Internal Partners

 

Accessible Learning Services works collaboratively with students and faculty of Humber and the University of Guelph-Humber to ensure that the academic environment is accessible.

Whether you are studying in-person or online, we offer a range of support including academic accommodations, assistive technology training and referral to on-campus and community services.

 

The BASE (Black Academic Success and Engagement) Program is an equity hub within the department of Student Success and Engagement at Humber College. The BASE Program seeks to provide students who identify as Black, African, and Caribbean with community, resources and support to help them fully maximize on their campus experience. Our programming is open to students within Humber College and the University of Guelph-Humber.

 

The Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion provides human rights and equity programs and services to the Humber Community. All Centre initiatives integrate a holistic framework that extends beyond binaries and addresses the simultaneity of the individual’s identities and experiences. This intersectional and integrative approach grounded in a practice of care is woven throughout the Centre’s programs and services.

 

Humber Centre of Innovation

Humber has a network of Centres of Innovation (COIs) that brings 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 problem-solvers of tomorrow.

  • The Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation is designed to inspire innovation and support skills development with industry and community partners, as well as promote science, technology, engineering, art and math outreach. The Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation is home to many applied research projects with diverse partners across multiple sectors. Humber is transforming learning by converging industry, community and education to find innovative solutions to real-world problems.
  •  Centre for Creative Business Innovation helps communities and businesses discover where their issues are, then harnesses our creativity with media, performing and fine arts, design, and communications to drive solutions, commercialize concepts, boost productivity, amplify the story and find the right solution. Question. Create. Share. All in a time of high-speed change with challenges we’ve never faced before.
  •  Centre for Innovation in Health & Wellness (CIHW) will foster inter-professional collaboration and education to address prevailing community health issues. Through the CIHW, students and faculty will work with community stakeholders and partners for experiential and simulated learning opportunities and applied research projects.

 

Humber Community Employment Services offers Employment Services for all job seekers and employers across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) – at no cost to you. These services are open to anyone in the community, including students. We offer a broad range of programs and services to assist youth, newcomers, aboriginal peoples, unemployed individuals and others, to obtain meaningful work opportunities.

 

The Idea Lab is designed to support digital literacies at Humber College. The Idea Lab has three components: studio spaces, workshops, and online resources. The Idea Lab team holds regular open workshops on a variety of topics such as creating videos, building simple websites, and 3D printing. The Humber community can access video and audio studios, 3D printers, and other resources to support their creations.

 

Indigenous Education & Engagement works in partnership with regional Indigenous communities to ensure Indigenous students are supported and connected to their learning environment- academically, culturally, and socially. We assist Indigenous students in making the transition and adjustment to the challenges of college life while creating an awareness and appreciation of Indigenous culture and history in the greater campus community.

 

 

External Partners

 

Afro-Caribbean Business Network - We are unifying and educating African and Caribbean entrepreneurs. Running a business on your own can be difficult, but being part of a supportive community will make your entrepreneurship journey easier. The Afro-Caribbean Business Network (ACBN) was created to provide resources for Black business owners to build sustainable and successful businesses.

 

Canadian Accelerator + Incubator Network (CAIN) is an influential network of Canadian Accelerators and Incubators who create one voice for the innovation ecosystem through collaboration, education, and connection. CAIN has 125+ General Members, each an accelerator or incubator, representing Canada coast to coast (all 10 provinces, plus the Yukon). CAIN’s membership is diverse in the industries they focus on, the growth stage of the companies they support, rural or urban, and the scope of geography served.

 

Ontario College Incubator Network (OCIN) is a collaborative network of entrepreneurship educators from colleges across the province. OCIN hosts multiple student opportunities annually including an Ontario-wide pitch competition, and many multi-member supported conferences and bootcamps.

 

Peel ONE Network is a partnership between Peel-based economic development and entrepreneurship centres, including representatives from the City of Mississauga, University of Toronto Mississauga, Futurpreneur, the Regional Innovation Centre (RIC), Sheridan College, the town of Caledon, the Brampton Entrepreneurship Centre, and the Ontario government.

 

Redbird Circle Inc - We empower Indigenous Governments and their People by merging Indigenous Knowledge, entrepreneurship, and innovative learning approaches. Through strategic post-secondary partnerships, we offer multiple (virtual) courses on leadership, business creation, innovation, strategy, and investment through an Indigenous lens. 

 

Shopify Open Learning Program provides authentic experiential learning opportunities for school, college, and university students, with access to fully-functional Shopify stores, all for free. Our Open Learning program works with you to offer students a risk-free way to explore entrepreneurship. Students can earn digital badges in recognition of their achievements.

 

Toronto Public Library - Are you starting or growing a small business? We can help. Take part in our free programs and seminars on everything you'll need to run your small business. Ask expert library staff at our branches to help you find what you need. We have books on everything including marketing plans, human resources and more and we also have online databases, eBooks, and eMagazines you can access 24/7 from the library's website. And we have spaces for you to work and meet - everything you need to make your business a success.

 

InStage Virtual Reality  is a virtual experiential learning platform specifically designed to make it easier for students to build their communication skills and their soft skills.