By Sucheta Singh Douglas College alum Melanie Mark first made headlines in 2016 after winning a by-election in Vancouver-Mount Pleasant, making her the first First Nations woman to serve in the B.C. Legislature. Now, she’s made waves once again as the first Indigenous woman to hold a cabinet position in British Columbia. Mark is Nisga’a, Gitxsan, Cree and Ojibway. The B.C. NDP has formed a government in this province for the first time in 16 years. Mark was appointed as Minister for Advanced Education, Skills and Training by Premier John Horgan yesterday…. Read More
What an amazing turnout at #SurreyPride festival today! 🌈 Did you see us and stop by the booth? If not, we hope to see you at more #pride events around Metro Vancouver this summer including @vancouverpride and @newwestpride
The College will be closed on July 1 for Canada Day. No classes will be running and on-campus services, including the Library and Fitness Centre, will be unavailable. For more information about campus closures, visit the link in our Stories.
Congratulations to Douglas College’s Registrar Rella Ng on being awarded the 2022 Next Best Practice & Innovation Award! The award is presented by The Association of Registrars at the Universities and Colleges of Canada (ARUCC) Board of Directors. 🎉
June 21 marks National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada! Today is a day to recognize and celebrate the heritage and voices of Indigenous peoples across the country.
Congratulations to our Summer 2022 graduates! 🎓 We’re so excited for your next steps. Even as you start to build lives of passion and purpose outside of Douglas College, remember that you’ll always have a place in our community.
Hey, grads of 2022 – here’s a sneak peek of your ceremonies. 🎓