This Social Work alum wants her master’s degree to help her create systemic change 

For B.C.’s Social Work Week, get a glimpse of Rachelle Wilmot’s path to becoming a social worker – and how education helps her protect vulnerable youth.

This Physical Education and Coaching student is trekking over 4,000 km to support fellow sexual violence survivors

Two years ago, Alyssa Kroeker was questioning her will to live. Now she wants her journey on the Pacific Crest Trail to be a road to healing for herself and other survivors.

A fighter for justice: Minister Melanie Mark’s path to politics

Douglas Criminology alum and B.C.’s Minister for Tourism, Art, Culture and Sport originally wanted to be a police officer. Today, she continues her goal to fight for justice as a leader in B.C.’s parliament.

A sense of community: How this Social Work student is advocating for students inside and outside the classroom

Inspired to become a social worker because of her own experience in government care, Bachelor of Social Work student Aly Hillaby is using her skills to foster connections at Douglas.

Not too steep: This alum’s passion for tea and education helped her grow into an entrepreneur

The idea for Nancy Prokosh’s tea company came to her in a dream. Today, she’s a business owner, a tea master and aims to make a difference in her community.

Bamboo in the water: This International Business Management student clinched a $24 thousand investment on Shark Tank Mexico 

Erick Rodriguez’s global-minded business sense helped him develop stylish, eco-friendly apparel worth fighting for – and over. Now he’s getting the education he needs to keep his creative skills sharp. 

Making meaningful connections: a guide to supporting your social health

Beyond the Blues: Myat Noe Pwint shares how she, an international student, made friends and built her school community.

Dear new students: You will regret not attending Strong Start

Almost second-year Douglas student Hannah Lohnes describes her experience as a new student at Douglas and how Strong Start: New Student Orientation helped her get support to be a better student and get involved on campus with a student assistant role.

Get on board: This Human Resources alum found and cultivated her talent — for talent acquisition

Riddhi Shah enrolled in Douglas’s Post-Degree Diploma in Human Resource Management to explore a newfound passion and left confident in her ability to find the right fit for any team.

Top brass: This music alum and her saxophone build community through their sound

Together with her bandmates, Kaylar Chan strives to make music for those who’ve felt unseen in the world. As a creator, she’s learned that music can connect you with people, networks and opportunities for success in ways you’d have never predicted.