Toronto, Ontario – October 16, 2017 – As of 12:01 a.m. today, full-time and partial load-faculty at all Ontario colleges, including those at Humber, are on strike.

At Humber and the University of Guelph-Humber, all full-time, continuing education, online and corporate training classes are suspended during the strike. Students are asked to contact their academic schools directly regarding the status of co-op, clinical and field placement activity.

All Humber campuses and Employment Ontario offices remain open with student and client services and supports available. More information about academic programs, facilities, student services, campus hours of operation during the strike and an FAQ are available at humber.ca/updates.

Varsity athletic games and Fall Convocation ceremonies will continue as scheduled. External organizations’ conferences and events held at Humber will also continue as planned.

Humber encourages students to use time during the strike to catch up on course work, readings and assignments, and review course material. Academic supports and student services, including those offered by the Student Wellness and Accessibility Centre, will be available during and after the strike.

About Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning 
Established in 1967, Humber College is a global leader in polytechnic education. Combining in-depth theoretical learning and hands-on experience with applied research and extensive industry connections, Humber provides career-focused education to 31,000 full-time and 23,000 part-time students across three campuses. The college offers a comprehensive range of credentials including honours undergraduate degrees, postgraduate certificates, diplomas, apprenticeships and certificates. More than four out of five Humber graduates are employed within six months of completing their studies. Visit humber.ca.

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For more information, please contact:

Andrew Leopold
Director of Communications
416.675.6622 ext. 4296; 416.518.8989
andrew.leopold@humber.ca