Welcome From The Dean

Photo of Dr. Chander Shahi, Dean of the Faculty of Graduate StudiesI would like to welcome you to Graduate Studies at Lakehead University.  Our programs and researchers will provide you with a scholarly environment in which you can pursue your interests and intellectual development.  Lakehead University is a comprehensive university that works hard with graduate students at all levels in their Master's or Doctoral degree programs. Come join our graduate programs as you pursue your own academic advancement. Lakehead University currently offers many graduate programs in both academic and professional disciplines, with many unique interdisciplinary graduate programs.  

Graduate study prepares individuals for a lifetime of self-directed learning and critical enquiry, skills that are necessary for success in a wealth of professional roles. We will ensure that you are well-equipped with the specialty knowledge and competencies in your chosen field for a lifetime of success. 

At Lakehead University, you will benefit from world-class researchers that work closely with their students. Graduate students in our programs come from locations all over the world, giving our programs a local and international flavour all at once. As a graduate student, you will find yourself in a truly unique position as a student, a researcher and a teacher all at once. I encourage you to look through our graduate degree programs and look forward to having you join us at Lakehead University.

Dr. Chander Shahi
Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies