Top reasons to be a Student Ambassador

Student Ambassadors pose on the steps of the Concourse at the Douglas College New Westminster Campus.

Hear from current Student Ambassadors why you should get involved

Being a Student Ambassador changed my life

Douglas student Melissa Cocking gained friends and valuable skills by volunteering for this leadership program.

Child and Youth Care student aiming for career helping teens in need

Like many of her peers, Gursimran Mann had planned to transfer to university after completing two years at Douglas College. But once the psychology student heard about the Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care (CYC) program from a fellow Student Ambassador, her transfer plans went out the window. “When I started at Douglas, I planned to become a clinical counsellor, but then I started to volunteer more with youth and children, and I had a change of heart,” she said. “I realized I wanted to pursue a career focusing on… Read More

Student Ambassadors do the Daffodil Dash

canadian cancer society logo with yellow daffodils

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

Humans of DC: Helping through involvement

Humans of DC, Humans of Douglas College, student with brown hair and black shirt smiling at camera

“I chose nursing because I want to make a difference in people’s lives by looking after them when they are sick.”