Virtual Workshops 2021

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

Making Friends Online - Part One 

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. 

Making Friends Online - Part Two 


Navigating Blackboard

What is Blackboard & how do I use it? Join us for this session on Blackboard 101. You will receive tips & tricks from members of The Open Learning Centre 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 workshops, 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


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. 


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

In this session led by the Consent Peer Education Program, 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. 

A Day in the Life: Virtual Learning 

Curious about how virtual learning works? Follow along with your Orientation Leader Samantha as she takes you through a day in the life of virtual learning and provides you with helpful tips along the way! 


Orientation & First-Year Experience Present: How To Study Better

Join your Senior Peer Mentor Sadiya and your Senior Orientation Leader Samantha as they share with you tips on how to create effective study habits.


Working In Student Services Panel Discussion & Q&A

During this panel discussion, we will highlight stories and professional experiences from staff members from the Humber community and provide you with insight, information, and inspiration for building a network and pathway that can help you gain meaningful employment in the Student Services sector of post-secondary education.

Journey To Humber

Join Orientation Senior Leader, Samantha as she provides helpful tips and important safety measures for students who may need to travel to Canada for their studies. 


Humber Libraries: Online Orientation

Follow along with Amy and learn how Humber Libraries can help you succeed this semester! Begin a hands-on exploration of library resources and services by trying out the library’s interactive, virtual orientation.


Learn About Humber's Information Technology Services (ITS)

Join the ITS department as they walk you through all the wonderful supports available to support your learning journey. 


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. 


Student Transitions and Readiness Sessions (STAR Sessions)

Tune into the STAR Sessions and other below videos to learn how to connect with Accessible Learning Services and Student Wellness & Accessibility Centre! You will get information about how they support learners, what options are available to you for resources, and how to maximize those tools to support your success!


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 

Frequently Asked Questions about SWAC – Meet our Front Desk Team


How Can I Speak with a Doctor or Nurse at Humber?