About this university
Lakehead University is your place to live and learn. Dynamic, modern, and highly learner-centred, we acknowledge all of our students as valued leaders of tomorrow, whose education and success are most paramount to our institution. Both campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia promise the total university experience, a blend of academic excellence and opportunity with a rich variety of social and recreational activities. We also promise excellence in research: Lakehead is the proud host to 9 Canada Research Chairs and revolutionary facilities such as our world-renowned Paleo-DNA Laboratory and our Biorefining Research Institute.
Our university is a comprehensive institution, which offers a broad range of degree and diploma programs within ten faculties.
- Business Administration
- Natural Resources Management
- Graduate Studies
- Health and Behavioural Sciences
- Medical School (West Campus)
- Science and Environmental Studies
- Social Sciences and Humanities
Residence & Housing
On-Campus Residence: Your Home Away from Home
New friends, new home, new adventures! Living on-campus is an incredible opportunity to enjoy a safe, fun, and friendly community. Residence life is a huge part of what makes the Lakehead experience exceptional. From your very first day, you will meet new people from all around the world and start establishing friendships that will last a lifetime.