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Laurentian University to hold Open House, March 11, 2023

Personalized tours, services fair, and sample lectures will be delivered

(March 1, 2023) - The Laurentian University community is preparing to welcome many future students, parents and other guests at the March 11th Open House, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

“Visitors can expect to participate in fascinating presentations and academic lectures demonstrating what their first year could look like at Laurentian. Guests will also have the opportunity to participate in a personalized campus tour,” said Events and Communications Coordinator, Office of Domestic Recruitment, Danielle Yasko-Pellerin. Stops along the way will include learning spaces and lecture halls, labs to libraries, residences to food services, and everything in between. 

“The entire university community including alumni, student ambassadors, staff, and faculty have come together to plan and execute this event that will welcome future students and other guests from near and far,” explained Pieter Breijer, Manager of Domestic Recruitment. “We're extremely excited to be showcasing Laurentian's outstanding faculties, services, and student life.”

Those interested in touring the University’s McEwen School of Architecture can expect a round-trip shuttle to and from this location and the University’s primary campus. A student ambassador will be eager to welcome all aboard.

Guests interested in attending sample lectures led by outstanding faculty members can expect to get a true sense of what it’s like to be a Laurentian student. Lectures will engage the audience on topics such as Ecohealth Promotion, Genetics and Genetic Diversity, Qu’est ce le stress et comment le gérer and Analyse sociologique du phénomène du tatouage.

Those interested in star gazing and the many teachings associated with the night sky can attend demonstrations in the Doran Planetarium, a 10-meter wide dome that projects a simulation of the sky ablaze with the twinkling of hundreds of bright stars. 

A student services and faculty fair will ensure that no question is left unanswered about Laurentian’s many services and programs. 

Laurentian regularly offers information sessions and campus tours to showcase campus.

Registration for Open House is available online.



Attendance highlights include: 

  • 253 prospective students and more than 800 guests attended March Break events. This is a record number of attendees for LU’s Spring Open House! 
  • 117 student and alumni ambassadors worked events. 
  • More than 20 student clubs participated in events.