TBAY: Spot the Bot Activity

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2024 - 10:30am to 1:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay campus, The Agora
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join us at the Agora on January 9, 2024, to create a beautiful string art masterpiece while testing your ChatGPT and Generative AI knowledge. Drop by from 10:30 am -1:30 pm to try your hand at a few skill-testing questions and unlock the art supplies you'll need to bring your masterpiece to life.

TBAY: Chili Chill Out!

Event Date: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 11:00am to 2:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay campus, Agora
Event Contact Name: 
Student Success Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8018
Event Contact E-mail: 

Welcome back to Lakehead for the start of the Winter semester and warm up with a bowl of chili while interacting with Lakehead's Student Services tabling in the Agora sharing student resources and supports!

TBAY: LUSU Winter Carnival!

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2024 - 11:00am to 3:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay Campus, Agora and Lake Tamblyn area
Event Contact Name: 
Lakehead University Student Union
Event Contact E-mail: 

Embrace the magic of winter on January 10th, 2024 in the Agora for LUSU's Winter Carnival! Join LUSU Centres for fun games, prizes, and invaluable resources. Take a tour around campus on a horse-drawn wagon. Warm up at our Hot Chocolate Bar or get cozy by the crackling fire pit at Lake Tamblyn. Don't miss this chance to make unforgettable memories in the heart of winter!

 

LUSU's Winter Carnival poster, January 10th, 2024, Join us for the ultimate Winter Wonderland experience. Text on top of a blue snowflake background, with red and white theatre curtains on either side.

TBAY: Mature & Transfer Student Drop-in Coffee Break

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2024 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay campus, Academic Support Zone (LI 2004, 2nd Floor Chancellor Paterson Library)
Event Contact E-mail: 

Stop by for coffee & cookies and to learn about services offered by the Academic Support Zone and Student Success Centre - including resources specific to transfer and mature students!

TBAY: Winter 2024 New International Student Welcome Day!

Event Date: 
Friday, January 5, 2024 - 10:30am to 1:00pm EST
Event Location: 
The Outpost
Event Contact Name: 
International Student Services
Event Contact E-mail: 

Lakehead International is excited to welcome new international students to our New International Student Winter Welcome Day. Orientation provides new international students with an opportunity to meet new friends, engage with Lakehead staff members and departments, gather informaiton about student services and supports, learn about the community and campus, and navigate their new surroundings. Lunch, campus tours, city tours, grocery store run, opening of bank accounts, SIN clinics, etc. will be availble for students in the afternoon.

Please note that this is a MANDATORY event for all new international students!

TBAY: Code of the Wolfpack

Event Date: 
Monday, January 15, 2024 - 11:00am to 2:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay campus, TBD
Event Contact E-mail: 

We like to think that there are no "lone wolves" here at Lakehead. As part of the Thunderwolves community, you are a member of the Pack and we are all stronger together. Like every good Wolfpack, we have a code to ensure that we are all contributing to creating a safe and supportive environment. Do you know the code?

Join us for this pop up event, learn more about the Code of the Wolfpack and share what student conduct and academic integrity means to you!

Bounce Back: Get Your Academics Back On Track

Event Date: 
Friday, January 12, 2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom (Thunder Bay & Orillia) & Residence (Orillia)
Event Contact Name: 
Student Success Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2118
Event Contact E-mail: 

On January 12th, Session 1 will focus on practical tips on how to get the best out of your academic experience. The session will cover tips for time management, note-taking, and study smarts.

On January 19th, Session 2 will focus on time management, how to plan your calendar, and achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

You can register using the link below for either one session, or both. The presentation is available in person and online on the Orillia campus. 

Currently the presentation is available online for the Thunder Bay Campus. 

ORILLIA: Chili Chill Out!

Event Date: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 11:00am to 1:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Orillia Campus: Simcoe Hall (Orsi Learning Commons)
Event Contact Name: 
Student Success Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2118
Event Contact E-mail: 

Welcome back to Lakehead for the start of the Winter semester and warm up with a bowl of chili while interacting with Lakehead's Student Services tabling in Simcoe Hall sharing student resources and supports!

ORILLIA: Orientation to Campus Tours (In-Person)

Event Date: 
Thursday, January 11, 2024 - 3:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Orillia Campus (In-Person)
Event Contact Name: 
Emily Stewart, Student Success Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
705-330-4010 ext. 2118
Event Contact E-mail: 

Our in-person Orientation to Campus Tours are designed to familiarize our incoming students and their supporters (if applicable) with their new campus at Lakehead University! In these tours, incoming students  are shown where all the buildings are, how to get to your classes, great study spots and locate our various student supports and much more! Our live, guided tours are hosted by our Orientation to Campus Tour Guides.  

Orillia campus:  Orientation to Campus Tours will start at Simcoe Hall and will begin promptly at the starting time. Each tour is approximately 30-45 minutes in length. 

Learn more about our tours here!  

PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR ORIENTATION TO CAMPUS TOURS.

ORILLIA: Winter 2024 New International Student Welcome Day

Event Date: 
Friday, January 5, 2024 - 11:00am to 1:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Orillia campus, Simcoe Hall, OA 2014
Event Contact Name: 
Lakehead Univeristy International
Event Contact E-mail: 

As a new student, getting acquainted with the campus and connecting with others will be a top priority. That's why all new international students must attend our International Student Welcome Day, which is an orientation day, designed specifically for international students. It is the perfect opportunity for all new international students to learn about campus, discover the many supports and services available, connect with the ISS team and other new students. All new students should plan to attend Orientation. Please register in advance!

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