Hot off the (bench) press! This Douglas grad won gold for Canada

A quest to improve his health led Criminology alum Sumeet Sharma to compete in international weightlifting championships.

Start small, dream big: Harvard grad kicked off career at Douglas

Yu-Ru Liu’s passion for mathematics took her from Douglas College to McGill, Harvard and the University of Waterloo.

Stagecraft grad creates high-end custom carpentry

Woodworking whiz Michael Young creates scenic sets for the entertainment industry and unique pieces for big names like Red Bull and Clearly.

Starting a “calmversation”: how one Douglas alum is changing the face of education

After the tragic events of 9/11, Child and Youth Care alum Jena Sharma aspires to revolutionize K-12 education through communication-focused program

In his element: an alum’s journey from chemistry to clippers

Chemistry grad Jamie Stanton puts his science degree to work at a local barbershop.

Making an investment in a smart education

The right schooling and a money-smart mom helped Kim Banh launch a financial planning career.

Fine-tuning his passion into a profession

Douglas College music student Antonio Larosa holding guitar

Musician Antonio Larosa loves his work despite challenges of his chosen career.

Keeping it local

Douglas Music alum Jay Schreiber stands in Steel & Oak brewing room with drum and glass of beer

Music alum and craft beer enthusiast featured in Douglas College Arts at One concert Oct. 25.

Seizing entrepreneurial victory

Brad Spence business management diploma student

Brad Spence’s innovative jeans are changing the climbing world and propelling him to success.

Science grad aims to open specialized pharmacy

When she first came to Canada, Ariana Pourbabak had no friends or family in her new country – and she didn’t speak a word of English. Fast-forward to a year or so later, and the Iranian-born student had not only learned the language, but was able to step into the role as a tutor for other students at Douglas College Learning Centre. Now, the Douglas College grad is in her third year of Pharmacy at UBC, after transferring from the Associate of Science degree program in 2013. “It was very difficult when I… Read More