History, Affiliations and Rankings
Douglas College is the largest public-degree granting college institution in British Columbia established in 1970. Douglas College was established to offer degree and university courses in courses of the following disciplines - science and arts, programs in healthcare, business, arts, and human services.
Campus, Courses and Infrastructure
The college offers bachelor's degrees and courses in general university arts and science courses, career programs in human services, health care, business and creative arts. Douglas College boasts of two campuses with New Westminster being the main campus and the other called the David Liam Campus in Coquitlam. There are 6 faculties for academic programs, which include Child, Family and Community Studies; Commerce & Business Administration; Health Sciences; Humanities & Social Sciences; Language, Literature & Performing Arts and Science & Technology. International students at the college can either avail for New Westminster campus accommodation or off-campus housing options.
Accomplishments and Alumni
Douglas College has a diverse community of students from across the globe. The college has a range of varsity sports teams at Douglas known as 'the Royals' with its mascot is a lion named 'Roary'. Students are involved in sports activities such as basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, curling, golf and soccer. The university has an extensive list of alumni present across the globe. Some of the notable alumni names include poet Elizabeth Bachinsky, author Carleigh Baker.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
Douglas College encourages student diversity at its campus by promoting active enrollments of international students every year. The students come from a number of countries of the world. Most of its students get placed after graduation.