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Studying at Lakehead University is an exciting and rewarding opportunity. We aim to provide a transformative university experience that is far from ordinary. Lakehead is operated out of two campuses, and has many high-quality programs offered in a friendly environment with small class sizes. We believe our university is truly one-of-a-kind. 

As an international student, you may have questions about the University and student life. Here at Lakehead International, we provide many services to assist your transition, and are committed to making your time here the best it can possibly be. The team at Lakehead International is available to answer any questions about admissions, advising, credit transfer, registration, and any other support you may need along the way.   

Read through our step-by-step student guide to get started. We hope to see you at Lakehead soon!

Lakehead University

Lakehead International English Language Centre
955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay ON P7B 5E1




Academic English/University Preparatory English, Business English, General English, Group Programs (English), IELTS Preparation, Other Programs (English), Summer or Winter Activity or Camp Programs (English), Corporate/Government language training (English), English for Specific Purpose (Medical/Legal/Technical etc.), Youth / Junior programs (English)

Train the Trainer Program. 

Options: Teachers of English as a Foreign Language Stream, Teaching ELLs in the Subject Areas stream. 

English Innovation Programs. 

Options: Business and Entrepreneurial, Media Studies, True North Adventure/Outdoor Recreation, Arts and Culture - Indigenous Studies Stream, Fine Arts-Music Stream, Science - Environmental Studies, Criminology. 

VIP (Visiting International Students Program) - Students take university level courses while taking the AEP program. 


Student Inquiries

Rain Watson-Bain
Administrative Manager