Make Your Move – Post Secondary Education in Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay is home to two significant post-secondary institutions, Lakehead University and Confederation College.

Confederation College

Location - 1450 Nakina Dr, Thunder Bay, ON P7C 4W1



Apprenticeship Programs

Skilled Trades People are in high demand and Confederation College offers 11 Apprenticeship Programs to pioneer your career in the skilled trades.

Negahneewin Student Services

Confederation College offers Indigenous Programs, student support as well as cultural services and events.

International Students

There are over 500 international students from over 30 different countries currently studying at Confederation College.

Book a Campus Tour

Book a tour to visit Confederation College's Thunder Bay campus and learn more about the school.

Lakehead University

Located in a picturesque setting, Lakehead University offers a wide range of programs to the 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Lakehead students experience a dynamic learner-centered education that is balanced with the wonders of nature and exceptional recreational activities.

Location - 995 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 5E1

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Undergraduate Programs

There are over 50 undergraduate programs offered at the Thunder Bay Campus including Arts, Engineering, Indigenous Learning, Northern Studies, Nursing, and Science programs.

Graduate Programs

There are over 30 graduate programs that range from Certificates, Diploma, Masters and Doctoral programs.

Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

The newly opened Bora Laskin Faculty of Law features a three year law degree focused on justice in smaller communities.

Northern Ontario School of Medicine

Lakehead is the West campus of the newest Medical School in Canada, Northern Ontario School of Medicine.

Book a Campus Tour

Book a tour to visit Lakehead's campus and learn more about the school.




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Thunder Bay has two major educational institutions –Confederation College and Lakehead University


"The Business-Marketing Program at Confederation College is an excellent choice…My current position at the Northwestern Ontario Technology Center as Youth Coordinator for the Young Entrepreneurs of Thunder Bay and the Canadian Youth Business Foundation allows me to use all the education and business skills I gained." - Melissa Gorrie, Program Graduate & Youth Coordinator, Northwestern Ontario Technology Centre. 


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