Lakehead University

Public University

Thunder Bay, Ontario Canada

Lakehead University is a research university that has evolved from the Lakehead College of Arts, Science and Technology and the Lakehead Technical Institute in 1946 which later gained university status in 1965. The university has campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Ontario. LU aims to develop a pla Read more



Highlights of Lakehead University

  • The first Chancellor of the university was Norman McLeod Paterson.
  • Lakehead is a key host to revolutionary facilities like Paleo-DNA lab and Biorefining Research Institute and 9 Canada Research Chairs.
  • The university has its own student newspaper “The Argus”.
  • Social Sciences and Humanities has the largest faculty at Lakehead based on full-time undergraduate enrollment.
  • THE World University Ranking 2020 #601-800th
  • Total Number of Students: 9,300
  • Percentage of International Students: 13%
  • Academic Faculty Staff: 319

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