Lakehead hosts March Break Open House for Prospective Students

(March 6, 2013 – Thunder Bay, ON)

Prospective students, along with their friends and family, will explore life on campus and have the unique experience of being a student for a day from Monday, March 11 to Friday, March 15 during Lakehead University’s March Break Open House.

“Students will tour the campus and residences, meet with faculty members in their programs of interest, and be a Lakehead student for a day by attending in-session classes,” said Robert Perrier, Acting Director of Lakehead University’s Admissions and Recruitment Department.

Prospective students will also meet with Student Services to discuss admission requirements, scholarship and bursary opportunities, academic support, career choices and more. The Open House runs March 11-15 at Lakehead’s Thunder Bay campus from 9 am - 4 pm.

As part of the March Break Open House, the Faculty of Education is hosting a special event. On Monday, March 11 from 7-9 pm, students who are interested in the Concurrent, Consecutive and Aboriginal Education programs are invited to attend the Education Open House.

“This will be a great opportunity for students to learn about different program offerings, tour the Education building and meet Education faculty and current students,” said Dr. John O’Meara, Dean of the Faculty of Education.

Whether a student is in their final year of high school or just starting their early university search, March Break at Lakehead University is the perfect opportunity for any high school student to experience university, first hand. Students can visit www.mylakehead.ca for more information and to register. 

Media are invited to visit the Agora on Monday, March 11 at 10 am.

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Media:For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact Brandon Walker, Media Relations Officer, at (807) 343-8177.

Lakehead University
Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for a multidisciplinary teaching approach that emphasizes collaborative learning and independent critical thinking. More than 8,700 students and 1,850 faculty and staff learn and work at campuses located in Orillia, and Thunder Bay, Ontario, which is home to the west campus of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. Lakehead University promotes innovative research that supports local and regional socio-economic needs. In Orillia, development continues on building a campus that meets Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) standards.

Last updated March 06, 2013

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