I’m a Student Ambassador with the Office for New Students and I’m excited that we’re volunteering and participating at the Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Dash on April 24. The event will raise funds for cancer research. You should join us; it’s an awesome way to end the semester! Fundraising events like these make me happy because so many students have lost relatives or have loved ones who are currently fighting, or have conquered the disease. In April 2013, my dad passed away from pancreatic cancer. He had been in hospice previously for… Read More
Hosted every year by the Student Employment Centre at Douglas College, the Career Fair gives students an opportunity to connect with employers in their field. It’s a prime occasion if you are looking for a job, volunteer opportunities, or just to gain some information about your field. Prior to the career fair, the Student Employment Centre hosted a Career Fair Preparation Workshop that I was able to attend. The idea of this workshop had me a little bit confused… what was there to learn about preparing for a career fair? Well, Michaela, there is a whole… Read More
The most underrated horror story is definitely the one where a student starts their post-secondary education and figures out that they absolutely hate the major/program they’re in. A close second to that horror would be the sequel where the student’s younger bro starts school with no idea what he wants to do with the rest of his life. Ahh, but there’s a happy ending! The career counsellors in the Student Services department at Douglas College are an enormous help with students who are in this ‘stuck’ position. The counsellors host a Career… Read More
Hello! I’m Michaela, a second year student studying biology and physics in hopes of making it to BCIT for medical imaging (maybe to get a glimpse of the Grey’s Anatomy life).