date: 
Friday, June 7, 2024 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Lake Tamblyn Firepit
Event Contact Name: 
International Student Advisors
Event Contact E-mail: 

Rescheduled to Friday, June 7th due to weather.

Experience the thrill of camping in Northern Ontario! Join us for an adventurous outing where you'll learn campfire essentials, cook lunch over an open fire, and enjoy special bonfire S'mores. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with nature and create lasting memories!

If you had previously registered, please re-register if you can join us for the rescheduled date: Friday, June 7 at 12 pm

Button Badge Making

Event Date: 
Friday, May 24, 2024 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
International Student Lounge
Event Contact Name: 
International Student Assistant
Event Contact E-mail: 

Get creative with us at our Button Badge Making event! 🎨 Design and make your own custom buttons to add a personal touch to your style. 🌟 Whether you're into quirky slogans, cool patterns, or showcasing your favorite fandom, the possibilities are endless! Perfect for expressing yourself or gifting to friends. See you there!

Spring Tea Indoor Picnic

Event Date: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2024 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
International Student Lounge
Event Contact Name: 
International Student Assistant
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join us for a whimsical Spring Tea Indoor Picnic! 🌸✨ Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Alice in Wonderland as we screen the movie in the background. Indulge in delightful tea blends, savoury treats, and sweet delights in a cozy indoor setting. Don't miss this magical event! 🍵🍰 

Lakehead International Graduation Party

Event Date: 
Friday, May 31, 2024 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
International Student Lounge
Event Contact Name: 
International Student Services Coordinator
Event Contact E-mail: 

Congratulations Graduates! 

You did it! Your Lakehead Adventure has reached a pivotal point in your journey and we are so proud of all you have accomplished. To celebrate your success we invite you and your family to attend a special celebration hosted by Lakehead University International. For all our graduating students, please join us for our International Student Graduation Party. 

Drop In Advising for New International Students and PGWP Assistance

Event Date: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - 10:00am EDT to Thursday, May 9, 2024 - 4:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Int'l Center
Event Contact Name: 
Immigration advisors
Event Contact E-mail: 
Did you graduate this spring, or are you a new student starting in SS2024? We are offering drop-in sessions on May 7th, 8th and 9th for any students needing help with their PGWP or new student questions/support. These appointments are for Lakehead students only. We are not submitting applications for dependents during these drop-ins. Before seeing an advisor, please make sure you review our Immigration Resource Centre for information about your PGWP application and follow all necessary steps. 
Stop by the International Centre any time between 10 am - 4 pm to speak with an International Student Advisor. (Please note that we do not advise or answer questions about PR, Permanent Residence).

Game Day!

Event Date: 
Friday, May 10, 2024 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
International Lounge
Event Contact Name: 
Student Assistant
Event Contact E-mail: 

Get ready to roll the dice and make your move at Game Day! 🎲 Join us for an evening of fun, laughter, and friendly competition as we play a variety of board games, card games, and more. 🃏 Whether you're a strategic mastermind or just looking for a good time, there's something for everyone at Game Day. 🕹️

Post Graduation Work Permit Workshop

Event Date: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2024 - 3:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
International Immigration Advisors
Event Contact E-mail: 

Are you a new graduate and need help with your Post Graduate Work Permit? Join this session with your Lakehead International Student Advisors to learn more about the next steps and how to apply for the PGWP.

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