See what health means at Humber
Humber was the first public college in Canada to sign the Okanagan Charter, and we’re prioritizing health within everything we do – from health-focused programs to how we build curriculum. Above all, we’re supporting a healthy community of students and employees. Hear what they’re saying about what it means to be at their best.
Get the support and resources you need
Whether you’re a student or an employee, we care about supporting your healthy experience at Humber.
You have access to a wide range of programs and services to support your physical, mental, social and financial health at Humber. We’ve highlighted a few below to get you started, and encourage you to explore the full offering on our Student Resources page.Explore our Student Resources
Be sure to also check out IGNITE, your student government, for wellness resources and initiatives, a speaker series, and to take advantage of healthy lifestyle essentials like your student health & dental insurance plan, free menstrual kits, and more.
Part of a healthy workplace includes receiving the support and resources essential for work/life balance, physical health, financial well-being and social connectedness. Explore your resources to learn more.Explore Resources
Your healthy community highlights
Find out more about how students and staff in the Humber and Guelph-Humber communities are prioritizing health and well-being while supporting each other on their personal journeys. Learn about upcoming events and opportunities to engage with others and strengthen your own mental, physical, financial, and social health and well-being.
Photovoice Study Exploring the Well-being and Mental Health of Students’ in the Child and Youth Care Program
A photovoice project digital photobook has been released that explores the lived experiences of Humber college students and their mental health and well-being during the Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 semesters. This project has been in collaboration between Student Wellness & Equitable Learning, Center for Innovation in Health & Wellness, and the Child and Youth Care program at Humber. True engagement of Humber learners who are lavishing or thriving in their well-being is valuable for the design and implementation of student support services, as well as teaching and learning across the institution. Data will be used to improve student care and access to mental health support at post-secondary institutions.
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Humber’s four areas of health
Health means much more than hitting the gym.
It’s also about finding and celebrating community, becoming financially saavy, and accessing mental health supports when you need them. Humber’s four areas of health lay the foundation for a well-rounded experience at Humber where you can be at your best.
Wellness means different things to different people. Whether you’re looking to connect with a counsellor or connect with nature, we can help you find what you need to find your center.
From managing your finances to applying for bursaries and awards, we’ve got a wealth of information and resources for students and employees alike
Keep your body healthy with a growing menu of food items and a variety of activities and sports, whatever your ability. And when you’re not feeling your best, speak with one of our nurses or doctors.
Get involved in a club, be active in student government or find your community. You’ll be welcomed into a safe and diverse environment where all voices are heard.