A Tour of the Community Garden

Through the year on campus it’s very common to hear words like ‘renewable’, ‘re-purposing’ ‘recycling’ or similar rhetoric; most commonly this vocabulary is brought up when the hottest topic on campus (for the past three years at least) is the … Continued

Squamish Hike for Hospice

Hello everyone, Last week, I had the opportunity to join the Squamish Hospice Society during one of their fundraising events called Hike for Hospice. As a result of my positive experience with this organization and their amazing work in our community, I decided to … Continued

Hidden Treasures on Campus

Campus is much like a candle; see, a candle flickers most wildly just before it goes out. Just in this manner, the things that make Quest what it is escalate in their intensity just as the Spring semester draws to a … Continued

Quest on Wheels

Is it a horse? Is it your car? No, it’s a Quest Bike-Share bike! Last month, the Student Representative Council (SRC) funded an initiative of the bike co-op at Quest to set up a bike-share program. Starting this week, any student … Continued

Block Breaks: Adventures in the Desert and in the Snow

The block plan at Quest is quite intense. Three and a half weeks of assignments, deadlines, and readings about one subject can be tiring, especially when the mountains outside are covered in snow and beautiful rock climbing is right around the … Continued

Block Breakers

It’s no secret that Squamish is a mecca for outdoor recreation, in fact its official tagline is “Hardwired for Adventure.” The opportunities here are seemingly endless when it comes to getting off campus and recuperating from all that time in … 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

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

Quest outside the classroom

This month I had my first block after having completed all of my required courses. I rewarded myself by spending my time meeting with the President, Student Affairs staff, and students about how to increase discussions regarding the community. I also worked on … Continued

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