Confederation College is a publicly-funded, post-secondary institution serving education needs in Northwestern Ontario and beyond. Established in 1967, Confederation College serves an area exceeding 550,000 square kilometers from the main campus in Thunder Bay and area campuses located in Dryden, Fort Frances, Geraldton, Kenora, Marathon and Sioux Lookout. The college offers a full range of programs and educational services throughout the region; full-time post secondary programs, part-time credit and non-credit courses, specialty programs for business and industry, pre-employment and skills training programs, apprenticeship programs and cooperative/workplace training programs. Many of these educational services utilize a combination of traditional and distance modes of delivery.
Lakehead University is located in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada at the head of Lake Superior. Our faculty, staff, programs and services team up to provide an extensive range of learning choice and alternatives, offering an unbeatable combination of quality education at one of the most beautiful campuses in Canada. Fieldwork complements the academic component of many Lakehead programs. Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism; Forestry; Environmental Studies; Geology; Biology and Geography, have been designed to take advantage of the natural laboratories of Northwestern Ontario. Northern social-economic issues are addressed in such programs as Sociology, Commerce, Social Work, Nursing, Psychology, Indigenous Learning and Teacher Education. Lakehead's Engineering program is unique in Canada, combining a diploma program in Engineering Technology with a Bachelor of Engineering degree program.