Humber Electromechanical Engineering Technology students competed for a spot in the Skills Ontario competition again this year. The competition demonstrates skills in automation, mechanical build, professional practice and more. Since 2004, Humber students have won 42 medals at Skills Ontario, Skills Canada and WorldSkills competitions.

TIW Steel Platework Inc. has donated metal drums to Humber’s Construction Boilermaker Apprenticeship program. The donation enhances the opportunities for students in the program to get hands-on training for a profession that builds, installs and maintains boilers, tanks and vessels. Up to 40 per cent of current boilermakers are expected to retire in the next few years.

Humber welcomed the new Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) President, Dr. Alejandro Adem, to North Campus. The visit included a tour of the Barrett CTI, highlighting student projects and partners, and roundtable discussions with designates from 11 GTA colleges, Humber faculty and student research assistants. NSERC supports students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian organizations to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects.