Sunday, October 30, 2011

This week at Douglas: Burmese activists, a new play, the chance to study in California and more!

Here's what's happening at Douglas Oct. 31-Nov. 4

Wednesday, Nov. 2

Career Exploration Workshop

Coquitlam Campus, Room C2002
This is the second part of a free group workshop for students interested in learning more about possible careers they may enjoy. In the session you will complete vocational testing to explore your interests, learn how to research career options and have an optional one- to-one follow up meeting with a Career Counselor.
Get more details here.

Democracy and Human Rights Presentation
New West Campus, Aboriginal Gathering Place (4th floor)
Democracy is the dream of peoples around the world. Join young Burmese activists Mi Aie Son and Aung Naing Soe, who will share their dreams for a fair and democratic Burma. More info:

, Nov. 3

Info session: Study at University of California, Berkeley

Coquitlam Campus, Room C1011, 11am
New West Campus, Room 1614, 2:30pm
UC Berkeley Summer Sessions offer over 600 courses in a wide variety of disciplines including English as a Second Language. Courses are offered over 5 different sessions. You can choose to study for 3, 6, 8, 10 or 12 weeks. The first session usually begins towards the end of May, and all sessions end by mid-August. If you're not able to attend, detailed information can be found here.

Amelia Douglas Gallery presents Stratum: Opening reception

New West Campus, Amelia Douglas Gallery
Paintings by Teressa L. Bernard and sculpted works by Nancy Brignall.
Till Dec. 16. For more info visit the gallery web page.

Vuvuzella Intramural Soccer Tournament

New West Campus, Gymnasium
Do you have dreams of penalty kicks and nightmares of yellow and red? Then come down and show us your footy skill. Students, alumni, faculty, and staff of Douglas College are all welcome to come out and participate. More info and to register:

Work for WorkSafeBC

New West Campus, Room 1717
Join a representative from WorkSafe BC's Human Resources team to find out how you can prepare yourself for next summer's opportunities, and learn more about where your studies could lead in the future. Please RSVP to the Co-op department and note in the subject line; WorkSafe BC, include your full name and student ID# as well.

Friday, Nov. 4

Amelia Douglas Gallery presents Stratum: Artists' talk
New West Campus, Amelia Douglas Gallery
Hear painter Teressa L. Bernard and sculptor Nancy Brignall talk about their work, on display till Dec. 16.

Dancing at Lughnasa

New West Campus, Douglas College Studio Theatre
The departments of Theatre and Stagecraft & Event Technology present the Tony Award-winning play Dancing at Lughnasa, by Brian Friel. Till Nov. 12 More info here.

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