January (Winter) 2023 Incoming Students

Your University Studies Are Just Around the Corner

As you prepare for your upcoming studies in January at Lakehead University, you may have important questions along the way...we are here to help. We've compiled all the information you'll need to prepare to travel to Lakehead University and start university on time. Here are a few key things that will help ensure a smooth transition to Canada:

Applying for your Study Permit and VisaPre-Arrival Orientation ModulesHousing & AccommodationsBooking Your TravelPre-Departure Planning Paying Your FeesConnect with New & Current StudentsCourse RegistrationAirport & Arrival DetailsNew International Student Orientation

Important Upcoming Transition Sessions


Meet Your International Advisors

December 7, 2022 - 9:00am EST



Get to Know Your New Community and...

December 14, 2022 - 9:00am EST



Housing in Canada

December 19, 2022 - 5:00pm EST

Via Zoom

New International Student Orientation

We are thrilled to announce that our Lakehead University Orientation will be in-person. Lakehead International is excited to have you join us at our Winter 2023 International Student Orientation Day.

Orientation provides new Lakehead students with an opportunity to meet new friends, engage with Lakehead staff members and departments, ask your burning questions, and ensure that you have all the information about supports and services available at Lakehead University and within the community.

2023 Winter International Student Orientation Day (Thunder Bay Campus)

Date:  January 6, 2023 (Friday)

Time: 12 PM EST

Location: Avilla Gym



2023 Winter International Student Orientation Day (Orillia Campus)

Date:  January 6, 2023 (Friday)

Time: 12 PM EST

Location:  OA 2017


Please be advised that our university campus will be closed from December 23, 2022 to January 2, 2023 for the winter holidays.