Transitioning into college life was exceptionally difficult for me because I was homeschooled for most of high school. Combine this with taking a gap year and working too much, I had a really hard time becoming accustomed to college life. During that transition, I learned some valuable lessons by making some big mistakes. Here are the ones that stick out the most. I didn’t pay my fees on time. In my first semester I missed the fee payment deadline and realized this at 2am that night. I cried for an hour… Read More
More than ever, we need to connect, witness and take action for a better tomorrow. Join us at SHIFT: Taking action against racism, Oct. 18–21!
This past Waste Reduction Week has focused heavily on the environment impacts of fast fashion. As consumers, we have the power to choose how and where we spend our money... but if you're choosing to avoid supporting fast fashion companies, where do you start?
Douglas College will be closed Monday, Oct. 10, for Thanksgiving. Don’t forget:
Today is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, which honours the lost children and survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. The harms inflicted on Indigenous communities continue to be felt, and we all have a responsibility to acknowledge and act year-round to support meaningful reconciliation.
Indigenous presence at Douglas College is growing in terms of education, culture, architecture and more. We’re working towards reconciliation in tangible and meaningful ways, in step with the Indigenous communities at and around Douglas.
Don't forget – as Orange Shirt Day and National Day for Truth and Reconciliation approach, you can register for one of the upcoming screenings of “The Secret Path.” This animated film tells the true story of Chanie Wenjack, a boy from the Marten Falls First Nation who died after escaping a residential school while trying to find a way back to his family.