Sangay Dorji

Professional biography

Sangay Dorji completed a Bachelors Degree in Science from Delhi University in 2009. At present. Sangay is an Associate Lecturer at Paro College of Education, Royal University of Bhutan. He was recruited as an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Physics at Sherubtse College in Jan 2011. At Sherubtes College, apart from teaching Physics modules, Sangay was actively involved in coordinating student wellbeing activities like leadership programs, life skill classes, mindfulness sessions, and positive disciplining. These initiatives had ultimately led to change in course of Sangay’s area of specialization from Physics to Counselling. Sangay also coordinated a student leadership program at Sherubtse College, the programe was developed by sherubtse college in collaboration with University of New Brunswick, Canada, in 2008. As a coordinator of the Sherubtse Student Leadership Program he visited UNB in the winter of 2012 during which he acquired a Diploma in University Teaching from the same University.


In 2013, Sangay acquired a scholarship from Australian Awards to pursue Masters in Counselling Degree in Australia.  Upon his return from Australia in 2016 initiated the established Sherubtse College Counselling Unit. After a year Sangay was transferred to Paro College of Education as a Associate Lecturer in Department of Counselling.  At Paro College, besides teaching counselling and Pyschology modules, Sangay initiated development of Paro College Counselling Unit, secured two minor grants from Australia Awards in 2017 and 2018, and secured a large grant from European Union in 2019. Through the large grant from EU Sangay is managing a project aimed towards establishing counselling and wellbeing unit at all the nine campues of RUB. More about his project can be accessed at


Sangay’s professional moral is guided by the humanistic approach of innate goodness of every human being, and he derives his daily inspiration from the teachings of Lord Buddha. Sangay published a paper in International Journal in 2018, and currently he is working on writing a chapter each for two books housed by Routledge Publishing.