Lakehead University, Canada

Thunder Bay, Canada

Which programmes can I study at Lakehead University and when?

Geography BSc / Environmental Geography BSc :
2nd Year Semester 1

Human Geography BA:
2nd Year Semester 1

Sports & Exercise Science BSc / Sports & Exercise Therapy BSc/Physical Education & Sports Coaching BA

2nd Year Semester 2


Academic Information

Students are required to take 5 modules, equivalent to 2.5 FCE credits by Lakehead standards.

Please see the module catalogue


Academic Calendar

Semester 1: End of August / Early September until Late December (approximate dates)

Semester 2: Beginning of January / End of April (approximate dates)

Exact dates on Lakehead University website


Accommodation abroad 2019-20

Self-catering shared flat/house on campus.
$3,700 approx per semester (payable to Lakehead University)

More information about accommodation on Lakehead University website.


Accommodation in York (Semester exchange)

York St John University accommodation is guaranteed for the semester you are not abroad.



You will need an ETA (Electronic travel authorisation) which is a digital document connected to your passport that allows you to be in Canada for under 6 months. You can apply for it online and it costs around CAD$7.00. more info will be given to you once you are accepted 



Lakehead University requires all international and exchange students to be registered in the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) at a rate of $51 per month. If you qualify for a travel grant from Student Finance England, you may be able to claim this back.


Additional Costs

up to $250 ancillary fee per semester (lab supplies etc.)


More Information

Lakehead University website

Student services factsheet Lakehead

Study abroad ambassador:

Rachel Bean, geography, 

Lucy Clough, geography, 

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