Dancing Bear 2016

A bear? Dancing? What? Yes, DANCING BEAR! Dancing Bear is Quest’s very own music festival, held on campus and open to the public. Occurring on the second weekend of April block, it is one of the most anticipated events of … Continued

Cabaret: an exposition of the arts at Quest

There are hidden talents in Quest students, ones that you might not know about until you see them exposed. We are artists, mathematicians, scientists and humanitarians, among other things, but mostly we are passionate creators. Cabaret is an opportunity to … Continued

International Dance Party

They say dance is cheap therapy, and it’s true. Dancing can be fun, social, expressive and liberating. As part of Mondial we organized an International dance party. We collected music from around the world and gave it to one of our … Continued


Last year, a few upper year students decided to undertake a huge project – the creation of an interdisciplinary academic journal. This journal, which they called Momenta, was a great success. Many students submitted pieces of academic work, which were then … Continued

Dessert March Madness

Around this time each year, students run and are voted by the student body to be on the Residence Council for the following year. At Quest, we have floor reps, similar to RA’s at a standard university, yet we operate … Continued

Quest Public Arts Series: Bach’s Goldberg Variations by Magdalena Baczewska:

Quest’s Public Arts Series is a series of public events for the appreciation of art. These monthly events are open to both Quest students and the larger community, and are a nice way of integrating Quest within the Squamish community. Events … Continued

Quest for AI: Go Talk

For those of you out there who follow my posts, you will know that I am very interested in artificial intelligence (AI). In fact, my question at Quest is “How should we create artificial general intelligence?”. (For those of you … Continued

Mondial: Travelling Dinner

This weekend we had yet another event as part of our Mondial month: Travelling Dinner. The idea was that students would travel form dorm to dorm, enjoying food from five different locations around the world.  Each student received a “passport” upon … Continued

Global Café: International Women’s Day

Mondial – the month of international diversity – officially began earlier last week, and I am very excited to be writing several blog posts about events that will be taking place during this month. The first of the series is – … Continued

Mondial: Somali Language Table

This month is a very special and important one at Quest. For the first time, international students got together and organized a month dedicated to cultural diversity in order to foster a sense of community and empower international students. Poema, … Continued