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Another Successful HRT Career Fair in the Books

HRT Career Fair

On Tuesday, October 30th, the School of HRT held their first school-wide career fair, where employers from each program offered all attending the same event.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Visits Humber College

Prime Minister Trudeau at Humber

On Tuesday, October 23rd, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the Humber North campus to discuss climate change and sustainability with our students, and meet someone special who will be representing Canada in a big way this coming summer.

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HRT Welcomes Master Chocolatier from Colombia

Chocolate Guest Lecture and Students

On Thursday, September 13th, our new post-grad certificate program, Advanced Chocolate and Confectionery Artistry, had a guest speaker come all the way from Colombia’s Casa Luker (a family owned chocolate manufacturer) to share his extensive knowledge on cacao with our students.

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GTHA/Humber Hotel Management Leadership Students Celebrate Graduation


On Thursday, September 20th, the Humber Room was filled with triumph as the GTHA/Humber Hotel Management Leadership Program students celebrated their graduation.

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Humber Wins Best Soup for a Culinary Institution at Holland Marsh Soupfest

Soup Fest

The 10th annual Holland Marsh Soupfest was another great success this year with Humber Culinary staff and students winning the Best Soup for a Culinary Institution category.

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News & Events

Recreation & Parks Association of Nunavut Visits Humber HRT

Recreation & Parks Association of Nunavut Visit

On Monday, November 12th, the School of HRT welcomed special guest speaker Dawn Currie from Recreation & Parks Association of Nunavut (RPAN) to speak about the work of RPAN and the opportunities available to students.

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Jamaica Tourist Board Showcases Destinations with Help of HRT Students

Students at Jamaica Tourist Board

On Wednesday, November 7th, HRT students got to help feature these destinations at the Jamaica Tourist Board showcase event.

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Canadian Armed Forces Talk Culinary Careers

CAF Recruiters and HRT Faculty

When you think of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), cooking is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. While the Canadian Armed Forces are largely made up of Navy, Army and Air Force teams, there is also a big team that supports these troops behind the scenes.

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The Myths of Rice Busted

Rose Reisman and Faculty

On Tuesday, November 6th health and wellness expert and representative for USA Rice, Rose Reisman, visited with our students to talk about the different health benefits of rice, and put some of the common misconceptions around rice to rest.

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HRT Culinary Students Learn How to Carve Fruits and Veggies

Veggie Sculpting Demonstration

We all know fruits and vegetables can be enjoyed raw and cooked, but did you know that they can also be made into edible artwork? Chef Gamini Hemalal visited Humber on Monday, November 5th to offer our culinary students a fruit and vegetable carving demonstration.

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Statement of Values

The School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism (HRT) is dedicated to ensuring that students graduate from their programs with the skills, attitudes and competencies required for successful careers and citizenship. Together, we can create a community dedicated to academic integrity and the pursuit of learning, by committing to the six fundamental values of honesty, trust, fairness, respect, courage, and responsibility (ICAI, 2014). The students, faculty, staff and administrators are collectively responsible for demonstrating and upholding these shared values.

ICAI. (2014). Fundamental Values Project. Retrieved July 11, 2014, from International Center for Academic Integrity: