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Background

The Humber College was founded in 1967. It is a publicly funded institution in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, offering a range of credentials including bachelor's degrees, diplomas, certificates and Ontario graduate certificates. Giacomo Gianniotti, Dina Pugliese, Zsofia Balazs, Sarika Sehgal, Giorgio Mammoliti are some of the notable alumni of the college.  Humber is reputed for being one of Canada’s most diverse, comprehensive, and exciting colleges. Webometrics ranked Humber College Business School 16th in Canada.It has three main campuses-  Humber North campus, Lakeshore campus, and Humber Orangeville campus.
 
Humber North Campus - It is located in northwest Toronto adjacent to the Humber River and is the largest of all three campuses. It offers full-time and part-time programs in fields including Business, Applied Technology, Health Sciences, Media Studies, Liberal Arts, Hospitality and Tourism. The campus also has an indoor pool and sauna, athletics facilities and a fully functioning spa. The campus also includes University of Guelph-Humber with a collaborative university-college partnership between the University of Guelph and Humber College. The Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation, located at Humber's North Campus, is home to many applied research projects with partners across multiple sectors. 
 
Humber Lakeshore Campus- It is located along the shores of Lake Ontario. It sits on the large grounds of the former Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital and Lakeshore Teachers College. 
 
Humber Orangeville Campus- It is located at the Alder Street Recreation Complex, Orangeville, Ontario. It has wireless classrooms along with a student commons and computer lab and an On-site fitness centre, including swimming pool, two hockey rinks, library, and food court.
 
The following schools come under the Humber College-

  • School of Applied Technology
  • The Business School
  • School of Media Studies and Information Technology
  • School of Social and Community Services
  • School of Creative and Performing Arts
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism
  • School of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

Infrastructure

The college has 3 campuses. The North Campus has residence facilities with a capacity of 1,000 students with a library, indoor pool and sauna, athletics facilities and fully functioning spa. The Centre for Trades and Technology (just up the street), featuring two full-sized townhomes and dedicated labs for construction, home renovation, plumbing, electrical, woodworking and cabinetmaking programs, is an added attraction. The Lakeshore campus has residence for 400 students, a library, a variety of eating establishments, LEED-Silver certified Lakeshore Commons building featuring airy, open common areas and workspaces, computer labs, multi-media production suites, an art gallery, and a cafeteria. The Orangeville campus is home to more than 200 full-time students, with an on-site fitness centre including swimming pool, two hockey rinks, library, and food court. The Capital Development of Humber is responsible for new construction and renovation projects and provides project design, planning and space allocation services to improve and expand the campus environment. Facilities Management is responsible for providing a safe, clean, healthy and well-maintained campus environment that supports well-being and promotes teaching and learning.

Residence

Students can choose to opt for stay on campus, homestays, or off campus/renting. Humber provides on-campus residence for more than 1,450 students at its two Toronto campuses. Once you have been accepted to study at Humber, you may apply to live in residence by filling an International Student Residence Application form. However, On-Campus housing is limited and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Students looking for a welcoming place to live and wanting to add an enriching element to their Canadian experience can consider a homestay option. Homestay providers coordinate accommodations with a host family, which helps ease the transition to life in a new country. Students should do their own evaluation of each homestay provider. There are many options for living off-campus. Students can rent a place in the neighbourhood. The college does not provide any information or guarantee regarding renting, and it totally depends upon the students to find a suitable place. 

Financial Aid

A limited number of entrance scholarships are available to full-time students entering a Humber post-secondary/postgraduate program for the first time. Scholarships open to full-time students who are entering a Humber post-secondary/postgraduate program for the first time are- 

  • Humber Students' Federation Entrance Scholarship - Presented to a full-time student enrolling in a Humber program for the first time. Students must exhibit high academic standards (minimum 80% grade point average), as selected by the scholarship committee.
  • Jean Augustine Legacy Scholarship - A scholarship is presented to a student from the Etobicoke-Lakeshore area, entering any Humber postsecondary program for the first time. The successful recipient must demonstrate their financial need and how they are working to overcome obstacles in the pursuit of their educational goals. 

Jobs and Placements

Humber programs offer unique work-integrated learning opportunities to prepare students for their future careers. These may include field placements, practicums, clinical placements, co-operative education work terms, internships, applied research projects, or service-learning. Placement Advisors help guide you through the placement process, from the beginning till the end. 90% of programs include a work placement, internship or co-op. It provides easy contact between students and employers. 85% of the 2016-2017 graduates from the college secured employment in full-time, part-time, temporary, contract and freelance positions within six months after graduation.

Location

The Humber North campus is located in Toronto, Ontario. And its nearby Toronto attractions include the Air Canada Centre, Rogers Centre, clubs, theatres, the Royal Ontario Museum, the Art Gallery of Ontario, CN Tower, Ontario Place and Harbourfront. Both North campus and Lakeshore Campus are accessible by Toronto public transit (TTC). 
Lakeshore campus is close to cultural attractions including the Air Canada Centre, Rogers Centre, clubs, theatres, the Royal Ontario Museum, the Art Gallery of Ontario, CN Tower, Ontario Place and Harbourfront. Toronto airport is the nearest and is 5 km away. 
 

Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology

The faculty offers 37 comprehensive programs in design, engineering technologies and skilled trades across a span of applied technology industries.  It has a network of Centres of Innovation (COIs) that bring together interdisciplinary teams of faculty, students, and community and industry partners. Well-equipped labs feature leading-edge equipment, including the Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation, The Centre for Skilled Trades and Technology, The Centre for Urban Ecology, and many other Engineering, Landscape, Construction and Design Labs. Humber’s innovative Global Citizenship Certificate (GCC) prepares students to live and engage in a culturally diverse and rapidly changing world. 

