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Lakehead University - Canada

Thunder Bay Campus,955 Oliver Road,THUNDER BAY,Ontario (ON),Canada,P7B 5E1


Year Of Estabishment

1965

Staff

317

Acceptance Crireria

Profile Dependent

Accomodation

N/A

College Address

955 Oliver Rd, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1, Canada

College website

https://www.lakeheadu.ca

College Contact

+1 807-343-8110
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Public

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Yes

No.of students
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7,848

Intake
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N/A

Overview



Pioneered in the year 1946, Lakehead University is the reputable and globally renowned non-profit public higher education university situation in the rural setting of large town of Thunder Bay, Ontario. The university is considered to be the best place to study and live, owing to its highly learned, modern and dynamic learning environment. The university focuses on preparing the employer-ready leaders of tomorrow and the success and education of each student is paramount for the university.

Students are likely to experience the exceptional amalgam of academic excellence and ample opportunity for rich variety of recreational and social activities within the campuses of Lakehead University. The university promises to offer research-led education to help students excel academically as well as in their career path. The university takes the pride for offering excellence in research programs and it has proudly hosted the Nine Canada Research Chairs and the groundbreaking facilities like its Biorefining Research Insitution and globally acclaimed Paleo-DNA Laboratory.

Campus

Lakehead University operates two campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Ontario. Students can take campus tour to explore both the campuses. Both the campuses are equipped with modern labs, facilities, future classrooms and accommodation facilities for students. The campuses of Lakehead University offer excellent learning environment for students in the midst of world class facilities and scenic beauty of Ontario.

Departments

Lakehead University has two campuses that offer a wide range of diploma and degree programs within their 10 major departments including:

·         Business Administration

·         Education

·         Engineering

·         Social Science and Humanities

·         Medical School, West Campus

·         Law

·         Natural Resources Management

·         Health and Behavioral Sciences

·         Graduate Studies

·         Science and Environmental Studies           

Lakehead University also offers part-time students with the opportunity to choose from year-round programming through its CEDL center or Continuing Education and Distributed Learning Center. Students can select from the variety of course options for evening and day classes that are taught on-campus.    

Teaching Standards

Lakehead University has a Student Feedback facility that is highly considered by the university and the feedbacks from the students are used to improve the teaching standards at university ad provide evidence of teaching quality. The teaching efficiency is boosted with the feedbacks of previous students and it helps instructors to monitor and enhance the effectiveness of teaching quality at the university. The feedbacks of students are what that keeps the teaching quality and standard higher always.

The education offered at Lakehead University not just only help the students to excel academically, but also make them employer-ready to succeed career wise. The university ensures that the quality of its education and programs of study is much higher and the delivery of the courses and academic and student services is beyond expectation to enhance the quality of respective programs.

Courses

Lakehead University is acknowledged for offering academic excellence. It offers an extensive selection of on-campus courses and online programs in varied subject areas. The university offer Master’s, Doctoral, Diploma and Certificate courses. Some of the popular courses offered at Lakehead University are:

·         Biology

·         Business Administration

·         Business Management

·         Chemistry

·         Computer Science

·         Economics

·         Education

·         Engineering

·         English

·         Forestry

·         Geology

·         Health Science

·         History

·         Mathematical Sciences

·         Public Health

·         Psychology

·         Sociology

·         Social Work

·         Women’s Studies

·         Educational Studies

·         Biotechnology

·         Electrical and Computer Engineering

·         Physics

·         Kinesiology

·         Social Justice

Student Facilities

There are many offerings for the students studying at Lakehead University. The university offers all the students with the facility of health plan, online used bookstore, student food bank, library and more. There is also a Canadian Federation of Students available where on-half million students from over 80 different universities across Canada have registered. Moreover, health and wellness centre is there both on and off campus where students can seek medical assistance and other advices for succeeding.

There are also Aboriginal Cultural and Support services available for students with disability. It helps the disable students to achieve success in their academic goals through varied services. At Lakehead University, students will find that the institute is highly dedicated towards student-centered learning environment and hence to provide core support to the student network there is an Offices of Student Affairs that help guide the students throughout their university career.

Accommodation

Lakehead University is equipped with 264-bed residence for students. The accommodation facility at Lakehead University is environmentally sustainable that offer comfortable stay to the students in the midst of unique modern design and amenities and mouthwatering catering services. Both the campuses have sufficient accommodation facilities for students. However, students can also opt for off-campus accommodation throughout their academic years.

Noted Alumni

Lakehead University endeavors for academic excellence. The university takes the pride to offering producing some of the notable graduates that are successful in their career path and serving in varied domains today. Some of the noted alumni are:

·         Steve Ashton – Minister of Water Stewardship and MLA Thompson

·         Jim Foulds  - Former Ontario MPP

·         Bruce Hyer – Member of Parliament, Thunder Bay Superior North     

·         Arnold Park – Retired President and CEO of McCain Foods           

Scholarships

University education is the crucial investment for students and to make the education affordable for students, Lakehead University offers a wide range of scholarship programs to finance their tuition fees and living throughout their university career. Some of the scholarships are:

·         Entrance Scholarships for National and International Students

·         Presidential Scholarships

·         Northwestern Ontario & Simcoe County Citizenship Scholarships

Entrance Athletic Scholarships for Varsity Athletes 



Courses Offered

Honours Bachelor of Commerce (H.B. Comm) specialising in Business Administration

Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)

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Intake:
01-May-17, 23-May-17, 04-Jul-17, 26-Jul-17

Honours Bachelor of Science (HBSc) - Chemistry

Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)

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01-May-17, 23-May-17, 04-Jul-17, 26-Jul-17

Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts (HBFA) / Bachelor of Education (BEd) - Visual Arts (Intermediate-Senior)

Bachelors | Full Time (6 years)

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01-May-17, 23-May-17, 04-Jul-17, 26-Jul-17

Bachelor of Arts (BA) / Bachelor of Education (BEd) - Visual Arts (Primary-Junior)

Bachelors | Full Time (5 years)

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01-May-17, 23-May-17, 04-Jul-17, 26-Jul-17

Honours Bachelor of Arts (HBA) - English and History majors

Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)

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01-May-17, 23-May-17, 04-Jul-17, 26-Jul-17

Honours Bachelor of Arts (HBA) - History and Women's Studies Major

Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)

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Intake:
01-May-17, 23-May-17, 04-Jul-17, 26-Jul-17
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