Safe spaces on campus to live, learn, and play

LUSU's centres provide a supportive and engaging community for students from all kinds of backgrounds. Find like-minded folks who share your experiences and work together to make the world a better place.

Aboriginal Awareness Centre

The AAC provides peer support, opportunities for student involvement with Aboriginal teachings, ceremonies and traditions, as well as education and advocacy on current issues facing indigenous students.

Go to AAC Website

Gender Equity Centre

The GEC is a feminist action centre that provides peer support, education and advocacy and promotes progressive changes to attitudes and policies on campus. It deals with diverse issues including gender equality, sex-positive education, and sexual violence.

Go to GEC Website

Sustainability Iniative

The Sustainability Initiative promotes social and environmental justice through education, advocacy, and community-building on campus. They are active in policy work within the university to incorporate sustainability as a key operational and curriculum focus at Lakehead.

Go to Sustainability Website

Food Bank

The Food Bank assists students who find themselves in a tight spot for food. The Food Bank also educates about a variety of food-related issues like food insecurity and sustainable food production practices, and skills like gardening and cooking.

Go to Food Bank Website

Pride Central

Pride Central provides a safe space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirited, queer, intersex, and allies (LGBTTQIA) students. It is open to all Lakehead University students (and community) with a focus on ending discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Go to Pride Website

Multicultural Centre

The Multicultural Centre provides a welcoming and inclusive space where students can learn about and discuss issues such as cultural identity, racism, and international development concerns. The MCC runs events and campaigns that acknowledge and celebrate the cultural diversity at Lakehead and around the world.

Go to MCC Website