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Humber Transfer Student Week Launch/Social Media Takeover/Contest


Audience: Humber Students, Faculty, Staff & Admin

Transfer students make up 50 per cent of our student population and that calls for a celebration! Let’s come together, as a community, as we share our stories, triumphs and goals. So, connect on Humber IG and share your transfer story using #HumberIsHome, get digital swag for your social handles and join us for live interactive events as we challenge assumptions, build empathy, and instill transfer pride at Humber.

Transfer Student Games Night – It's going to be a Ka-Hoot with prizes to be won


Audience: Humber Students

How well do you know Humber and our transfer student population? Are you a master at quiz games and shows? Join us for a game of Kahoot! as we test your knowledge and give you a chance to win 1 of 5 - $25 Amazon gift cards.

Transfer Student/Alumni Panel and Q&A


Audience: Humber Students, Faculty, Staff & Admin

Students transfer at different times in their lives and for many different reasons. Our panelists will discuss why they choose Humber, the biggest successes and challenges of their transfer journey, tips for success for new and “not so new” students. We will also discuss, from the student perspective, how staff/faculty have or could make the transition to Humber even better.

Humber Transfer Champion Spotlight - Dr. Erin Mandel-Shorser


Audience: Humber Students, Faculty, Staff & Admin

Dr. Erin Mandel- Shorser is the Program Coordinator for the Bachelor of Workplace Health and Safety program. This program has 8 general and 5 specific diploma to degree block pathways available to transfer students. Based on this and the research she’s conducting, Erin has a unique perspective on how transfer students progress, how successful they are in comparison to high school students, insights on how to better support Transfer Students inside and outside the classroom and much more.

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Dr. Erin Mandel-Shorser

Humber Transfer Champion Spotlight

Erin Mandel-Shorser is the program coordinator and a professor in the Bachelor of Health Sciences - Workplace Health and Wellness Program (BHSc. WHW) at Humber College. Erin has been with the program since it began in 2017. Erin’s background is in Kinesiology, and she has a Master’s of Science from the University of Waterloo and a PhD from York University in the field. Using her passion for health sciences and her depth and breadth of knowledge in research, Erin has successfully created inclusive, accessible and relevant curriculum for students. Since the implementation of the Block-transfer pathways to the BHSc. WHW program, Erin has become an advocate for creating accessible education through this process.

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Alexia Bowen

Transfer Student Alumni

Alexia has been a transfer student 3 times over. She transferred to Humber to complete a diploma after studying for one year at a university. After completing her diploma at Humber, she chose to continue her studies by transferring to a degree program within' Humber. She did so by using a pre-built, established pathway. Her final transfer will be to transfer out of Humber to complete her master's. Once again, she has chosen a school that has an established partnership with Humber (a direct pathway). This will once again allow her to shorten the time needed to complete her studies in her master’s program. According to Alexia, all three of her transfers were relatively easy to get done thanks to the assistance she received from the Humber Student Transfer Services.

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Conor Brown

Transfer Student

From an early age, Conor has always been fascinated with creating content and trying new experiences and hobbies. This naturally mixed with his artistic skills and active imagination. Over the years, he jumped from one career possibility to another, trying to find a fit that would satisfy him to no avail.
 
Looking into media programs in Ontario, he knew Humber was the ideal place for him based on its reputation and industry-standard staff and facilities. Utilizing the fantastic transfer options available, he was able to “transfer with-in” Humber, moving successfully from one program to another. Now, he is on his way to completing a degree, something he thought he would never be able to accomplish.

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Paul Vanderburgt

Transfer Student Alumni

Paul is a graduate of Humber College's Broadcast Television/Videography program. Before Humber, Paul attended Brock University for Communications but had to withdraw in his second year due to health concerns. After multiple surgeries and months of recovery, Paul began to research film and television programs in the GTA. Since graduating, Paul has worked on shows such as Canadian Bake Off and Big Brother Canada. Paul is currently finishing his degree through Athabasca University and then plans to apply for graduate studies.

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