WAFA, What?

What is WAFA? Internationally, WAFA is the acronym for Wilderness Advanced First Aid. It is a 40 hour course that prepares you for thorough first aid response in a wilderness settings. Quest’s Student Affairs coordinates with the local company Raven Rescue … Continued

Emotional Intelligence, Busy Schedules, and Block Breaks

I am going to attempt to provide an example of a block in the life of a Questie.   My current class, which happens to be my last concentration, is called Emotional Intelligence. It is a phenomenal class of experiential … Continued

Class Field Trip: A Capoeira Workshop

The past month I was in a block called Racial Democracy: Focus in Brazil. The course was lead by Bianca Brigidi who has a BA and MA in Ibero-American Societies from the Pontifical Catholic University of RS (Brazil), and a PhD … Continued

‘Shreducation’!!

Stoked to see Quest student, Dexter Robson, on the front page of Pinkbike! Check out the video by fellow student, Kendrick Dettmers. Skilled, indeed. http://www.pinkbike.com/news/university-squamish-whistler-video-2015.html  

Cultural Appropriation: Film Screening and Discussion

While Quest boasts an international community (12% of students come from 41 countries aside from the US and Canada), our campus remains predominantly white and North American. We spend lots of time in our classes talking about “other” cultures, and … Continued

Hot Topics in Science: Wolves Eating Otters?

Every month, on the second week of the block, there is a Hot Topics in Science discussion at Quest. This discussion is a space where faculty and staff get to share their work and research with the Quest community. This … Continued

Alumnus in the News

Jennifer Thuncher of the Squamish Chief newspaper, featured Quest Alumnus in last week’s report. Here’s the story: A new wild man in town Tanner Field is Squamish’s new WildSafe BC coordinator SEPTEMBER 9, 2015 Tanner Field is taking his new … Continued

Delicious and Healthy Food: Cornerstone Dinner at Melanie’s House

Cornerstone is the very first course that all students take when entering Quest. This course has many purposes such as introducing students to Quest and also investigating one question through interdisciplinary academic disciplines. This year the question is, “What is … Continued

Summer in Squamish

At the end of my second year at Quest, I had began to contemplate about my summer plans. After thinking for a while I decided to spend my summer in Squamish, where I would work for the Admissions Team. However, … Continued

Spring 2015 Newsletter

The Spring 2015 Newsletter is here! Click the link below to find out the latest on what’s been happening at Quest and a sneak peak into the summer! http://www.questu.ca/newsletter-spring15.html

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