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

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

Continental Reflections on the Reflective Continent

Last block I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Antarctica as part of Quest’s Quest for Antarctica class. In this class we explored the most southern continent and its relationship to humanity. In order to gain a fuller understanding of this unique … Continued

Why You Should go on Exchange to Quest University Canada

Quest students have several opportunities to work off campus and to travel and study abroad from completing  language requirements, doing one to four blocks of experiential learning, and also going on exchange for up to one academic year. Students who are in … 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

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

Metaphysics – Megafun!

  Aristotle begins his first book of the Metaphysics with an iconic assertion: all human beings, by nature, desire to know. A justification for the study of metaphysics, it also comments on what drives us as humans, and why one … Continued

Experiential Learning in Medica Kosova (NGO)

In January, more than 6 months ago, I took the Question Block. Quest University Canada offers only one degree, that of the Bachelor of Liberal Art and Sciences. However, every student at some point during their second year takes a … Continued

Biodiversity in the sunshine – or not

I’ve learned a lot so far this month, but the most memorable thing may be that biodiversity is best in the sun. Biodiversity of British Columbia, one of the foundation life science courses at Quest, is one of the most … Continued

The Sun Is Out And So Are We

Sitting inside a classroom on a hot sunny day can sometimes make you feel like you are missing out on something. So why not have class outside? Fiftieth of us were in our morning calculus class going over material from the … Continued

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