The Olive Oil Girl

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My name is Francesca van Soest (or Checka for sort), and my Question is all about Olive Oil. I came to Quest because I couldn’t choose a faculty at any other school. The thought of going into one branch of … Continued

Quest Student Profiles: An Interview with Bayle

Bayle is a second year student from Vancouver.  Why did you pick Quest? I didn’t know what I wanted to study when I started to look for a university, so I wanted the opportunity to try more subjects before I … Continued

Notable Courses: Belize Community Development

“Notable courses” is a blog series in which we will highlight some of the amazing courses offered at Quest University Canada. We talked to the tutors and students about their classes and gathered some pictures to illustrate what the students were up to … Continued

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? AN INTERVIEW WITH QUEST ALUMNUS Easton Smith

In this blog series, “Where are they now?”, alumni can reflect on their academic, social and physical journey through Quest’s undergraduate education. We have been asking some Quest alumni to write a few words about Quest, their experience, and where … Continued

The Possibilities of Enlightenment

“Enlightenment”, Kant begins, “is man’s emergence from his self incurred immaturity. Immaturity is the inability to use one’s own understanding without the guidance of another.” Kant’s essay An Answer to the Question: What is Enlightenment? sets the mood for my current class, The … Continued

A Very Long Field Trip

Last semester there was a day that was the longest day, but still a good day. It was a field trip day. I was in a class called “Conservation of Migratory Species” taught by a wonderful tutor, Mai Yasue. In … Continued

An Example of a Qualitative Social Experiment

Last block, I took a course called, Qualitative Research Methods, where we learned how to use scientific methods to better understand the human world. During this course, we used a variety of qualitative methods, including ethnography, interviews, and participant observation. … Continued

Notable Courses: Behavioural Ecology

“Notable courses” is a blog series in which we will highlight some of the amazing courses offered at Quest University Canada. We talked to the tutors and students about their classes and gathered some pictures to illustrate what the students were up to … Continued

Walking With Reason

Standing in the kitchen during a potluck I asked the “standard” Quest question: “What blocks are you taking next term, Kyle?”. When “Walking” was part of his response I was instantly curious, confused and impressed! My big Q Question is … Continued

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