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Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Technology Co-op & Work Placement Job Fair 2020

Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Technology Co-op & Work Placement Job Fair 2020

Tue, March 10, 2020

The Co-op and Work Placement Services hosted an Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Technology Job Fair for placement and new co-op program students.

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FIRST Robotics Competition

FIRST Robotics Competition

Fri, March 06, 2020

Humber College and the Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology hosted the 2020 FIRST Robotics Competition from March 6th – 9th, 2020.

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ASHRAE Toronto Chapter Career Fair 2020

ASHRAE Toronto Chapter Career Fair 2020

Wed, February 12, 2020

Humber’s Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology (FAST) was pleased to host the 10th Annual ASHRAE Toronto Chapter Career Fair.

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Advanced Manufacturing Capstone

Advanced Manufacturing Capstone

Wed, July 17, 2019

The Advanced Manufacturing Cluster completed various capstone projects across its four programs in the 2018/2019 academic year

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Winners of the OAAAS Architecture Competition

Winners of the OAAAS Architecture Competition

Fri, July 12, 2019

This year, in the annual OAAAS Architecture Competition, the Architectural Technology students made Humber proud!

Humber Students Win Big At Skills Canada Competition

Humber Students Win Big At Skills Canada Competition

Wed, June 05, 2019

Humber students earned three gold medals and took the country by storm this week at the Skills Canada competition held from June 4 and 5 in Edmonton.

The Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) is the only national, multi-trade and technology competition for students and apprentices in the country. It included more than 550 competitors in 40 competitions, representing six sectors.

Humber students participated in the following categories:

3D Digital Game Art (Gold)
Student participant: Rushi Patel (by special invitation)
Coach: Cory Avery

Photography
Student participant: Catherine Guarini
Coach: David Scott

Baking (Gold)
Student participant: Stefanie Francavilla
Coach: Sergio Shidomi

Mechatronics (Gold)
Student participants: Mateusz Cwaliniski and Bogdan Malynovskyy
Coach: Neal Mohammed
Assistant Coaches: Anthony Nyman, Mauricio Toigo (Student Mentor/Coach)

The Gold medal winners now pre-qualify to compete in the 45th Worldskills Competition in Russia in August 2019.

Congratulations to all of the winners and participants.

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Bronze for Humber at WorldSkills

Bronze for Humber at WorldSkills

Thu, October 19, 2017

Humber grads Theo Willert and Avery Bird have won bronze in the mechatronics category at the WorldSkills 2017 competition in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The two electromechanical engineering grads, who previously won gold in mechatronics at Skills Ontario and Skills Canada, also won Best In Nation for their performance among the other Canadian competitors.

This is the first time Canadian competitors have won a medal at the bi-annual WorldSkills competition. They were the only Canadian team that medaled this year.

Theo and Avery were coached by Neal Mohammed, Anthony Nyman and Mauricio Toigo, and were supported by many others in the Humber community as well as numerous industry partners.

Congratulations to Theo and Avery!

Watch the video to see Humber grads Theo Willert and Avery Bird win bronze in the mechatronics category at the WorldSkills competition.

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Humber Duo Represents Canada at International Skills Competition

Humber Duo Represents Canada at International Skills Competition

Sat, September 30, 2017

Avery Bird and Theo Willert are gearing up to represent not only Humber, but all of Canada as well, at the upcoming World Skills competition.

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Euro Skills Mechatronics Competition

Euro Skills Mechatronics Competition

Thu, November 24, 2016

The first day of the Euro Skills Mechatronics Competition has proven to be a success for the students from Humber.

Humber students went head-to-head with strong European competitors from Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, France, Italy, and Hungary. The second day of the competition will be challenging as the students will need to build, commission, program and integrate a system with new technology that has never been seen before. We are looking forward to the challenge.

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Michelin Challenge Design Competition

Michelin Challenge Design Competition

Fri, October 21, 2016

Alumnus Kurt Scanlan has placed 3rd in the Michelin Challenge Design Competition with a project he developed in his 4th-year Vehicle Studio class.

Josh Gadomski, from the same class was a finalist in the same competition. Their were 10 finalists (including the three eventual winners) and 10 honourable mentions beyond that.

This is a great achievement - the Michelin Challenge Design Competition is an established worldwide competition and the competition is always very stiff. We have had students achieve "Honourable Mentions" in the past (Ryan Ebbers in the 2016 competition and Jordie Lewis in the 2011 competition), but this is the first and only time that we have placed in the Michelin Challenge.

To have had two students from a single studio class be considered finalists in a worldwide competition is very special indeed. 

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Greenhouse Research Experiment

Greenhouse Research Experiment

Wed, July 27, 2016

A greenhouse experiment is being conducted this semester to examine the effect of salt and fertilizer on the establishment of native plants.

Two native seed mixes, as well as the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario standard roadside seed mix, are being tested. Ben Doerksen, a work-study from the Landscape Technician program is assisting with the research. Humber School of Applied Technology instructor Lynn Short is a partner and co-applicant for this project.

Phase I of an outdoor study examining the effect of cover crops (oats, annual ryegrass, and pearl millet) on weed suppression prior to the establishment of native plants is also being completed. A literature review and a list of recommendations for future research will be compiled. The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority is an external partner of Humber College in this research.

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Humber Students Create a Sustainable Design Space through the Design of The Kortright Centre

Humber Students Create a Sustainable Design Space through the Design of The Kortright Centre

Wed, July 13, 2016

Humber faculty, architectural technology students, and interior design students partnered with the TRCA (Toronto and Region Conservation Authority).

At Canada's largest environmental education center, The Kortright Centre, they met to create a Sustainable Design Space. This interdisciplinary project took students outside of the classroom and gave them the experience of working with a client that engaged both their program skills as well as their soft skills. The experience allowed them to have a taste of the real world while still being students in their respective programs.

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Fall Convocation

Fall Convocation

Humber

Thu, November 07, 2019
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Last Day of Classes

Last Day of Classes

Humber

Fri, December 13, 2019
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Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) - Province-Wide Virtual Information Recruitment Session

Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) - Province-Wide Virtual Information Recruitment Session

Humber

Mon, January 18, 2021
North

Attention all ARC, CIVIL, SNRG, BCTI, CETI, Carpentry and Renovation Technician and PMPG graduating students. Are you interested in working as a Property Inspector?

The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is made up of a team of experts who understand local communities and assess every property in Ontario. MPAC provides the very foundation that municipalities use to base the property taxes needed to pay for the services we use every day.

Please join us for a virtual information session and province wide recruitment for full-time Property Inspectors on the following dates:

  • Jan 18, 2021 - 11:30am-1:00pm
  • Jan 20, 2021- 4:30pm-6:00pm
  • Jan 26, 2021 - 11:30am-1:00pm

Please register in advance through the Eventbrite link here https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/virtual-career-info-session-become-a-property-inspector-with-mpac-registration-133003754811

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