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Meet the Future Students' Office team

We are a team of professional and student staff members dedicated to helping prospective domestic students achieve their academic, professional and personal goals. If you are an international student, please contact Douglas International.

John Kinsley, Supervisor

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Lower Mainland regions: Burnaby & New Westminster 

BC regions: Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands & Sunshine Coast

John grew up in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island. Being from a smaller community, he wanted to explore beyond the bounds of Vancouver Island. He moved to Vancouver and completed a Bachelor of Communication Studies at Capilano University. As a student, he became immersed in the campus community. As the Supervisor of the Future Students' Office at Douglas College, John introduces the academic and student-leadership opportunities available to students, and supports them in finding the program that best suits them.

Contact John at 604 527 5832 or john.kinsley@douglascollege.ca

Athina Czuprynski, Student Recruiter Advisor

Lower Mainland regions: Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, North Vancouver, Surrey & West Vancouver 

BC regions: The Northwest & Northeast  

Athina grew up in Thunder Bay, Ontario and moved our to the West Coast in high school. She finished her Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences Degree in Psychology at SFU and has since completed several courses specializing in counselling at both Douglas and UBC. Her passion for education and helping others lead her to becoming a high school Career Advisor. She is excited to continue to empower students pursuing their post-secondary education through her role as a Student Recruiter Advisor. In her spare time, she is often found plant shopping, exploring the outdoors or enjoying the city's amazing food. 
She is excited to help students navigate all the programs and services that Douglas College has to offer. 

Contact Athina at 604 777 6095 or athina.czuprynski@douglascollege.ca

Sophie Ji, Student Recruiter Advisor 

Sophie Ji

Lower Mainland regions: Coquitlam, Fraser Valley, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Richmond, Vancouver

BC regions: The Okanagan, Kootenays & Thompson Country 

Originally from Suzhou, China, Sophie completed her Masters of Education with a focus in Educational Administration and Leadership at the University of British Columbia. Guided by a passion to support and coach prospective students to succeed, she began her career as a professional education advisor. For Sophie, education is the ultimate path to self-discovery. She continues to enjoy empowering students to achieve excellence through her role as the Student Recruiter Advisor. During her spare time, you can find Sophie scaling a mountain or enjoying a bubble tea. She looks forward very much to meeting you on campus and supporting you!

Contact Sophie at 236 428 4771 or sophie.ji@douglascollege.ca

Eric Glanville, Manager

Eric Glanville profile pictureEric was born and raised in Burnaby, B.C., and completed his undergraduate degree in Psychology at Simon Fraser University and later his Master's Degree in Leadership from Royal Roads University. As a student leader, he produced freshmen orientation programs, campus spirit events, and Western Canada's largest outdoor dance party. Eric has spoken about academic and professional success strategies with more than 40,000 students at high schools, colleges and universities across the province. As the Manager of the Future Students’ Office, Eric is responsible for new student recruitment and transition programs. He loves meeting new students and helping them define and achieve their personal and professional goals.

For general inquiries, please email information@douglascollege.ca.