Introducing Lakehead

A photo of Lakehead's Advanced Technology and Academic CentreLakehead University is celebrated as one of Canada's leading academic institutions with a broad range of programs. Whether you enter directly into one of our undergraduate or graduate programs, or begin your studies by upgrading your English language skills first, we have an option for you. 

Quick Links

Use this page as a resource to get to know Lakehead better. Here you will find links to select Lakehead International Live sessions by topic and theme, so you can explore at your own pace.

Areas of Study

Lakehead University has more than 85 academic programs that are grouped within 9 Faculties from a comprehensive selection of academic areas of study. Learn more about some of these Faculties below in our on-demand sessions.

Need help deciding which program to study? Check out our Program Navigator page

Business Administration

Whether you have an entrepreneurial spirit, the desire to give back to society, or the drive to become a future CEO, a business education at Lakehead will prepare you to navigate the increasing complexities of the global business environment. Learn all about our Faculty of Business Administration from Lakehead professors and experts in this on-demand session.


Attracting students from across Canada and the world, Lakehead University's Engineering programs give you access to both theoretical and hands-on learning from professors who are active researchers in cutting-edge projects. Learn all about our Faculty of Engineering from Lakehead professors and experts in this on-demand session.

Health and Behavioural Sciences

Human health and well-being is of interest to everyone, from private citizens to officials at the highest level of government across the globe. At Lakehead, you will be immersed in an environment filled with innovative research and educational programming that will ensure you play an active role in meeting the ever-changing demands of the healthcare sector. Learn all about our Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences from Lakehead professors and experts in this on-demand session.

Natural Resources Management

At Lakehead, we believe Natural Resources Management is about people, science and technology, and applying natural and social sciences to the management of the environment for the benefit of society. Learn all about our Faculty of Natural Resources Management from Lakehead professors and experts in this on-demand session.

Science and Environmental Studies

Lakehead University's locations in Northwestern and Central Ontario present an ideal backdrop for your education in the disciplines of science and environmental studies. Learn all about our Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies from Lakehead professors and experts in this on-demand session.

Social Sciences and Humanities

Join the next generation of global citizens in one of our engaging Social Sciences and Humanities programs at the undergraduate or graduate levels. You will thrive in our dynamic and vibrant learning environment, with small class sizes and award-winning faculty who know your name. Learn all about our Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities from Lakehead professors and experts in this on-demand session.

Teacher Education

Lakehead has a rich history of training future educators. Our approach supports the discovery of your own teaching style while exposing you to real world challenges, which allows you to create inspiring educational experiences. Learn all about our Faculty of Education from Lakehead professors and experts in this on-demand session.

Lakehead Experience

Lakehead University is small enough to offer the personalized approach to education and supports that allows you to thrive. And Lakehead is big enough to embody a truly global perspective. Learn more about the student experience through our on-demand sessions:

Getting to Know Lakehead

Check out this on-demand session which explores our beautiful campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia, the scenic and vibrant communities where they're located, our 85+ degree programs, dynamic student life and personalized supports and services.

Finding Your Program

Before deciding on the academic program that's right for you, its important to consider what you want out of your education, what field will make your university experience fulfilling, and allow you to reach your potential. Watch this on-demand session to learn more about the 85+ degree programs Lakehead University offers.

Financing Your Education

We make paying for your university degree easier so you can focus on your education. Watch this on-demand session to learn about the scholarships, awards and bursaries you may be eligible for.

Admissions & Applications

Considering an application to Lakehead University? Check out this on-demand session that covers general admission requirements, program-specific prerequisites, required documentation, and application deadlines. It also shows a step-by-step guide of Lakehead's online application to both undergraduate and graduate programs.

Applying for your Student Visa

Upon receiving your Letter of Acceptance from Lakehead University, an important next step is applying for your visa and study permit, which is required when studying in Lakehead’s degree programs for more than 6 months. Watch this on-demand session with our regulated International Student Immigration Advisors to learn more.

Residence & Dining

Living in residence is a huge part of your life as a Lakehead student. From your very first day, you will meet new people from all around the world and start establishing friendships that will last a lifetime. Check out this on-demand session with our Residence experts.

Lakehead Beyond Graduation

Three Lakehead alumni from diverse programs discuss their experiences throughout university. Learn about the path their careers have taken since graduation and how Lakehead shaped the person they are today.


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