Students tell us their summer break plans
by Scott Hokkanen | April 18, 2017

My plans for this summer include a hearty diet of wakeboarding, golf and Blue Jays baseball. Oh and work, lots of work. Summer used to be a time for being care-free and frolicking in the sun with friends. Now for many students, it’s a time devoted to working and making money.

We talked to Humber and Guelph-Humber students to hear about their exciting plans for summer ’17.

Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus running seaside

Emma, General Arts & Sciences, Humber College

“Work, i’m a canoe trip guide at a camp, so it’s going to be a lot of fun.”

Tristan, Media Studies, Guelph-Humber

“I’m going to be working as a photographer for Lavelle Night Club downtown. I also have plans to go to L.A to work on my professional portfolio, and I’m going to doing an internship. So it’s a lot of work, but I enjoy it.”

Lauryn, Baking & Pastry Arts Management, Humber College

“I want to go to Wonderland! I run around like a little kid there.”

Rihanna wearing sunglasses in the pool and waving

Fariya, Journalism, Humber College

“It’s going to be a busy summer for me! In my program, we have a course where we are in the North Campus newsroom working on a news broadcast. We also have a 6 week internship, but other than that I’ll be working part time for an insurance company. I’m going to try and get away to relax but I don’t know where yet.”

Carl, General Arts & Sciences, Humber College

“When I’m not working, just going out downtown with friends. Patio season is here!”

Tyler, Civil Engineering Technology, Humber College

“Hopefully I’ll be celebrating a Leafs Stanley Cup! I’m a sports guy, so just getting outdoors as much as I can is the plan.”

Man wakeboarding over the camera

Brandon, Journalism, Humber College

“Tons of concerts my man, Bob Dylan, John Mayer, Gary Clark Jr., Chris Stapleton, Margo Price, going to be a good one.”

Adriane, General Arts & Sciences, Humber College

“Working all summer unfortunately, gotta make some money.”

Pedro, Sports Management, Humber College

“I’m a Toronto F.C. season ticket holder, so this summer I plan on seeing Giovinco and the boys win the MLS Championship.”

Blue Jays player screaming

How are you spending your summer? Let us know on Twitter.

Planning on travelling? Check out our tips on how to travel on a budget and check out our list of places that you must see after graduating from school.

We hope everyone has a great summer and we can’t wait to see you here next year!