Education and input opportunities
By Mercedes Deutscher, News Editor
This week at Douglas College, students who are looking into where to transfer post-Douglas will have an array of sessions available to them. In addition, students will have opportunities to speak to past students and use their input to help shape the future of the college.
UBC Information Sessions
Science students interested in transferring to UBC will have representatives from a couple of their specialized programs visiting the New Westminster Campus on January 20 to provide further information on their programs.
UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences: Room 3343 at 11:30 a.m.
UBC Wood Products Processing: Room 3820 at 3:30 p.m.
UVIC Information Session
Some UVIC personnel will be answering any questions and providing information to those who are interested in potentially transferring to UVIC. They can be found in the concourse of the New Westminster Campus on January 21.
Money Management for Students
A workshop hosted by Young Guys Finance will be take place on January 21 at 7 p.m. in Room 1630 at the New Westminster Campus. The workshop is useful for those wishing to learn the basics of banking and better budget management skills.
Strategic Plan Town Hall
On January 22 at 2 p.m., both the New Westminster and David Lam campus will be hosting a student town hall. The hall will be arranged in an open discussion format, with free food and prizes available for those who attend. During the town hall, students will be asked what they believe is serving students best at Douglas College, and how the college could improve student services.
New Westminster: Town Hall will be taking place in the concourse, hosted by Manuela Costantino, Susan Oesterle, Mary Hodder, and Elizabeth Barbeau.
David Lam: Town hall will take place in Room 3011, hosted by Duane Seibel, Erin Biddlecombe, and Karla Gronsdahl.
Both campuses will be offering an alumni marketplace presented by the Douglas College Alumni Association and local businesses. Proceeds will go towards future student bursaries.
New Westminster: January 26, Concourse.
David Lam: January 27, Atrium.