Founded in 1970, Douglas College is the largest degree-granting college in British Columbia, Canada, educating close to 25,000 students per year.
The College has two major campuses in Metro Vancouver (New Westminster and Coquitlam) and several smaller training centres in Surrey, Burnaby and Maple Ridge.
With both main campuses directly on SkyTrain lines, Douglas is one of the most accessible post-secondary institutions in Metro Vancouver, drawing students from across the region.
Douglas College is named after Sir James Douglas, Hudson’s Bay Company Chief Factor and Governor of Vancouver Island and British Columbia, and husband of Amelia Connolly, a Métis woman of Cree ancestry.
Douglas College strives to be an integral part of its community.
Through research projects, on-campus organizations and institutional planning, the College want to help make the community, and the world, a better place.