Lakehead joins domestic, international institutions as founding partner of Læra Institute

October 29, 2020
Lakehead University has joined Trent University, the University of Northern British Columbia, Yukon University, the Arctic State Agrotechnological University in Russia, and Nord University in Norway as a founding partner of the University of the Arctic’s new Læra Institute for Circumpolar Education. The Læra Institute will hold faculty workshops and student symposia, as well as focus on Indigenous and other perspectives on “circumpolarity” across the Circumpolar North. “As part of our Academic Plan, Lakehead University has committed to continue to develop regional nodes for professional program delivery with a focus on increasing access to education in northern communities through remote program delivery,” said Michel S Beaulieu, Lakehead’s Associate Vice-Provost Academic (Special Projects). Lakehead (ON)