As one of Ontario's smaller universities, Lakehead U offers you a personal
campus environment where you can truly realize your potential. Don't be
fooled by our size. Lakehead U offers you a diverse range of recognized
programs, acclaimed faculty and the latest in state-of-the-art learning
technology - all nestled in the beauty of the natural environment.
Students from all around the world choose to study at Lakehead U for some of these reasons:
Rated Canadas Value-Added University - our students succeed academically, graduate on time and get jobs!
93.6% of graduates are employed within two years of graduation - higher than the university provincial average.
Smaller class sizes where your professors will get to know you! Over 85% of our classes have fewer than 50 students and 55% of our classes have fewer than 25.
We gave out over $8.9 million in scholarships & bursaries this year to help fund your education. Also, there are numerous job opportunities on-campus to help you make some extra money.
Learning in world-class facilities including the Advanced Technology & Academic Centre, Paleo DNA Laboratory and Robotics Lab to name just a few.
Lots of opportunity to get involved in research and hands-on experience in our laboratories often starting right in your first year. Not only will you learn in a classroom lab but also the natural laboratory right on the campus doorstep.
A co-operative education program available in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, Kinesiology, Math, Physics and Forestry. Gain a competitive advantage with practical work experience in your area of study.
The opportunity to study abroad and see the world through the International Exchange Program. Travel to countries like Sweden, Finland, England and Australia!
Being able to make a difference and get involved in your university community through the Student Union. Join a club or start one of your own!
Many support services available to help you succeed including advising support, accessibility services, career counselling, health and wellness as well as tutoring and academic success supports.
We invite you to explore the world of opportunities that await you at Lakehead University!