Nurturing Dreams: How English Upgrading opened doors for this Douglas student to pursue a career in early childhood education

Photo of Inga Veclici wearing a blue shirt and sitting outside on a bench

Inga Veclici overcame English proficiency barriers with Douglas’s English Upgrading program. Now, she’s pursuing her dream of becoming an early childhood educator.

Swimming upstream: How one Environmental Science student is using research to protect salmon habitats 

By improving water quality testing methods, Kiera Haddon is helping to preserve biodiversity at Port Moody’s Noons Creek.

Q&A: A Political Science alum answers the needs in the classroom as a school board trustee

Hudson Campbell breaks down his journey on the campaign trail to the Maple Ridge–Pitt Meadows Board of Education.

Setting the tempo: Music alum rocks between the band room and the stage

Drummer extraordinaire Evan MacNamara takes his passion for music from Douglas to UBC with the Dual Bachelor of Music and Education.

Creating safe spaces: How a Therapeutic Recreation student is championing trans-inclusive policies

Anna Parrish looks at ways to create safer and more inclusive policies for trans people to take part in recreational activities without fear and discrimination.

Student researcher unveils why mirrors could affect dancers’ body image

While many dancers rely on mirrors to correct their technique, Cara Paley’s study tells us why they could affect dancers’ body image.

An ear for the industry: How this Hearing Instrument Practitioner student is helping others through lived experience

Nicolette Barnes wants to improve the lives of others with hearing loss, just like her.

The complicated history of Paldi, B.C.’s earliest multicultural community 

Two Douglas-funded scholars have spent years researching an old Vancouver Island logging town hailed as an early “multicultural utopia.”

A guiding voice: Youth Justice grad helps secure the futures of teens at risk

Kayla Gambler spends day and night in the community, lending a hand to the local youth she works with.

This Child and Youth Care student overcame her shyness to help others succeed

Becoming a Student Assistant helped Myat Noe Pwint develop her public speaking skills while guiding students on campus.