Lakehead University Edge Program on Road

Lakehead University

New students and their families are invited to “Explore, Discover, Get Involved and Ease Their Minds” at EDGE 2013. 

Participants will visit Lakehead’s residence, meet upper-year students, faculty and staff, and take part in programming at this two-day orientation. 

Nishnawbe-Aski Nation Lakehead University Faculty of LawTHUNDER BAY – EDGE will occur Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5 on the Thunder Bay campus. 

“EDGE is the perfect opportunity for students and family members to explore our beautiful campus, discover what Lakehead has to offer, and participate in activities designed to ease the transition to university,” said Lakehead President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Brian Stevenson. 

Lakehead University Edge Program

“Orientation activities increase a student’s chance of succeeding at university,” said Heather Doyle, Director, Student Success Centre. “EDGE is held in the summer to help new students become accustomed to campus and answer questions they may have before beginning their journey in September. Students and their families are encouraged to stay overnight in residence to gain the full experience.” 

EDGE runs Thursday, July 4 from 8:30 am until the evening and Friday, July 5 from 8 am – 12:30 pm (with optional afternoon activities). 

Lakehead University’s EDGE is going on the road! We will be providing EDGE on the Road sessions, visiting Ajax on Saturday, July 13 and Mississauga on Sunday, July 14. Students and family members who aren’t able to make it up to EDGE in Thunder Bay will have the opportunity to attend EDGE on the Road and learn more about Lakehead University supports and services. To learn more, or register for EDGE on the Road, visit  

The $50 registration fee includes meals, T-shirts, a city bus tour and more. 

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