Faculty of Business

This department offers over 50 programs covering more than a dozen fields with a broad range of credentials that are reflective of the new business landscape. Entrepreneurship training is integrated into all programs. The Centre for Entrepreneurship, along with other highly specialized facilities and integrated work placements, is key to experiential learning. The Accounting Centre is available to all students enrolled in Diploma, Degree, Certificate and Part-time programs in accounting. The Humber Centre for Entrepreneurship will connect students to The Start-Up Stop: Entrepreneurship Skills Based Training Program, Sprout: Intrapreneurship Skills Based Training Program, Ment2Lead mentorship program, Launch Me program and pitch competition, and to many other valuable resources. The Trading Floor is a working lab situated at the Lakeshore Campus and allows students to simulate real-life equities exchange scenarios. The Faculty of Business offers five special awards. Each award requires the applicant to submit an essay. The faculty has a number of programs with a mandatory work placement component. 

Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellness

The Faculty lays emphasis on technological innovation, diversity and integrated community and clinical industry collaborations and has  state-of-the-art facilities. Humber's Bioscience lab is equipped with anatomical models, embedded and wet human specimenpy Clinic, Pharmacy Technician Lab, OTA and PTA lab among others. It has small classes and expert faculty. Clinical simulations, cadaveric bioscience labs, experiential learning and comprehensive work placements allow students to participate in a wide range of experiences and enhance their understanding of anatomical relationships and physiological principles – including ‘wet labs’. It also has a Biotechnology lab and a Clinical Simulation Learning Centre. It has a Massage Thera. There is on campus student support and connections with the Canadian Nurses Association and APA Assistance. Students in the Traditional Chinese Medicine program learn and work in the Tzu Clinic of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Massage Therapy students learn and work in an on-campus clinic, while ECE learners have access to Child Development and Resource Centres. 

Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Innovative Learning

This faculty offers courses in English, Professional Communications, Math, Literature, Social Sciences, Humanities, Science, and many . In the General Arts and Science programs, students begin their postsecondary education in disciplines that are at the core of a polytechnic education. The Humber English Language Centre supports the teaching and learning of English as a second language for personal, professional and academic purposes. Programs offered at the ELC are accredited by TESL Canada, TESL Ontario and Languages Canada.  The Academic Upgrading (AU) program is an Employment Ontario program funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities. Work Integrated Learning Opportunities are also available. 

Faculty of Media and Creative Arts

This department will help students specialise in all forms of storytelling. There are live Labs, regular performances, and ongoing work-integrated learning. The Community Music School is a fee-for-service outreach program for children and youth aged 3 to 18. The program offers Saturday music classes from September to June through Humber College’s Music Department, School of Creative and Performing Arts, Lakeshore Campus, Toronto. There is a new centre for creative and business collaboration at the Humber College Faculty of Media & Creative Arts: BuildingF (formerly the AdCentre). Students meet with the client to understand the project and creative brief. Projects may include social, digital and/or print focus. Humber Et Cetera is the Humber College journalism program laboratory newspaper. Et Cetera won awards in the CSPA’s Collegiate Gold Circle Awards, OCNA Better Newspapers Competitions and in the Columbia Scholastic Press Association Awards. Students from The Media Studies Journalism programs gain valuable real world experience in this LiveLab. The Faculty of Media & Creative Arts HD TV Mobile is a multi-camera television facility used for remote broadcast television production. It offers a “real-world” broadcast production experience for students, using “state-of-the-art” equipment found in similar industry facilities. The Humber Art Commons, located at Lakeshore Campus on Lakeshore Blvd, acts as a hub for art students. It was launched as a live lab to provide students with a creative space to explore and discover new techniques. The open concept allows for a modern studio space flooded by natural light. The space has been modelled on the general concept of transformability. Humber Advertising Account Management (AAM) professors are award-winning and industry-recognized. Sheila Walsh, a faculty member, a prominent member of the Toronto’s voiceover industry and can be heard on local stations such as CFRB; and Paul Cross, a noted newsperson who has worked with CHUM, Canadian Press, and is now at CFRB.

Faculty of Social and Community Services

The Faculty of Social and Community Services offers specialized education and training for students who want to pursue a career to make a change in the society. Some of the graduates hold the prestigious positions of Chiefs of Police, Executive Directors, Premier Award Winners and Members of Government. With over 800 community partners and some of the most comprehensive work-integrated opportunities, students can connect with fellow students, alumni and professionals in the field. Humber students are also given a chance to complete program work placements in Canada or abroad. The faculty hosts many events to provide students with the opportunity to learn about various career fields to explore different areas of interest and connect with employers and alumni. The department houses Centre for Justice Leadership, Court of Justice, Therapeutic play lab, crime scene lab, forensic studio, driving slim lab and conflict resolution slim lab. Humber’s strength in social innovation focuses on community development. The Faculty of Social & Community Services provides leadership in cross-college social innovation activities in collaboration with community and industry partners. Humber facilities supporting social innovation include the Conflict Resolution Simulation Lab, the Crime Lab, the Forensic Studio and a Centre for Social Innovation, which is in development.

Annual fees for Indians $16,600
Annual off-campus living $12,000
Source : GyanDhan's analysis & university's website as of year 2018

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