Lakehead University is a comprehensive Canadian university with 85+ undergraduate & graduate programs. Lakehead's 8300 students study at 2 campuses in Orillia & Thunder Bay, Ontario and include 1400+ international students from 80 countries. Lakehead is in Canada's Top 10 undergraduate universities (Maclean's 2020) and is Canada's #1 Undergraduate Research University (Re$earch Infosource 2014-19).
Lakehead offers 29 graduate programs in both academic and professional disciplines, and we are planning to develop exciting interdisciplinary degrees in the areas of biotechnology, Northern Studies, and applied Health Sciences (Lakehead University is also home to the Western campus of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine). We have filled six of our seven Canada Research Chairs positions in Aging and Health, Industrial Waste Management, Technoculture Studies, Sustainable Water Management and the Boreal Forest, Molecular Food Microbiology, and Aboriginal Education. Our facilities include the Advanced Technology and Academic Centre (which revolutionizes the interface of learning and technology), the Living Legacy Forest, the Paleo-DNA Laboratory, and the robotics laboratory, as well as a state of the art instrumentation lab.