Future International Students

Updates on study permit applications for international students.
View a summary of recent changes made by the Government of Canada as of January 22, 2024.

Your university years will define the rest of your life. Don't let them be typical. At Lakehead, we offer you an extraordinary educational experience that gives you the highest potential for success. Explore our website and start your journey with us here at Lakehead!

Introducing Lakehead: Start Here

Whether you're discovering Lakehead for the first time, or looking to expand what you already know, this is the best place to find key information as you explore Canada's top university under 10,000 students.

Start Your Journey
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Meet Your Student Recruiter

Take advantage of the many ways to connect to a Lakehead expert. Ask your questions to get the information you need as you prepare to attend Lakehead University.

Connect with Lakehead

Upcoming Live Events

Our fun and informative Lakehead International Live series introduces you to current international students, professors and gives you the opportunity to ask your questions about admissions and all things Lakehead...Live!

Explore Everything Lakehead... Live
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Programs of Study: Undergraduate, Graduate & English Language

Explore our comprehensive selection of academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as our English language programs. Choose from over 85 areas of study within 10 faculties.

Programs of Study
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Applying & Steps to Becoming a Lakehead Student

This definitive resource will guide you through all stages of the process: from exploring programs, to applying, registering for residence, applying for your visa, travelling to campus, and more.

Steps to Enrolling
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Scholarships & Awards

Among the top Ontario universities for student awards, we are proud to offer generous undergraduate entrance scholarships. Learn about these automatic, merit-based scholarships, as well as our graduate assistantships and research awards.

Scholarships & Awards
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Dates & Fees

This is your resource for tuition amounts, other fees associated with university, payment methods and deadlines, as well as academic dates.

Dates & Fees
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Our Campuses & Hometowns

Get to know your campus and the city you'll call home. See them come to life through image galleries, check out our fast facts, and read about the best ways to explore our communities.

Our Campuses Our Hometowns
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Housing & Accomodations

Explore on-campus Residence, the community that will be your home away from home and that will help you succeed in your studies.

Housing & Accomodations
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Support for International Students

Explore the supports offered to you as an International student, including academic advising, visa and immigration, health and wellness, and more.

Support for International Students
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The Lakehead Advantage

Wherever you are — from class, to a lab, or a student club — you'll discover Lakehead University is an academic community that celebrates each and every member. Find out why students from all over the world choose Lakehead.

The Lakehead Advantage

Studying in Canada

There are many reasons why Canada is one of the premiere destinations for students from around the world. Read more about the benefits and advantages to studying in Canada.

Studying in Canada
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