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ACADEMIC SUMMER PROGRAMS

Imagine studying and living abroad for 2-4 weeks next summer, learning about yourself and the world while earning academic credits… Yes, you can! This incredible opportunity is open to all Humber students!

Parul University Program video

Watch this video produced by Quinton Vass, Bachelor of Film and Media Production student, about his unforgettable experience in the 2016 summer program at Parul University in India.

  • Travel. As much as you can. As far as you can. Life's not meant to be lived in one place.

STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

Following is a step-by-step guide to apply for Summer Academic Programs Abroad.

Any questions regarding the application process can be directed to:

Rebecca Fitzgerald, Manager, International Mobility and Partnerships, at rebecca.fitzgerald@humber.ca

Traveling student

To be nominated for a Summer 2017 Study Abroad program, students must be:

  • Currently enrolled at Humber in a diploma, advanced diploma, degree, or postgrad certificate program;
  • In Good Academic Standing;
  • And submit an Application Form and Letter of Intent by February 17, 2017.

Great News! The application deadline for summer programs in Bhutan, India and New Zealand is extended to Wednesday, March 8, 2017!

Only completed applications will be considered. Candidates will be invited to an interview by the Selection Committee at the beginning of March 2017. Successful candidates will receive a Notification of Recommendation from The International Centre in April 2017.

STEP 1

Identify Potential Host Institutions

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STEP 2

Complete Application and Letter of Intent

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STEP 3

Submit your Application

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STEP 4

Interview

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1. Identify Potential Host Institutions

Review the available opportunities and assess which one(s) best fit your Humber academic program requirements. You may apply to more than one summer program.

Country City Institution Flyer & Application Form
Bhutan Thimphu Royal Thimphu College  Download 2017
Denmark Aarhus VIA University College  Download 2017
Finland Jyvaskala JAMK University of Applied Sciences Download 2017
India Vadodara Parul University  Download 2017
New Zealand Dunedin Otago Polytechnic

Download 2017

Download Application Form

Scotland, UK Aberdeen Robert Gordon University Download 2016


2. Complete Application and Letter of Intent

Please review and complete the entire Application Kit which includes the Checklist, Application Form, and guidelines for writing a Letter of Intent.

All applicants are required to be in Good Academic Standing. Applicants must submit a current Grade Report from the Student Record System. You can access your Grade Report from MyHumber.

Country City Institution Flyer & Application Form
Bhutan Thimphu Royal Thimphu College  Download Application Form
Denmark Aarhus VIA University College  Download Application Form
Finland Jyvaskala JAMK University of Applied Sciences Download 2017
India Vadodara Parul University  Download 2017
New Zealand Dunedin Otago Polytechnic

Download 2017

Download Application Form

Scotland, UK Aberdeen Robert Gordon University Download 2016

3. Submit Your Application

Congratulations! You are now ready to submit your application for the Summer Academic Study Program Program. Please submit your completed Application, Letter of Intent and Grade Report by March 8, 2017 either by e-mail or in person to:

Rebecca Fitzgerald, MEd
Manager, International Mobility and Partnerships
International Centre, Lakeshore Campus, H100A
E-mail: rebecca.fitzgerald@humber.ca

4. Interview

You will be invited to an interview at the beginning of March 2017. The Selection Committee will have reviewed your Application including your Letter of Intent. Please review your Study Plan and Letter of Intent prior to coming to the interview. You will also be asked how you plan to support your study overseas. For information on bursaries available, please visit Humber Bursaries and select “Study Abroad / International Mobility Bursary”.

All successful candidates nominated for the Summer Abroad Program will receive a notification of recommendation at the end of April. This notification will list the host institution you have been recommended to and information regarding next steps which will include (but are not limited to):

  1. Signing a Learning Agreement-Outgoing by you and your Program Coordinator
  2. Attending a mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation Workshop session, which will cover a variety of essential topics including: cross-cultural adaptation and “culture shock”, health & safety abroad, being a Humber student ambassador, global citizenship, and general travel tips.
  3. The Manager, International Mobility and Partnerships at the International Centre will assist you to complete your application to the host institution, residence accommodation abroad, bursary support, identify health insurance options, apply for required visas if applicable. Visit the Before You Go section of our website for more details on these “next steps” to your journey.
  4. Consider enrolling in Humber’s free Global Citizenship Certificate program to compliment the knowledge, skills and understanding you have the chance to develop abroad.

INTERESTED?

Contact:

Academic School Contact Email
  • The Business School

Jennifer Wilson-Lee, Manager, International Partnerships and Student Mobility

jennifer.wilson-lee@humber.ca

Margaret Tellis, Study Abroad and Internships Assistant

margaret.tellis@humber.ca

  • School of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism
Judy Hebner, Program Coordinator, Study Abroad judy.hebner@humber.ca
  • School of Media Studies and Information Technology
Larisa Duravetz, International Coordinator larisa.duravetz@humber.ca
  • School of Social and Community Services
Meaghan Bastable, International Coordinator meaghan.bastable@humber.ca
  • School of Applied Technology
  • School of Creative and Performing Arts
  • School of Health Sciences
Rebecca Fitzgerald, Manager, International Mobility and Partnerships rebecca.fitzgerald@humber.ca