I came out as transgender, specifically as non-binary, in late 2014. I had just graduated from high school, cut my hair, and begun a new chapter of my life in post-secondary, but I told no one about my recently-discovered identity. I flew under the radar for close to a year, having to deal with the fact that I was constantly being referred to with the wrong pronouns and being assigned an identity that was not congruent with who I really was. When I finally came out to my family I was told… Read More
Today we celebrate Canadian culture, diversity and achievement in all its forms. But while we have much to celebrate, it’s also important to acknowledge and reflect on the negative aspects of our history, so we can continue to learn and grow as a country. For Indigenous communities, in particular, Canada Day can be a reminder of the ongoing multi-generational impact of colonization. So, as we come together today, we encourage you to take time to explore how we can do better, and how each of us can contribute to reconciliation.
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.