Winter 2021 New International Student Orientation
Welcome to your New International Student Orientation!
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 to 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!
Attendance is mandatory. The Winter 2021 orientation will be fully online. All students that register via the link below will receive a link to the orientation webinar one week prior to the date.
LAKEHEAD LIVE! Pre-Arrival Webinars
Lakehead International will be hosting numerous pre-arrival webinars throughout the semester that will help to provide you with important information about Lakehead University, your transition to Canada, your classes, services and supports, online programs for you to join and much more! Attendance is very important to ensure your success and have you feeling prepared to start your new journey with Lakehead.
Please follow the link below to review the webinars and register.
Transition Tuesdays will be hosted every Tuesday at 10:00 AM beginning November 24, 2020. Our International Advisors will be discussing topics such as course selection and understanding your new program, academic supports, housing options, virtual programming, and numerous guest speakers!
Immigration Wednesday's will begin Nov 18th. Join Lakehead University International, our in-house International Immigration Officer, Jennifer Hay and she will be answering your questions related to Study Permits, Visas and Immigration.
Transition Thursdays will be hosted every Thursday at 10:00 AM beginning November 19, 2020. Our International Advisors will be discussing topics related to transitioning to a new country, a new city and a new school. Topics will include understanding the Canadian classroom, tips to being a successful online learner, peer mentor program, health and wellness, culture shock, conversation club and more!
Lakehead International has developed several online pre-arrival modules through D2L for new students to review and complete. These modules are self-paced and will cover important topics related to your transition to Lakehead. Please ensure you complete all modules prior to your first day of class of January 4, 2021. The following link will take you to the D2L landing page. You will see that the International Orientation is one of your listed course. Once you click on the icon, please look to the top of the page where it says "Content". Once you clock on content the table of contents will come up and list all the modules. You will need to click on each one to review and then complete the quiz if applicable.
Click the button below to go to the D2L landing page.
Main Campus Orientation
Lakehead University also has planned a great main campus orientation for all students to attend. Please visit the Lakehead Orientation Webpage for more information.
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!
We look forward to welcoming you to Lakehead University very soon!