Virtual Workshops 2020

Watch and learn from the comfort of your home! Browse through the videos below for important info and tips and tricks to help you succeed during your time at Humber. Enjoy and welcome! If you have a question that didn't get covered, send us an email

Navigating Blackboard

What is Blackboard & how do I use it? Join us for this session on Blackboard 101. You will receive tips & tricks from a fellow orientation student leader on ways to navigate Blackboard, and ways to use it to keep you organized and up to date with your courses. For more information, visit our Get Ready for Online Courses page

The Open Learning Centre 

We encourage all students to visit The Open Learning Centre – This is your main support contact and division when it comes to Blackboard, LinkedIn Learning and Online course support. The Open Learning Centre can assist you from the start to finish of your online course experiences, by providing you with one-on-one support, through a variety of methods including virtual chat sessions, email and phone support. For questions and support related to Online Learning, please contact the Open Learning Centre via


Humber Libraries: Online Orientation

Follow along with Amy and learn how Humber Libraries can help you succeed this semester! 


Your Guide to a Sustainable Semester

Join the Office of Sustainability in some top tips on how to make your Fall semester a sustainable one. 


Making Friends Online

Making friends online can be one of the easiest and most rewarding ways to enrich your social life. But for many, online friendship is just a blank page. In this video, We Got You covered. Follow along with Nicole, a Senior Orientation Leader who will give you some quick tips and tricks to making new friends online. 


Tips & Advice for Friends and Family

Are you a friend or family member of a student who is starting their learning journey at Humber College? Yes?! Great, we have got some important tips and tricks to help you support your student in having a successful semester.  


Academic Integrity 

Join Christian, a student from the Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness, along with some volunteers and faculty members as they walk you through the values of academic integrity. 


Math & Writing Centre 

Follow along with Alexander & Franc as they guide you through what the Math & writing Centre has to offer. 


Student Transitions and Readiness Sessions (STAR Sessions)


To view all three videos and additional content, please visit the STAR sessions webpage or you can access each through the below links.

What is Accessible Learning Services 
Documentation and Funding 
Creating Your Accommodations 

How to Access Accommodations Online 


IGNITE Health Insurance 101

Learn all about how to access and use your IGNITE Health & Dental Insurance plan. 


We Still Got You

We may not be physically on campus, but you can still access all of our services from the comfort of your own home! In this session, the Student Life team will share with you how to access Humber services remotely so you can be connected to the Humber departments that will help you succeed.



Tips for Success

Starting post-secondary from home can feel scary, but fear not – in this session you will hear from a Humber orientation student leader on the best tips & tricks to stay productive while working from your own space.



Financial Aid

Let’s face it, we all have concerns about our finances. In this session, you will learn about how Humber’s Financial Aid Department can support you and supports that are available from the federal government.


Mature Students

Are you returning to school after a break in your formal education? We recognize that mature students, who have been out of school for some time have some unique needs and challenges. Join us for this virtual session to learn about what you may experience and encounter as a mature learner and the resources available to you.


IGNITE: Cup of Tea with SEC’s

Meet your IGNITE Student Engagement Coordinators, and learn about the supports and services that IGNITE can provide you with this summer. Come prepared with any questions and concerns you may have.


Get Prepped with Career & Student Success Tips

A partner in helping you have the best academic journey at Humber. In this session Career & Student Success staff will help you pilot your new journey of post-secondary and have you feeling ready to shine.


What’s Your Pleasure? Consent, Sex, and COVID-19

In this session, participants will learn about Humber’s consent and sexual violence prevention initiatives, discuss consent and pleasure, and chat about safe(r) ways to engage in sexual activities during COVID-19. Participants are encouraged to think of questions they may have about consent, sexual violence, and sex during COVID-19.