Newly Accepted International Students

Congratulations on your Letter of Acceptance to Lakehead University! This is a milestone for you to celebrate. It's also a time to prepare and ensure you're completing all the necessary stages for a smooth transition to Lakehead. Use this guide below to help you through the coming weeks and months as you plan for your journey to university.

If you are a Lakehead student planning to travel to Canada, please visit our International Student Quarantine Commitment Plan page.

Until January 31, 2022 (and subject to extension), travellers who have visited Botswana, Egypt, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, and Zimbabwe within the last 14 days before arriving in Canada will not be permitted entry into Canada. See more info here and here.

Do you understand your Letter of Acceptance?


Use this helpful guide to ensure you are following these important next steps: understanding and confirming your Letter of Acceptance.

Navigating your Letter of Acceptance
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Immigration & Student Visa


This detailed guide, put together by Lakehead's Regulated International Student Immigration Advisor, is a valuable resource to help you as you apply for your study permit.

Immigration & Student Visa
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Tuition & Fees


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

Tuition & Fees
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Housing & Accommodations


Explore the convenient on-campus residence options, meal plans, and residence supports that will help you succeed in your studies.

Housing & Accommodations
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Course Registration


Keep informed about when and how to choose classes. Sign up for special sessions to help you through the process.

Course Registration
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Before You Travel


Follow this handy guide to ensure you don't miss a step in your preparations for travelling to university. Get advice on everything from airport arrival procedures to airport pick-up, and more.

Before You Travel
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Our Campuses & Hometowns


Learn about the best study spots, cafes, scenic sites, restaurants and more. Get to know your new campus and community through these student favourites.

Our Campuses & Hometowns
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New Student Orientation


An important step in your journey to university is orientation, which begins before you even arrive in person. Learn about our informative and fun online and in-person events to get connected to the campus community.

New Student Orientation
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Connect With Current Students


Be paired with a Peer Mentor to make instant connections and get the inside information on university life and your new home.

Connect With Current Students