Reducing Student Stress – Student Rights – Get Your Questions Answered!

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Students are currently experiencing a high level of stress amid COVID-19. This session will help students learn and ask questions around student rights, human rights, disability justice. The facilitators will address some of the current concerns and challenges that are presented by students amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This will be an interactive and engaging session.


Duane Seibel has held numerous roles within the BC Post-secondary System and in the last 15 years, much of his work has centered around human rights, the development and delivery of student services, as well as creating fair student policies and practices. Duane recently left his role as Director, Student Affairs and Services at Douglas College to undertake consulting.

Tracy Ho is a staff member with the Douglas (College) Students’ Union where she provides Advocacy for students who believe they have been treated unfairly during the application of the institution’s policies or procedures. Tracy has strong roots within the Student Union movement first as a student leader within the Students’ Union of Vancouver Community College and the UVIC Student Society. For the last 10 years, she was a staff member with the student unions at VCC and Douglas College.

Tracy and Duane have worked closely in the past to assist students to understand their rights and to access student appeals processes.

This event is free. To ensure we have an inclusive and welcoming environment for all, we’ve added registration to our online office sessions. Please note that it will close two hours before the event.