Lakehead University

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Turn your diploma into a degree! Lakehead University has been a long-time leader in transfer pathways in Ontario. Choose from one of our many multilateral agreements and gain advanced standing in degree programs like: Criminology, Business Administration, Education, Environmental, Forestry, Social Work and more.

Our unique transfer program provides qualified Engineering Technology diploma graduates entry into Year 3 of our accredited Bachelor of Engineering degree program in Thunder Bay, ON.

Get started with our 2021 Transfer Guide.

About Lakehead University

Dynamic, modern, and highly learner-centered, 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 nine Canada Research Chairs and revolutionary facilities such as our world-renowned Paleo-DNA Laboratory and our Biorefining Research Institute.

Fast Facts​

  • 96.7% employed within 2 years of graduation
  • 90% of classes have 60 students or less
  • #2 Undergraduate Research University in Canada (RE$EARCH Infosource)
  • Ranked 1 of Canada's Top 10 Primarily Undergraduate Universities by Maclean's Magazine
  • 8,500 students from over 80 countries


Get in touch​

Address: 955 Oliver Rd, Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 5E1
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Have questions? Book a one-on-one private meeting with a Aaron Watson, Recruitment Officer.