Thursday, September 10, 2015

Get involved and have fun outside of class with Student Life

Discover the other half of the college experience!

Head to the new Student Life portal to learn more about how you can get oriented, healthy, involved, and gain experience! You’ll find information about new student programs, academic success, rec and wellness, student leadership programs, employment, and campus events.

Complimentary fitness classes are offered at both campuses ranging from yoga and pilates, zumba, core strength, bootcamp and more. There are also two fitness centres accessible to Douglas College students and staff: one at the New Westminster Campus and one at the Pinetree Community Centre next to the Coquitlam Campus. Hours of operation are listed online.

Some of the Douglas College Student Union clubs that exist on campus are the Business Association, the Photography Club, the International Association, several dance clubs and many more. Get the complete list on the College website.

Why get involved? 

Students who get involved on their college campus are more likely to be successful academically and career ready!
  • Get Oriented: Getting involved in co-curricular activities gives you the chance to meet new people with similar interests. In other words, make new friends and have fun doing it. 
  • Get Healthy: In order to succeed academically, you need to take care of yourself first. Physical activity can have a strong, positive impact on mood, and social interaction can boost cognitive performance. 
  • Get Involved: Explore personal and professional development opportunities geared towards students who are passionate about making a difference 
  • Get Experience: Gain personal and professional skills that will help your career and benefit you in classroom settings. 

Come visit the Student Engagement team in our new offices!

We are located in the newly renovated Douglas Students’ Union (DSU) study space (room A1190) at the Coquitlam Campus. Our shared space has comfy chairs, lots of study space and movable furniture - the perfect place to host your next student group or club meeting!
We are also located in the 1300 block near the fitness centre at the New Westminster Campus.