Getting set for the next stage: How the pandemic helped this theatre grad rediscover the power of story

Although COVID-19 has meant a hiatus for the performing arts community, actor Julia Siedlanowska has been reflecting on how storytelling can help people heal.

Lights, camera, action: How this Nursing grad found success on and off screen

Marissa Bruchmann uses the skills she gained at Douglas to succeed in the emergency room and on TV and film.

This grad turned her love for martial arts and self-empowerment into a business

Self-Employment program alum Michelle Tremblay is working to combat bullying and build respectful workplace environments through self-defence classes, assertiveness training sessions and conflict resolution seminars.

These Psychiatric Nursing students created an outreach project that won a United Nations Association in Canada award

Inspired by her grandfather, Douglas student Vanessa Reid founded a homeless outreach project for those who struggle with mental health.

Framing education with experience gave this Dispensing Opticianry grad a head start in her career

Prabhjot Sandhu gained valuable, real-world experience during her practicums, giving her a clear view of her future in the field of opticianry.

HEARing their calling: how two grads found their career path, and each other, at Douglas

Mike Zacharias and Samantha Costa got more than an education in the Hearing Instrument Practitioner Diploma program, they also got careers and found love.

This accounting grad serves up deadpan coffee reviews on Instagram

When he’s not working as Daily Hive’s Finance Manager, Douglas alum Alfred Zagloul can be found on Instagram as @AlfredDrinkingCoffee or running his own consulting business.

A summer up north: psychiatric nursing student seizes early opportunity for valuable work experience

Kaarun Sangra shared the responsibilities of his nurse supervisor, which included incorporating cultural practices and beliefs into treatment plans for Indigenous patients.

Beyond the face: Meet Adelia

Nursing grad Adelia Paul is a fighter; she fought to achieve her own goals, and now she’s fighting to improve health-care for Indigenous people.

Beyond the face: Meet Nikki

Sociology student Nikki Tran was worried she’d never figure out her career path; once she stopped worrying, she found a program that made her happy.