Chat With A Current International Student

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Get the inside story from a student's perspective on academics, university life, and our hometowns!

On our Unibuddy platform, you can connect with current international students and staff from different countries and academic programs to ask your questions and make a new friend! 

If you are a Canadian Applicant, please connect with one of our Canadian Recruitment Advisors.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Chat With A Current International Student

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I create an account?
Easy-to-Follow Steps:
  1. After reading through the profiles under Students or Staff, select a Lakehead Student or Staff member to chat with
  2. Select "Create Your Account"
  3. Complete your quick profile 
  4. Adjust your “Notification Preferences” under “Settings” to receive replies via email, SMS or What's App
How long will it take to get a response?


When chatting with a student, most messages will receive a quick response, but some may take up to 24 hours. Feel free to ask them any questions about their major, what it's like to be a Lakehead student, housing questions, etc.


Staff members reply to questions during working hours Monday-Friday from 8:30 - 4:30 pm Eastern Time with a 24 hour response time in most instances. A staff member is the best point of contact for admissions-related questions, application and enrolment steps.