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Important announcement – please read carefully.

The International Centre is now open, and our hours of operation for Humber North, Humber Lakeshore and the Humber International Graduate School are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday. Our phone lines are also operational.

While you can come to the International Centre for advice and help, students will not be able to book individual 1-1 appointments in person until early September. We will let you know when this option is available once we have a confirmed date. If you need to speak with someone from the admissions or student advising team, you can request a virtual appointment through the Contact form

The Return to Campus microsite provides important information, health and safety measures, and resources for individuals coming to campus.

Students can find a complete list of programs with downloads including program and course details at Current Student Resources

Planning to begin your studies at Humber? Here's what you need to know about study permits, refunds, and post-graduation work permits. Current approximate application processing time is approximately six weeks.

If you have any questions please get in touch by using this Contact Form. Please check Humber Updates for the most up-to-date information. Please also check Humber College’s and Humber Global’s social media accounts.

Humber College's COVID-19 Readiness Plan Approved

Work-Integrated Learning

Humber programs offer unique work-integrated learning opportunities to prepare students for their future careers. Students apply what they’ve learned in class to real-world environments through a wide range of academic, community and industry partnerships and opportunities. This helps to bridge the gap between studies and career.

These work-integrated and experiential learning opportunities may include field experience, professional practicums, co-operative education work terms, internships, applied research projects or community service learning. You may work with industry partners to help solve real-world problems or work with our Centre for Entrepreneurship to explore how to start your own business.

Visit individual program pages to learn more about specific opportunities.

The Student Experience

Watch how Humber incorporates work-integrated, practical learning into its programs.

Work placements

Humber is focused on preparing students for future career success with an education that includes hands-on and experiential learning. The term “work placement” can refer to co-op placements, internships or field experience depending on the program. 

Humber offers several kinds of work placements:

Co-operative Education

A co-op placement alternates academic, in-class learning and paid work terms. Students get to engage in work related to their field of study, which becomes increasingly more complex as they build the necessary skills. Your progress is monitored by the college.

Field Experience

This includes other work-integrated learning experiences that be intensive short-term or long-term experiences in a relevant field to your studies. The experience can be paid or unpaid and students are required to complete a defined number of hours linked to their program.

Professional Practicum

This work is overseen by an experienced registered or licensed professional in a discipline that requires placement hours and experience to attain certification. These work placements are generally unpaid, but integral to the program. Hours may be completed in blocks or throughout the academic year.


Internships can be paid or unpaid and typically take place in the middle or at the end of a program.