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We Are Humber

At Humber, we offer our students a polytechnic education. We teach theory, add in practical, hands-on training and work with employers to give students opportunities to learn in real-world settings. Set in state-of-the-art and creative learning spaces, this unique approach unleashes innovative and entrepreneurial thinking and prepares students for the careers of today and tomorrow.

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Why Polytechnic?

Take a look at these quick Humber facts and discover what makes Humber special.

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Guide to Humber

Choose your self-guided experience to explore Humber.

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Healthy Campus

Humber plans to be the healthiest campus in the country by becoming the first public college or polytechnic in Canada to adopt the Okanagan Charter.

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Hear From Humber's President

President Chris Whitaker would like to welcome you to Humber College.

Our Vision, Mission & Values

Vision

Transforming post-secondary education through global, polytechnic leadership.

Mission

Humber develops global citizens with the knowledge and skills to lead and innovate.

Values

Courage

We are bold in charting a new course in high quality education.

Innovation

We drive innovation and creative enterprise.

Equity

We cultivate an environment where all individuals can achieve their full potential.

Health &
Well-being

We nurture the health and well-being of our communities.

Sustainability

We preserve our collective future.

Humber by the Numbers

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LARGEST POLYTECHNIC IN CANADA

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MORE THAN 220+ PROGRAMS 

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6 ACADEMIC FACULTIES

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More than 33,000* full-time students

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+19,000 part-time and professional learners

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+6,000 international students

Humber Departments and Facilities

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Academics & Training Services

Learn about our different Faculties and our Employment and Training Services.

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Campuses & Facilities

Visit one of our beautiful campuses that feature state-of-the-art facilities and great green spaces.

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Corporate Departments

Find out more about some of the departments providing services to the Humber community.

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Corporate Information

Learn about our strategic priorities, administration and governance and access our quick facts.

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Communications

Find out everything you need to know about Humber on-campus and in the news.

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Careers

Find your spot at Humber College and the University of Guelph-Humber.

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Centres of Innovation

Humber’s network of Centres of Innovation (COIs) bring together interdisciplinary teams of faculty, students, and community and industry partners to solve complex, real-world problems. COIs provide an experiential learning environment for Humber students and prepares them to become the innovative and strategic problemsolvers of tomorrow. Humber’s COIs are focused in five areas of proven strength and industry sector growth:

Applied Research and Entrepreneurship

Ranked first in Canada for research partnerships, corporate research income and corporate research intensity, according to Canada’s list of top 50 research colleges from Research Infosource inc.

Sustainability at Humber

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1st institutional building retrofit to achieve Passive House Institute EnerPHit certification (Buidling NX at North campus is on of the most energy-efficient in Canada)

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2,910 textbooks donated, repurposed or recycled in 2019

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6 years in a row, Humber recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers

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3 car-share vehicles on campus for Humber community use

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14 beehives at North and Lakeshore Campuses

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20 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at North and Lakeshore Campuses – the most of any Ontario college

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6.5 million+ single use plastic bottles saved from landfill since 2014