Lakehead University is an innovative and comprehensive university that teaches students how to think, not what to think.
Lakehead is recognized as one of Ontario’s “equity powerhouses” for its commitment to serving underrepresented groups including Indigenous and first-generation students. The university emphasizes experiential and high-impact learning practices, which is reflected in the high employment rate of its graduates (96.7 percent within two years of graduation).
Ranked Canada’s leading research university in its category by Research Infosource four years in a row. Lakehead offers diverse research opportunities for undergraduate students at both of its campuses. Students work collaboratively with researchers, who are experts in their field, to gain a practical experience at a professional level while extending their academic knowledge. Lakehead also houses specialized research centres and laboratories, including Biorefining Research Institute and Entrepreneurship Research, and the Paleo-DNA laboratory.