Humber College
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Tuition: $6,000.00  Students: 19,000
205 Humber College Boulevard
Toronto, ON      M9W 5L7
(416) 675-3111

Humber College

Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, or Humber College, is a polytechnic university that was founded during the establishment of Ontario's college structure in 1967. ... continued below

About Humber College

Campus: Facilities, Residence and Location

Humber is located at the West Humber-Clairville neighborhood in Toronto, and it has an estimated 55,000 part-time students and 13,000 full-time students. An estimated 1,200 of them reside inside the campus. There are two campuses that accommodate students, Humber North Campus and Lakeshore Campus. Humber North is located in Humber Arboretum which includes three connected residence buildings for 1,000 students. Here, you will find a lot of amenities, which include Athletic facilities, Pubs, Bookstore, Computer Facilities, Food Services and Malls (Woodbine Mall). It has two buildings with Single Room Style accommodations, with a building that also has Suite style rooms to add more options to students. Lakeshore Campus, which is just west of Toronto, has a lakefront parkland and a conservative building scenario. It has technologically sophisticated classrooms, computer labs, athletic facilities, and food service. Its living accommodation has suite style rooms for 430 students.

Student Services and Student Life

The college offers student services, such as Athletics and Media. Humber's school team name is the Hawks, and their varsity sports include: Dance, Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading, Golf, Volleyball, Soccer, Cross-Country, and Rugby. The school's student media include Humber EtCetera, which was awarded the prestigious title: "2004 Apple Award Winner" by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. The college's radio station is CKHC, which was the first Canadian radio station to incorporate only Canadian content playlists. Other student services offered by Humber are Childcare Needs, Bookstore Computer Shop, Career and Employment Services, Counselling, Disability Services, Food Services, Health Services, International Student Services, Learning Resources, Libraries, Media Services, Peer Tutoring and Student Residences.

Students who thrive in extracurricular activities can take advantage of the ongoing events that are held every year, including the Toronto Trips Downtown, Karaoke, Charity And Volunteer Drives, Events For Professional Teams And Varsity Games, Awareness Week, Halloween Haunts Activities, Trips To The Wonderland, Food Drives, Dodge Ball Tournaments, Environmental Days, Coffee Houses, Semi Formal At The End Of The Year, Annual Boat Cruise Rides, Residence Idol, Mocktail Making Competitions, And Special Holiday Events.

Academic Programs

Among the courses and programs that are included in Humber are regular courses and continuing education programs by the School of Creative & Performing Arts, Humber’s Business School, School of Media Studies and Information Technology, the School of Social and Community Services, and Liberal Arts and Sciences. It also has an English Program that attracts students all over the world.

Famous Alumni

There are many notable alumni in this university. Some of them include: Juno Award And Grammy Award Nominee, Greg Wells; Juno Award Winning Pianist, Brian Dickinson; CTV Toronto Personality (Fill-In Weatherman On Canada AM), Anwar Knight; Host Of Breakfast Television Toronto, Dina Pugliese; Host Of CBC News: The Hour, Former Muchmusic VJ,George Stroumboulopoulos (Radio Broadcasting, 1994); Juno Award Nominated Musician, Dione Taylor (Vocal Jazz); Host Of Slammin Christian Hits, Host Of CT20 AJ The Wonderdog (Radio Broadcasting, 2002).

Toronto Information

Toronto is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario. With over 2.5 million residents, it is the fifth-most populous municipality in North America, and the 46th most populous in the world. As Canada's economic capital, Toronto is considered one of the top financial cities in the world.

Toronto's climate is moderate for Canada due to its southerly location within the country and its proximity to Lake Ontario. It has a humid continental climate, with warm, humid summers and generally cold winters, although fairly mild by Canadian and many northern continental U.S. standards. The city experiences four distinct seasons with considerable variance in day to day temperature, particularly during the colder weather season.

Toronto is a major scene for theatre and other performing arts, with more than fifty ballet and dance companies, six opera companies, and two symphony orchestras. The city is home to the National Ballet of Canada, the Canadian Opera Company, and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Notable performance venues include the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Roy Thomson Hall, the Princess of Wales Theatre, the Royal Alexandra Theatre, Massey Hall, the Toronto Centre for the Arts, the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres and the Hummingbird Centre.


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