Get involved and have fun outside of class with Student Life
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Discover the other half of the college experience!
Head to the Student Life website to learn more about how you can get oriented, healthy, involved, and gain experience! You’ll find information about new student programs, academic success, wellness, student leadership programs, employment opportunities, and campus events.
Your tuition fees include a membership to the College’s fitness centers at both the New Westminster and Coquitlam campuses. Fitness classes such as yoga and pilates, zumba, core strength, and boot camp, are offered at both campuses. Hours of operation are listed online.
Douglas College Student Leadership and Peer Programs, as well as Student Union Clubs are a great way to get involved and include the Business Association, the Photography Club, the International Association, several dance clubs and many more. Get the complete list on the DSU website.
Why get involved?
Believe it or not, students who invest their free time in getting involved on campus are more likely to do well academically.
Get Oriented: There are a few key steps that all successful students take to get settled at the College. Visit Student Life to learn about these steps from your fellow students who’ve been there, done that.
Getting involved: There are lots of college events and programs that you can join, and if you do, you’ll meet new people. While you’re at Douglas College, we want you to make new friends and have fun doing it.
Get Healthy: You need to be well to do well. Getting exercise, maintaining a healthy diet, and taking good care of your mental health will set you up for academic success.
Get Experience: You want to graduate with a resume that grabs attention and gets you hired. We want to help you! Getting involved on campus, being a student leader, and working in Student Life are great ways to get experience that shows employers what you’re capable of.