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Sarnia-Lambton has an excellent choice of educational opportunities for every stage of learning. There are twelve post-secondary educational facilities in or near Sarnia-Lambton, which are detailed in the table below.


Lambton College offers comprehensive programs in a wide variety of fields, including Business and Law; Health, Hospitality and Community Services; Technology and Applied Science; Applied and General Arts; Information Technology; and Business and Industry. The College offers applied-degree programs in Applied Technology, Instrumentation and Control, Applied Technology, and Environmental Health and Safety.

The College has a history of working cooperatively with industry to provide the necessary education and training for its employees. Co-op programs include information technology, chemical products engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial hygiene, instrumentation and environmental technology.

The College's Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship school provides apprenticeship training in a number of in-demand careers, such as carpentry, construction maintenance electrician, industrial electrician, welding and steamfitter/pipefitter, and horticulture.

The College's Centre for Advanced Process Technology provides training in leading edge process technologies and applications. Theory and applications are tested through dynamic simulations or processing of samples in the advanced technology laboratories.

Also at Lambton College, the Suncor Sustainability Centre is the hub for sustainability initiatives in the region. The Sustainability Centre is part of the industry-led Bluewater Sustainability Initiative, which brings together business, industry, and civic organizations with a shared vision of Sarnia-Lambton recognized world-wide as a hybrid, green community.
To learn more about Lambton College visit

School Systems

The Lambton Kent District School Board operates 29 elementary and six secondary schools in Sarnia-Lambton. The Board provides an extensive selection of programs in all core subject areas, as well as French Immersions, Extended French and Native Language. To learn more about the Lambton Kent District School Board visit  
The St. Clair Catholic District School Board operates 12 elementary and two secondary schools in Sarnia-Lambton. The Board's mission statement reads in part " build an inclusive Catholic learning community and to serve as partners in the formation of life-long learners". To learn more about the St. Clair Catholic District School Board visit

Sarnia-Lambton Area Universities and Colleges
Institution Location Drive Time
Lambton College Sarnia, ON 0 min
Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park Sarnia, ON 0 min
St. Clair College Port Huron, MI 10 min
Baker College Port Huron, MI 15 min
Oakland University Rochester, MI 50 min
St. Clair College Chatham, ON 50 min
Fanshawe College London, ON 60 min
Western University London, ON 60 min
Wayne State University Detroit, MI 60 min
University of Windsor Windsor, ON 70 min
University of Detroit Mercy Detroit, MI 60 min
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 90 min