College is about more than just coursework. Become part of the College community by getting involved on campus and gain valuable leadership experience that builds your self-confidence and strengthens your resumé.
Not sure where to start?
Volunteer on campus with the Student Life Volunteer Team to start exploring different areas of the College and try out a variety of roles to see what interests you.
Already know what you like and what you’re good at?
Maybe one of the groups or programs below would be of interest to you. Recruitment dates vary, so check out the individual pages for more details on what the roles entail and how to apply.
There are a variety of student-led groups across the College offering peer-to-peer support within specific faculties. Follow the links below to get details about these groups, how to contact them and how to join.
- The Psychology Society
- BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) Peer Mentorship Program
- Douglas Commerce & Business Association (DCBA)
Student Leadership Awards
Every year, students and employees are recognized by the College community for their leadership, dedication and hard work in enhancing student engagement at Douglas through the Student Leadership Awards. The award categories are:
- Student Leader Award of Distinction
- Up and Coming Leaders of the Year
- Outstanding Contributions to Student Engagement by a Staff or Faculty Member
The nomination period opens at the end of the Fall Semester; the winners are announced at the end of the Winter Semester and formally presented with their award at a ceremony held in the spring.
If you know a student or employee who has made a positive impact within the College, consider nominating them for an award this year and give them the recognition they deserve.