Research at Lakehead - Academics Explored

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 9:00am EDT
Event Location: 
Via Zoom

As a comprehensive and research-intensive university, Lakehead strives to nurture discovery, support innovation, and advance achievement. Through close collaboration with local and global communities, Lakehead professors and students are pioneering research projects that are making meaningful impacts in the world.

In this session, we will talk to current Lakehead students who have had the opportunity to enhance their course work with research experience.

Applying for your Student Visa - Lakehead Explored

Event Date: 
Monday, May 3, 2021 - 9:00am EDT
Event Location: 
Via Zoom

If you've received an Offer of Admission, now it's time for you to apply for your visa and study permit, which is required when studying in Lakehead’s degree programs for more than 6 months in length. Our regulated International Student Immigration Advisor, who is designated through ICCRC (Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council) is here to help you with all immigration matters during your studies at Lakehead.

During the live webinar, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the process and requirements. Our advisor will also show you how to apply for a student visa in Canada, and you will have a chance to ask all of your questions live!

Our recruitment team will be leading the presentation and hosting a live question & answer period. Register today!

Meet Your Future International Advisors - Lakehead Explored

Event Date: 
Monday, May 10, 2021 - 9:00am EDT
Event Location: 
Via Zoom

Join us to meet your future International Student Advisors. Our international advisors are here to give you one-on-one guidance in all the matters specific to you as an international student. Ask your questions throughout this live event. We'd love to hear them all, whether they're about our hometowns or anything related to Lakehead.

Crypto Assets: Why all the Interest? - Lecture Showcase

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 9:00am EDT
Event Location: 
Via Zoom

In this sample lecture, Business Finance Professor Dr. Herman van den Berg explores the fascinating and ever-evolving world of digital or crypto assets, such as Bitcoin and Non-Fungible Tokens. Learn some crypto terminology and how the trading of crypto assets is capturing people's attention. Even countries' central banks are feeling challenged by the movement to decentralized finance (DeFi).

Student Supports - Lakehead Explored

Event Date: 
Monday, April 26, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am EDT
Event Location: 
Via Zoom

At Lakehead, we’re here for you. We know that being far from home can pose challenges to you as a student. That's why we're committed to creating a supportive and nurturing environment to help you navigate and thrive in academics, university life, and your new community. We are proud to offer several services to promote your health and well-being and enhance your university experience. During the live webinar, you will learn about international student supports such as:

  • International Advising
  • Visa and Immigration Appointments and Workshops
  • Peer Mentor Program
  • Courageous Conversation Club

In addition to supports offered specifically through our International Centre, Lakehead offers broad supports available across campus.

Our recruitment team will be leading the presentation and hosting a live question & answer period. Register today!

 

COVID and Climate Change: Interrelationships and Opportunities for the Planet - Lecture Showcase

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 9:00am EDT
Event Location: 
Via Zoom
In this sample lecture, Dr. Robert Stewart talks about the impacts and opportunities that exist between our COVID-19 response and Climate Change. The social restrictions imposed by the pandemic and our reduced consumption allow us to examine complex environmental impacts of Climate Change.

My Journey to Lakehead Student Panel - Lakehead Explored

Event Date: 
Monday, May 17, 2021 - 9:00am EDT
Event Location: 
Via Zoom

One of the best ways to learn about Lakehead is through its students. In this session, you'll hear from a panel of current students who answer questions about their Lakehead experience.

Our recruitment team will be leading the presentation and hosting a live question & answer period. Register today!

Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing - Lecture Showcase

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 9:00am EDT
Event Location: 
Via Zoom

Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing: Obtaining More from your Personal Genetic Test Results - Lecture Showcase

Join Chemistry and Bioinformatics professor, Dr. Robert Mawhinney, to learn more about the genes and genomics behind Personal Genetic Testing. You'll get an introduction to all the things at play in personal genetic testing results, such as Single Nucleotide Variants, Single Amino Acid Variants, and Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms. Dr. Mawhinney will also showcase a web application developed by Cameo Sameshima, a recent Lakehead Bioinformatics undergraduate student.

Entering the Frame: How Movies Draw Us In - Lecture Showcase

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 9:00am EDT
Event Location: 
Via Zoom

In this sample lecture, English Professor Daniel Hannah will examine the ways in which film directors use various tools of cinematic language--camera angles and movement, framing, editing--to draw viewers into their story worlds. Our entry into a film is always an imaginative and political leap.

In-Depth with Psychology - Academics Explored

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 9:00am EDT
Event Location: 
Via Zoom

Are you joining one of Lakehead's Psychology programs or simply interested in learning more? You are invited to the upcoming In-Depth with Psychology live webinar! Join Professor Mirella Stroink and Program Coordinator Jennifer Liscomb as well as a current student, as they discuss the Lakehead Advantage.

In addition to asking your questions live, you can also expect to learn about:

  • Psychology program options
  • Topics covered in the program
  • First-year classes
  • Career outcomes

Our recruitment team will be leading the presentation and hosting a live question & answer period. Register today!

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