School of Media Studies & Information Technology Usability Lab

School of Media Studies & Information Technology

We are storytellers

We offer the most comprehensive mix of Media, Arts & IT programming of any college in Canada. Our Live Labs and work-integrated learning opportunities provide a layer of experience that complements the critical storytelling skills taught across multiple platforms. We leverage this multi-disciplinary power to create highly-skilled, adaptable and resourceful professionals that are career-ready.

Notable Alumni

from the School of Media Studies & Information Technology

Matt Di Paola

Senior Vice-President & General Manager, Critical Mass
Public Relations, 1995

Job description: oversees more than 100 strategists, creative teams, technologists and project managers focused on developing innovative digital experiences for Canadian and international clients.... Read more

Mia Pearson

Co-Founder, North Strategic
Public Relations, 1992

An award-winning entrepreneur, Mia Pearson is widely regarded as a pioneer in the Canadian communications world.

As the co-founder of North Strategic, Canada’s fastest growing national public relations and social media agency... Read more

Dina Pugliese

Dina Pugliese, co-host of Breakfast Television, studied Journalism at Humber.

The Sorry Girls (Kelsey MacDermaid and Becky Wright)

Kelsey MacDermaid (left) and Becky Wright met while studying in the Film and Media Production program. They graduated in 2014 and are now better known as The Sorry Girls,... Read more

George Stroumboulopoulos

Creative Arts and Design/Création et conception
Host, The Hour, CBC Television, 2008

Much-loved host of CBC’s late-night talk show, The Hour, Stroumboulopoulos has interviewed some of the most famous people in the world – from politicians to rock stars, Nobel-prize-winning... Read more

 

1968

Launch of Journalism & PR programs

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Leading to one of the most innovative and groundbreaking journalism schools in the system

 

1970

Creation of First Postsecondary Radio program

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Leading to Radio Humber the only FM radio station with a CRTC license in the college system

 

1998

Coverage of Special Olympics in Toronto

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First multi-program collaborative project with Public Relations, Photography and Film students covering the event

 

2004

Launch of the first school's degree: Bachelor of Creative Advertising

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Reinforcing an already strong advertising & PR cluster of programs, leading to numerous local & international awards

 

2015

Unveiling of the only Usability Testing Lab in the College system in Canada

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Adding a unique layer of expertise to the digital & interactive design programming of the school