Virtual Coffee House

Event Date: 
Friday, November 27, 2020 - 6:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Online
Event Contact Name: 
Internationational Student Assistant
Event Contact E-mail: 

Friday 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm (Week 1)

Saturday 9:30 am - 10:30 am (Week 2)

Our LUI student assistants will be hosting fun and interactive activities, movie and trivia nights, cooking shows, prizes and much more!  We have an amazing online community to keep you connected! We encourage you all to take a break from your online classes and keep engaged.

To accommodate our students in different countries and due to the time differences the Virtual Coffee House timings will alternate every week. If the VCH is held at 6:00 PM, Friday on week one then it will be conducted at 9:30 am on Saturday at week 2. Please find the joining links below.

Lakehead Global Certificate Info Session

Event Date: 
Friday, November 27, 2020 - 10:00am EST
Event Location: 
Online
Event Contact Name: 
Laura Pudas/Katie Fraser

The Lakehead Global Certificate (LGC) is a new program designed to recognize students who, throughout their time at Lakehead University, have demonstrated a commitment to the development of intercultural communication skills, cultural intelligence, and global competency. A Lakehead Global Certificate is awarded to students who, through participation in a variety of co- and extracurricular activities, events, programs, seminars, classes and other experiences, demonstrate global awareness, cultural intelligence, and global competency.  We encourage you to attend our Information Sessions to learn more about how you can get involved with this exciting skill-building program!

Immigration Workshop: Extend your study permit

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 1:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Online
Event Contact Name: 
Jennifer Hay
Event Contact E-mail: 

This workshop is for current students who need to extend their study permit. This should be done at least 60 days prior to expiring. Join Jennifer for this zoom workshop and learn how to apply online

International Student Connect: Accessing Healthcare in Canada

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 9:30am EST
Event Location: 
Online
Event Contact Name: 
Katie Fraser
Event Contact E-mail: 

Yana Skybin, a YMCA Settlement Counsellor, will be presenting and answering questions about the Ontario healthcare system, and how and where to access health care services in Canada. Click the link below to register - after registration you'll receive the Zoom meeting link.

International Student Connect: Job Search/Employment

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 12:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Online
Event Contact Name: 
Katie Fraser
Event Contact E-mail: 

Are you new to Canada? Want to find a job? Join this session lead by TBMA settlement officers on securing employment in Canada. Click the link below to register.

Confident Conversations

Event Date: 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 1:00pm EST
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 1:00pm EST
Friday, November 27, 2020 - 1:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Online
Event Contact Name: 
Katie Fraser/ Lateefah Olatunde

Confident conversations are important and can affect a person’s life. Our staff are here to teach you some tips and tricks on navigating these in your academic and personal life. Join us for skill-building sessions throughout the fall. 

Trendin Tuesday

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 2:00pm EST
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 2:00pm EST
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 2:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Online
Event Contact Name: 
International Advisor
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join the advisors from Lakehead's International Student Services team as they discuss some interesting topics each week from how to navigate your mycourselink to navigating community resources.

Virtual Coffee House

Event Date: 
Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 9:30am EST
Saturday, December 5, 2020 - 9:30am EST
Event Location: 
Online
Event Contact Name: 
Internationational Student Assistant
Event Contact E-mail: 

Friday 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm (Week 1)

Saturday 9:30 am - 10:30 am (Week 2)

Our LUI student assistants will be hosting fun and interactive activities, movie and trivia nights, cooking shows, prizes and much more!  We have an amazing online community to keep you connected! We encourage you all to take a break from your online classes and keep engaged.

To accommodate our students in different countries and due to the time differences the Virtual Coffee House timings will alternate every week. If the VCH is held at 6:00 PM, Friday on week one then it will be conducted at 9:30 am on Saturday at week 2. Please find the joining links below.

Drop In Immigration Session

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 3:00pm EST
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 3:00pm EST
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 3:00pm EST
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 3:00pm EST
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 3:00pm EST
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 3:00pm EST
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 3:00pm EST
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 3:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Online
Event Contact Name: 
Jennifer Hay
Event Contact E-mail: 

Have a quick immigration question? Can't wait for an appointment - come to the drop in sessions to connect with Jennifer