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Interested in attending DC? Come Ask Us Anything!

Are you thinking about starting your educational journey at Durham College (DC)? Have you already applied to DC and have questions? Come join us at...

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Video Production grad overcomes adversity to launch life-changing business

Graduate Spotlight: Paula Sojo At the age of 18, Paula Sojo was diagnosed with a severe case of Crohn’s disease, resulting in a permanent ostomy....

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Journey to DC: Two Journalism grads describe how looking for options during the pandemic set them on the path to earning their diplomas

Durham College journalism students Branden Rushton and Bhavya Shah both began their journey towards a diploma as a way to find career options coming out...

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Durham College Photography graduate Brooke Warner builds her portfolio and the foundations of a career

For Photography graduate Brooke Warner, her time at Durham College (DC) has been all about opportunity to not only showcase her talent but to launch...

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Fitness and Health Promotion student says field placement taught her skills that can’t be learned in the classroom

As she graduates this spring, Melissa Lenis is ready to launch her career in wellness with a confidence boost from a successful field placement where...

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From part-time studies to a three-year diploma, DC Accounting student inspired to explore new career options

Accounting student Riley Coleman began his journey as a part-time student and with support from his Durham College (DC) peers and faculty, he’s now graduating...

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Journalism students experience a range of career opportunities through field placements

Before they graduate, students in the Journalism – Mass Media program at Durham College (DC) take advantage of an invaluable opportunity for experiential learning. At...

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Leading the Way with Accessible Teaching

DC is proud to share this blog post from Matisse Hamel-Nelis, an award-winning DC faculty member who shares her expertise on accessible teaching.

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Training future frontline responders: DC paramedic program prioritizes mental health and well-being

Paramedics are the frontline responders in medical emergencies, bridging the critical gap between the scene of an incident and hospital care. Their expertise, quick thinking,...

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“Your journey at DC is just the beginning of an extraordinary career path”: DC Supply Chain Management student on returning to school and finding success

Graduate Spotlight: Temilola Abiola Komolafe Durham College (DC) Supply Chain Management — Global graduate, Temilola Abiola Komolafe, says she felt a mixture of anticipation and...