New International Student Orientation

New International Student Orientation


Lakehead Orientation Collage

As a new student at Lakehead University (LU), Orientation is your golden opportunity to connect online with staff and other students. Orientation provides new LU students with an opportunity to meet and engage with the International Student Service staff, to ask your questions, and ensure that you have all the information on international student supports and services available to help you meet your goal of being a successful student at Lakehead University. The most important part of Orientation is connecting with you so that you know we're here for you and we want your success!

Fall International Orientation Day
Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: TBD
 

 

Important Upcoming Transition Sessions


 

Residence & Dining

May 19, 2022 - 9:00am EDT

Via Zoom

 

International Student Supports &...

May 26, 2022 - 9:00am EDT

Via Zoom

 

Transition Thursday: Knowing Your...

June 2, 2022 - 10:00am EDT

Zoom Webinar

 

Immigration 101: Study Permit, Co-op...

June 3, 2022 - 10:00am EDT

Zoom Webinar

 

Transition Tuesday: Learn to Speak...

June 7, 2022 - 10:00am EDT

Zoom Webinar

 

Transition Thursday: Insights as...

June 9, 2022 - 10:00am EDT

Zoom Webinar

 

Immigration 101: Bringing Dependants...

June 17, 2022 - 10:00am EDT

Zoom Webinar

 

Transition Tuesday: Knowing Your...

June 21, 2022 - 10:00am EDT

Zoom Webinar

 

Transition Thursday: Beyond the Books!

June 23, 2022 - 10:00am EDT

Zoom Webinar

 

Transition Tuesday: Lakehead Career...

July 5, 2022 - 10:00am EDT

Zoom Webinar

 

Transition Thursday: Lakehead...

July 7, 2022 - 10:00am EDT

Zoom Webinar

 

Immigration 101: Entering to Canada...

July 8, 2022 - 10:00am EDT

Zoom Webinar

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Complete Your Pre-Arrival Orientation Modules


To help incoming international students transition to life in Canada and at Lakehead, our team has built a variety of modules that will help prepare for the exciting journey ahead!

International Student Pre-Arrival Orientation Modules

Once you've opened the D2L/MyCourselink website, look for your "International Orientation" course. If this course is not accessible, please contact our Student Services Coordinator, at sscoordinator.intl@lakeheadu.ca

Click the button below to go to the D2L landing page.

OPEN D2L MODULES

Navigating D2L and MyCourselink

Not sure how to use D2L and MyCourselink?  We got you covered!

Watch this helpful video made by our Student Assistants that walk you through how to use D2L/MyCourselink.  This will assist you in learning how things work so you are confident to complete the International Orientation module as well as navigating the site for your upcoming classes. 

Travelling During COVID-19


As you prepare for your journey to Canada, it's important to stay informed about updates and procedures related to international travel. Before you begin your travel plans, please visit our Travelling to Lakehead During COVID-19 Website.

To review the current travel restriction, please visit our Travelling to Lakehead During COVID-19 Website.

Connect with a Current Student


A Peer Mentor group at Lake TamblynLakehead International’s Peer Mentor program pairs up experienced Lakehead students with a small group of new international students to help them:

  • Transition to university 
  • Adjust to the Lakehead University campus, the Thunder Bay or Orillia community, and Canadian culture
  • Access and get to know on-campus or off-campus resources

The Peer Mentor program organizes activities for all participants. It is a great way to meet new students and explore your new home.

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Campus-Wide Orientation


Lakehead University also has planned a great campus-wide orientation for all new students to attend. This is the perfect opportunity for international students to connect with their Canadian peers and the broader campus community. Please visit Lakehead's Orientation webpage for more information.  

Check out the Campus-Wide Orientation Page

Questions? We're here for you! Book a one on one appointment with any of our advisors through our online booking system.  It's quick and easy!

Book an Appointment with an Advisor

 We look forward to welcoming you to Lakehead University very soon!