Uganda Field School


Study and engage in service learning in Uganda in 2022!

Open to Applied Community Studies and Psychiatric Nursing students

Earn nine Douglas College credits:

  • CFCS 3040: International Service Learning - 6 credits - Faculty Colleen Reid
  • CFCS 3900: Perspectives in International and Community Development - 3 credits - Faculty Roxanne Reid

Study in class here in Winter and Spring. Then, spend the next six weeks based in Masaka, Uganda engaged in service learning!

Program Information

Program Fee*

  • For the 2020 program, the Program Fee was $3,000 based on 12 students going
  • Payment due date the same as for tuition fee payment


  • group airport transfer upon arrival in Uganda
  • all accommodations (shared)
  • all breakfasts and dinners
  • return transportation to service learning site, Monday - Friday


  • Douglas College tuition and other student fees
  • passport application if necessary
  • Uganda visa application
  • airfare
  • mandatory vaccinations and/or medicines
  • mandatory travel medical insurance
  • airport transfers in Vancouver and on last day of program in Uganda
  • all lunches
  • cell phone and service plan
  • personal spending

*The Program Fee amount and its inclusions are subject to change.

Program Application

  • Application is currently closed. Get updates by emailing
  • A deposit of $500 is required at the time of application submission.

Course Registration

  • Students will be registered in the Field School's courses by Enrolment Services during the registration period for the Winter and Spring semesters.

Travel Requirements

  • Please refer to the information found under the entry/exit requirements tab here.

International Programs Awards/Scholarships 

Douglas College students may be eligible for a $750 to $2,500 award/scholarship!

Requirements include:

  • maintaining a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA
  • maintaining full-time student status for a scholarship
  • completion of at least nine academic credits in the 12 months prior to departure for an award

Application components include:

  • a Statement of Interest
  • an up-to-date unofficial transcript
  • two references: one academic, one non-academic
  • description of campus/community involvement activities such as volunteering, work, etc.

U-Pass BC Program

Students registered in Field School courses will be opted out of the U-Pass BC Program for the semester(s) in which the Field School program takes place.

Contact Us

Karen Ng at
Faculty Roxanne Quinn at
Faculty Colleen Reid at