Lambton College

Location Sarnia
Established 1969
Famous For Applied Research and Education


Established in 1969, Lambton College is a public university in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. There are over 10,000 students enrolled at the college, and approximately 35% are overseas students.

Lambton College offers more than 70 programmes, including apprenticeships, academic upgrading, postgraduate, part-time, and training programmes. The College has 30 undergraduate programmes and 36 postgraduate courses across the fields of business administration, culinary management, photography, financial planning, engineering, and more.

Lambton College takes great pride in its diverse student population across all its campuses. Lambton College aims to further the values of fairness, diversity, and inclusion nationally and globally as an educational institution.

Services for International Students

Lambton College offers a variety of services to international students to help them adjust to their new environment. Students are provided airport pick-up, accommodation services, co-op and career services, financial aid, and skills training online. Lambton has on-site counsellors, health professionals, as well as student groups and outreach programmes that help ease into college life.

Lambton College is dedicated to offering all-inclusive student services to enhance students' achievements in both their academic and personal lives. By employing technologies like Microsoft Teams, the college remains connected to the students to address their requirements over the phone, online, and in person.


A 2020 report by Research Infosource Inc. on Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges ranked Lambton College as the No. 1 research college in Ontario and No. 2 in Canada. According to the latest rankings, Lambton is the No. 1 research college in Canada for the number of paid student research positions at a medium-sized college and No. 1 in the province for research partnerships at a medium-sized college.


Overseas students can opt for both short- and long-term accommodation alternatives. There are around 140 shared rooms available at Lambton with two beds and an attached bathroom in each. The rooms are furnished and come with utilities and internet access.

Classrooms are just a five-minute walk from the institution's on-campus housing facility. Several shopping centres, dining establishments, movie theatres and public transportation options are close by.

About Location

Although Lambton College's main campus is in Sarnia, Ontario, it also operates campuses for international students in Mississauga and Toronto.

Places of interest in Sarnia are the Stones ‘N Bones Museum, the Canatara Park, the Imperial Theatre, and the Bayshore Park. Students can easily travel to places such as Wyoming, Parkhill and Petrolia by bus or taxi.

About Location

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  • Canadian politician Cory Laidler (member of the Libertarian Party)
  • Michael McGinnis (Canadian Conservative Party member)
  • Rex Isaac (New Democratic Party-affiliated politician)

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