The Goodman School of Mines is the entryway to Canada’s Mining University.
Focused on the development of world-class credentials in all disciplines of the mining cycle, the School supports the ongoing development of future and current leaders in the mining industry and is at the forefront of conversations about mining education in the country and around the world. Through close partnerships within industry, it ensures that Laurentian offers the most comprehensive mining education available in Canada.
Currently, the University’s roster of programs touches on all aspects of the mining cycle: from mineral exploration, environmental studies, engineering, Indigenous relations, labour studies, occupational safety and health, management, all the way to bioremediation and site rehabilitation.The Goodman School promotes all undergraduate and graduate mining-related offerings, and is actively engaged in enhancing experiential and cross-disciplinary learning opportunities for students.
The School also supports mining research, hosts professional development offerings and course modules, and offers regular lectures by industry giants. The Goodman Gold Challenge is yet another example of the School’s many successful initiatives, drawing the brightest minds from across Canada and the U.S. to the most unique undergraduate mining management competition in North America.
Programs to support the full mining cycle.
Teaching to the entire mining-cycle is easy when you have the best programming available. Laurentian University’s world-class programs lead to a vast array of career opportunities in the mining sector and beyond. The industry is poised for exponential growth and is seeking mining executives and sector professionals to join its workforce that have cross-disciplinary skills. The Goodman School of Mines invites you to discover career options and pathways to a successful future.
The Goodman School of Mines is located adjacent to one of the best mining camps in the world and on the edge of some of the most productive and fertile geology in the world. It is not just a world for Earth Scientists or Engineers, it is a world for students of Commerce, Indigenous Studies, Ecologists and Biologists and students working in Occupational Safety and Health who are striving to make the workplace a safe place to work. Our campus is home to four world-class mining-focused research centres.
As a student enrolled in a Goodman School of Mines (GSM) supported program, let us recommend to you one of the valuable minors offered at Laurentian. The mining industry has indicated that they are looking for workers with a well-rounded education and students with multiple skills and varied knowledge. The following minors are in subjects that are important to the success of mining!
The Goodman School of Mines’ mandate is to serve as a portal for students, industry, partners and stakeholders to the many facets of Canada’s Mining University and all it has to offer. From the student perspective, the Goodman School of Mines can expose future leaders to all facets of the industry. It can serve as the bridge to educational opportunities, the pursuit of career advancement and the leap into unimagined discoveries. Learn how we support you, the student!
The Goodman School of Mines Lecture Series were created to present current topics of importance and interest about the mining industry to students, graduate students, alumni, industry professionals and members of the community. The vision of the lectures is to promote an environment in which the participants can ask questions and learn first-hand from experienced industry professionals in a broad variety of topics that encompass the scope of the mining industry as a whole.