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
“Understanding the effect of power and powerlessness is so key when working with marginalized communities, as is knowing you can amplify someone's voice, and advocate for their rights and needs. That is what I am doing in Alert Bay.” -- Irene Jesso, Social Work alumnus.
Philosophy instructor Dr. Elliot Rossiter’s research project on housing insecurity has received nearly $585,000 in funding.
Nov. 30, 10:00am -- The College will open at noon (12pm) today. All classes, events and activities starting after noon (12pm) will continue as scheduled. All in-person and online classes, events and activities starting BEFORE NOON (12pm) are cancelled. Check the Douglas College website douglascollege.ca for more information.
Today is our 52nd anniversary!
Douglas College has been awarded a silver rating for environmental sustainability initiatives through the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS)! From reducing greenhouse gas emissions by upgrading our facilities to eliminating single-use plastic water bottle sales, protecting the environment is a top priority for us. We look forward to using this rating as momentum to further our commitment to climate action.
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