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Study in Sarnia

  • Lambton College's main campus is located in Sarnia, Ontario, CANADA. Sarnia is a community that sits on the shores of Lake Huron - one of the Great Lakes - and is the energy and petrochemical hub for Central Canada. Sarnia is a quiet, safe and friendly community where students can be fully immersed in Canadian culture. 

    International students may also study Lambton College programs in Toronto and Mississauga.

  • International Student Update during COVID-19

    Thank you for your patience. Your health and well-being are our top priority. We also understand that you are seeking answers about the start of classes and programs.

    You must have a laptop with wireless capability in order to study at Lambton. Please come prepared. Depending on the COVID 19 situation and how it evolves, some or all of a semester may be taught online.

    Below you will see a collection of frequently asked questions which may also be helpful to you.

  • COVID FAQs

    FAQs for International Students
    How has COVID-19 affected the Winter 2022 term?
    Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, programs will be delivered in a fully remote or partially remote format.
    When will classes begin?
    Orientation for new students will take place from January 3 - January 7. Classes will begin on January 10, 2022. 
    When can students complete their registration?
    For registration details, please visit the Orientation & Registration page on your study location section:
    What are the requirements if my classes are fully or partially remote?
    Students require a computer, webcam, microphone and reliable home internet connection.
    Can I study remotely from my home country?
    Provided that your Winter 2022 term is being delivered in a fully remote (online) format, according to the IRCC, students are eligible to complete their studies overseas until August 31, 2022 without impacting their PGWP eligibility. If your Winer 2022 term requires an in-person component, you need to be on campus by the deadline indicated on the program delivery page. Please refer to the PGWP eligibility information the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) website. 

    How do I receive a travel support letter?
    After registering, please refer to the Before you Arrive page for your respective study location:
    When will I receive my timetable for the Winter 2022 intake?
    Timetables are accessible after completing your online registration and mandatory orientation program.
    I've paid fees to confirm my seat for the Winter 2022 intake. Can I defer my admission to a future intake?
    As stated in the footnotes of your Lambton College acceptance letter, deferrals will not be approved. Students are expected to register for the intake in which their seat is confirmed.
    Do I need to purchase a Quarantine Package?

    Students who are deemed to be fully vaccinated with Health Canada approved vaccines do not require a quarantine package. To be considered fully vaccinated, you must:

    • be eligible to enter Canada
    • have received the full series of an accepted COVID-19 vaccine
    • have receive your last dose at lease 14 days prior to the day you enter Canada
    • upload your proof of vaccination in ArriveCAN

    If you do not qualify for an exemption, you are required to purchase a Lambton College quarantine package in accordance with our DLI Readiness Plan. Please refer to your study location link below to purchase your quarantine package:

    As of January 15, 2022, certain groups of travellers who are currently exempt from entry requirements, will only be allowed to enter the country if they are fully vaccinated with one of the vaccines approved for entry into Canada. These groups include international students who are 18 years of age or older. For further details, please review the Adjustments to Canada's Border Measures.

    My program delivery includes remote study in Canada, am I eligible to work off-campus?
    International students who were eligible to work on or off-campus can continue to do so, but remain subject to the same number of authorized hours (20 hours off-campus during academic sessions and full-time during scheduled breaks.)
    For further information visit the IRCC Working as a Student webpage.
    What is Lambton College's COVID-19 vaccination policy?
    For information about the COVID-19 vaccination policy, please visit the Vaccinations & Campus Safety page and review the COVID-19 Vaccination (4000-3-11) policy.
    What vaccines will Lambton College accept?
    To access campus, Lambton College will accept the COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada and/or the World Health Organizations (WHO).
    I was approved for the Winter 2022 intake, but I would like to withdraw my admission and refund my fees. Is that possible?
    Yes, you are welcome to submit a refund and withdrawal request through your agent. Refunds are subject to an administrative fee as detailed in our Refund & Withdrawal Policy.
    The withdrawal deadline for the winter intake is January 14, 2022. Refund and withdrawal requests submitted after this date will not be eligible for a refund of term 1 fees.
    Where can I find information about my international student health insurance?
    Emergency medical insurance is mandatory for all international students at Lambton College. This includes students who are full-time and part-time and who are on a co-op. This insurance is provided by GuardMe - a third party insurance provider.
    For further information, please refer to the links below based on your study location:
    Important Notice: If your arrival date is prior to the start of term 1 classes, you must purchase travel insurance, including health insurance coverage, to cover yourself until January 1, 2022.
  • Why Choose the Sarnia Campus

    Lambton College has been servicing Canadian and international students for over 50 years and has truly evolved from a public not-for-profit college to a global post-secondary education provider. International students can study in Sarnia, Toronto and Mississauga, Ontario and Lambton College also has international students enrolled in campuses in China.

    Graduates of Lambton College have a competitive edge in employability and practical work experience. Many of the academic programs include co-op experiences. International students are also eligible for a post-graduate work permit upon the completion of their post-secondary program.

    International students can access a world class education at an affordable price at Lambton College. Students will also receive:

    • Work experience opportunities through part-time, volunteer, on-campus employment, co-op placements and post-graduate employment
    • Some of the lowest tuition and living costs in Canada
    • Safe, caring and supportive campus and community life
    • Higher level study opportunities at partner universities in Canada and the United States
    • Highly popular diploma and post-graduate academic programs
  • Contact

    Lambton College in Sarnia

    1457 London Road
    Sarnia, ON N7S 6K4

    international@​lambtoncollege.ca



  • Sarnia Photo Credit: Southwest Ontario Tourism

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