November 8th, 2018

Indigenous Cultural Markers at Lakeshore Campus

Over the last few weeks we have had several opportunities to come together as a community to celebrate new initiatives, successes and look ahead to new possibilities.

This week, we had the chance to reflect on some of the history that brought us here. Earlier today, we honoured the Indigenous voices and experiences of those at Humber and the surrounding area when we unveiled the Indigenous Cultural Markers at the Lakeshore Campus. These permanent markers are a physical reminder of the land acknowledgement that places Humber in the context of the...

November 2nd, 2018

Convocation is one of my favourite events of the academic year. It is a time to pause and reflect on why we all do what we do – prepare engaged students to become well-rounded alumni who change the world (no pressure). Thanks to all of our faculty and staff who help our students from day one to the convocation stage. Our graduates have accomplished a great deal during their time at Humber and we look forward to all they are yet to do.

At our first convocation more than 50 years ago, 19 students graduated. Yesterday, during...

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October 31st, 2018

INDUSTRY 4.0 Future: A Day of Dialogue

At Humber, we are fortunate to have many strong partnerships that benefit our students and the college community as a whole.

When we are able to join forces with other postsecondary institutions and companies that share our vision of polytechnic education, we make real progress and prepare our students for the careers of tomorrow.

Earlier this month we signed an agreement with Otago Polytechnic in New Zealand and Denmark’s VIA University College to establish the Global Polytechnic Alliance (GPA).

This alliance gives students the chance to participate in summer...

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October 18th, 2018

The fall semester here at Humber is off to a speedy and positive start.

Earlier this month, we became Canada’s first polytechnic or public college to adopt the Okanagan Charter, making a commitment to incorporate health and well-being into all aspects of campus life. This builds on the healthy and inclusive community pillar of our new strategic plan.

As part of this commitment, we set an ambitious goal for ourselves – to become Canada’s healthiest campus. One of our first steps toward this goal is making all Humber...

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August 27th, 2018

As a new school year approaches, I hope you’ve all had an amazing summer.

I want to start by offering a warm “hello!” to all those joining the Humber community for the first time. As you will discover, there are many exciting things happening here and it’s a great, supportive place to be.

As you start a new adventure, you may be feeling a mix of excitement and anxiety. Just know that you’re in a friendly place and we are here for you.

To get the school year off to a...