Laurentian University is a destination of choice for students from all across Ontario, the country and abroad. We offer an extensive range of top calibre programs, the opportunity to study in either of the country’s official languages, and the best post-graduation employment track record in the province. 

Top reasons to study here

  • Laurentian University is a large, diverse and highly decentralized organization.
  • With the highest post-graduation employment rate of all universities in Ontario's Laurentian represents a sound investment in your future.
  • Our outstanding location is particularly suited for a dynamic student life and balanced lifestyle.

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (5)
Applied Sciences & Professions (4)
Agriculture & Forestry (2)
Education & Training (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)

About

History

    In November 1960 the Board of Governors and Senate adopted blue and gold as the Laurentian team colours, rejecting the student preference for copper-red and nickel-grey, a more regionally appropriate but less eye-appealing choice.

Education

With more than 175 degree programs at the undergraduate and graduatelevels, and flexible degree options, Laurentian offers a comprehensive range of high-calibre programs.  Our programs in architecture, forensic science, sports administration, midwifery, human kinetics, Indigenous studies and many others provide unique learning experiences and diverse career opportunities for graduates.

Research

The mandate of Office of Research Services (ORS) is to support researchers with all aspects of their research activities. This mandate encompasses a broad suite of services which includes assisting researchers in every step of the pre and post research grant funding process, grant funding administration, knowledge mobilization, human participants research ethics, animal use protocols, and intellectual property management and technology transfer.

Career

The Centre is the central provider of career and employment (permanent/summer/ part-time) support services for undergraduate, graduate students and alumni from all disciplines. The Centre help students develop lifelong career management skills through a comprehensive range of accessible services to support and empower students in making informed decisions about their career and employment goals. The Centre also assists employers in recruiting students from the university.

Services

Student services

As the hub for international student services and programs, Laurentian International’s staff will answer questions, make recommendations, and help students to navigate the processes and protocols required for international study in Canada. They can also fill you in on the numerous opportunities for Laurentian students to study abroad and gain valuable international experience while earning credits.

Housing services

You’re now a university student and chances are this will be your first time living on your own. What you’ll find at Laurentian are flexible, comfortable residences that will feel like home – only better. Here, YOU get to design your own lifestyle! It’s the main reason so many students – more than 1,600 of them – choose to live on campus. Our eight unique residences provide you with an array of options. Each residence has a different style and vibe so we’re sure you’ll find one that feels just right for you.

Library services

You will find your textbooks and school supplies, plus everything from pens to school bags, binders and official Laurentian gear, even cough drops and chewing gum. The bookstore is operated by Follett, experts in postsecondary education merchandising. They also custom order textbooks to your specifications, provide a book rental service, and offer online shopping. 

ICT services

The Tech-Hub “Computer Store” is wholly-owned and operated by Laurentian University. We supply computer equipment to students, faculty, staff, departments and Colleges. Managed by the IT department, the Tech-Hub “computer Store” is conveniently located in the University Class Room Building just across from the entrance to the Class Room. Feel free to drop by during our hours of operation.

Medical services

Health Services at Laurentian University offers primary healthcare, health promotion and protection, disease and injury prevention advice, emotional counselling and medical care. Registered nurses and nurse practitioners are on staff during regular office hours, part time physicians are available by appointment and urgent cases are also accepted. 

Student Life

Campus life

You’re now a university student and chances are this will be your first time living on your own. What you’ll find at Laurentian are flexible, comfortable residences that will feel like home – only better. Here, YOU get to design your own lifestyle! It’s the main reason so many students – more than 1,600 of them – choose to live on campus. Our eight unique residences provide you with an array of options. Each residence has a different style and vibe so we’re sure you’ll find one that feels just right for you.

Sports facilities

Laurentian University is home to some of the finest recreational and competitive venues in Ontario.

    - Squash and Tennis Courts
    - Olympic Swimming Pool
    - Four Gymnasiums
    - Indoor/Outdoor 400/200 metre track
    - Hiking trails and Ski trails
    - Beach volleyball court
    - Beautiful sandy beach on Lake Nepahwin
    - Indoor Rock climbing and Bouldering cave

Student clubs

Friendships and communities form quickly at Laurentian. What better way to make that happen from day one but to join one of the student-led clubs and organizations!Over and above the traditional clubs and associations, it is easy to start one of your own. All you need are like-minded students who share a common interest.

- Social Awareness Club

- Sustainable Earth

- Biology Society

- Women's Centre

- Geography Association

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