Career Readiness Webinar Series - Your Next Steps with Lakehead University International and the Career Zone

Event Date: 
Friday, August 27, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Katie Stevenson
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join Lakehead University International and Career Zone staff to learn about additional career supports and programming available throughout Orientation and beyond!

Career Readiness Webinar Series - Canadian Workplace Culture with YMCA Immigrant Services

Event Date: 
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Katie Stevenson
Event Contact E-mail: 

You've got the job, now it's time to focus on what your work experience will look like. From building relationships with colleagues, to discussing appropriate topics and expressing your individuality, join this session to learn more about the do’s and dont’s in a Canadian workplace.

Career Readiness Webinar Series - Slam the Scam with the Canada Revenue Agency

Event Date: 
Friday, August 20, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Katie Stevenson
Event Contact E-mail: 

Avoid being scammed when searching and applying for jobs. Learn about scams in the workplace, how to protect your SIN number and personal information, how to detect false job offers and documentation, and familiarize yourself with the CRA's online services available to you.

Career Readiness Webinar Series - Workers' Rights in Canada with Lakehead University Community Legal Services

Event Date: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Online
Event Contact Name: 
Katie Stevenson
Event Contact E-mail: 

Have you ever wondered what legal rights you have as an employee in Ontario? Learn more about the Employment Standards Act, what your rights are as an employee in Ontario with regards to wages, leaves and benefits, and what you should know before getting a job in Ontario.

Career Readiness Webinar Series - Eligibility to Work in Canada with Lakehead International

Event Date: 
Monday, August 16, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Katie Stevenson
Event Contact E-mail: 

Learn about eligibility to work in Canada from Lakehead University’s Immigration Advisor! Jennifer will be discussing study and Co-op work permits, the differences between on-campus and off-campus work, and how non-paid and volunteer work plays a role in your experience.

ORILLIA CRIMINOLOGY: Meet Your Faculty Session with Dr. Michael Stevenson

Event Date: 
Monday, August 30, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Taylor Smith
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join a member of the Orillia Criminology Faculty, Dr. Michael Stevenson, for an introduction to Lakehead's Criminology programs! Learn more about your courses, your professors, and ask any questions you might have!

Day at the Lake- Fall Orientation 2021 (Thunder Bay Campus)

Event Date: 
Friday, September 3, 2021 - 10:00am to 9:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Lake Tamblyn, Thunder Bay Campus
Event Contact Name: 
Hartley Mendelsohn
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8018
Event Contact E-mail: 

Get ready for an action-packed and fun-filled day at Lake Tamblyn. Participate in team building activities, minute-to-win-it games, guided hikes around the trails, music and food stops, and much more! 

(1) Please be aware that, while the University has implemented preventative measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection, it cannot guarantee that you will not become infected with COVID-19 on University property.  Your participation in "Day At The Lake", then, confirms that you understand and accept the risk and that you agree to release Lakehead University from any and all liability for any illness or harm that you may suffer in consequence of becoming infected with COVID-19 during the event.
 
(2) Required that all participants, as a condition for participating in the event, to confirm that, for the past 14 days,
 
 
(a) they have had no potential COVID-19 symptoms - including but not limited to fever, chills, cough, difficulty breathing, muscle/joint ache, headache, nausea, vomiting, loss of sense of smell or taste, sore throat, pink eye, and/or runny nose;
(b) they have not been in contact with anyone who, to their knowledge, has tested positive for COVID-19 OR has experienced COVID-19 symptoms OR has been directed by a health care provider to self-isolate;
(c) they have not been directed by a health care provider to self-isolate; AND
(d) they have not been outside North-western Ontario [but if you have a number of potential participants who have just come into town from elsewhere, you can dispense with this condition; (a), (b), and (c) are the crucial "red flags"].
 
(3) Required that all participants to comply with the University's vaccination policy (they must have had at least one vaccination);
 
(4) Required that all participants to try to stay at least 2 metres apart;
 
(5) If at any point participants go inside, or if they will be crowded together outside, they will be required to wear masks;
 
(6) Hand sanitizer will be readily available for all participants

CANCELLED - Outdoor Movie- Fall Orientation 2021 (All New Incoming Thunder Bay Campus Students)

Event Date: 
Sunday, September 5, 2021 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Lake Tamblyn, Thunder Bay Campus
Event Contact Name: 
Caitlin Reeves, Hartley Mendelsohn & Residence
Event Contact E-mail: 

Unfortunately, due to weather projections this event has had to be cancelled. Please look forward to other outdoor movie events that are tentatively being scheduled for September 24 at 8:00pm.

Join us for an evening under stars and a movie of your choice! Our Outdoor Movie event is a great way to meet fellow new students, enjoy some of the beautiful summer evening weather while also watching a great feature. This event is low-key but is a great way to kick-off your first experiences as a Lakehead student. We recommend bringing blankets, snacks, a positive attitude, and an awareness of COVID-19 safety recommendations.

CANCELLED - Outdoor Movie- Fall Orientation 2021 (New Incoming Thunder Bay Residence Students Only)

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Behind North Apartments, Thunder Bay Campus (ask your RA or HP for directions!)
Event Contact Name: 
Caitlin Reeves, Hartley Mendelsohn & Residence
Event Contact E-mail: 

Unfortunately, due to weather projections and staffing this event has been cancelled. Please look forward to other outdoor movie events that are tentatively being scheduled for September 24 at 8:00pm.

Join us for an evening under stars and a movie of your choice! Our Outdoor Movie event is a great way to meet fellow new students, enjoy some of the beautiful summer evening weather while also watching a great feature. This event is low-key but is a great way to kick-off your first experiences as a Lakehead student. We recommend bringing blankets, snacks, a positive attitude, and an awareness of COVID-19 safety recommendations.

Fast Pass: Registration 101 (General - Open)

Event Date: 
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 1:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Fee: 
FREE
Event Contact Name: 
Student Central
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8500
Event Contact E-mail: 

What is Fast Pass: Registration 101?

First year undergraduate students are invited to Fast Pass: Registration 101. Fast Pass is an online pre-orientation program designed to help incoming students learn about the academic aspects of their university careers including course registration, program details, and university regulations. 

During Fast Pass, you can expect to:

  • Be walked through a registration demonstration 
  • Understand how and where to find your program requirements
  • Get an introduction to academic regulations 
  • Meet with staff and students who can answer your many questions!

Students who have accepted an Offer of Admission are encouraged and welcome to attend Fast Pass: Registration 101.

Would you like to take a Virtual Campus Tour? Click HERE and scroll to Take A Virtual Tour! 

What does it cost?

Fast Pass is FREE! 

When is Fast Pass: Registration 101?

Fast Pass sessions for Fall 2021 are being held in July and August! Registration will open June 1, 2021. See below for more information. 

How to register for Fast Pass: Registration 101!

You will be able to reserve your spot in a Fast Pass session beginning June 1, 2021, by clicking the Register Here link below. Please note, we can only accept registrations from Lakehead University email addresses. Please ensure you use your Lakehead University email address when registering to secure your spot!

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