Humber College (Humber)

By | June 3, 2021

Generally referred to as Humber College, the Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, was established in the year 1967. It serves as a publicly-funded college in Ontario in the country of Canada. It is home to 3 main campuses, Lakeshore campus, Humber North campus, and Humber Orangeville campus.

It offers 200 plus programs which include a bachelor’s degree, post-graduate certificate, and apprenticeship programs. Apart from all these courses to study, Bridge Training programs are featured too by Humber College for globally trained professionals in the fields of information technology and engineering. It is the first Ontario College to get Silver Rating for Sustainability Tracking Assessment Rating System.

Located close to the Humber River, the North Campus of the institution has more than 19,000 full-time students and 1,000 of them living in residence. The campus provides both full-time and part-time programs in a range of fields that include Health Sciences, Liberal Arts, Media Studies, Applied Technology, Business along with Hospitality and Tourism. The Lakeshore campus of Humber College, situated along Lake Ontario’s shores, is home to more than 10,600 full-time students with 400 living in residence. Orangeville campus of the institution offers 6 wireless classrooms, a computer lab, an on-site fitness center with a swimming pool, a food court, two hockey rinks, a library, and a restaurant. For students wishing to pursue careers in the fashion and beauty industry, The Fashion Institute of the Humber College features an ideal environment. Other campuses of the Humber College equally offer a range of facilities to the students.

Collaborative and applied research initiatives create great learning opportunities for students at Humber College. Most of the programs provided by Humber constitute a component of practical experimental like an internship or field placement. It has also been awarded Gold for including international activities in various aspects of its Strategic Plan. Owing to its programming, academic processes, and quality services, it has also been the choice of international students from over 138 countries all across the world.

Humber College boasts of 240,000 alumni who are major contributors in their respective areas of study. Canadian popular soccer player, Andres Arango; musician, Ben Bowen; football player, Royal Copeland; retired politician, Bev Oda; film director, Jared Pelletier; author and artist, Margaret Lindsay Holton and journalist, Sarika Sehgal along with several other remarkable personalities constitute the notable alumni network of the college.

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