Where Are They Now? An Interview With Quest Alumni Kelly McQuade

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 alumna to write a few words about Quest, their experience, and where … Continued

Balloons and Rocket Cars

Sometimes it can feel like Quest is in its own little wold on top of a hill, tucked up in the mountains. While this is great sometimes, feeling like a part of the larger Squamish community is also nice, and … Continued

ROTARACT: Halloween for Hunger

This past Tuesday I interviewed Hayley Inglis about an event she organized with Lauren StClaire, called Halloween for Hunger. This even was part of many events organized by the member of the Rotaract club at Quest. The Rotaract club meets twice a … 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

Quest Takes over Tofino!

The Thursday morning ferry to Nanaimo (on Vancouver Island) was full of over 50 Quest students headed to adventure in Tofino for block break. The Quest Adventure club organizes an annual trip to Tofino during the October block break. They had a … Continued

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

Residence Life

Quest is a little village with housing buildings surrounding upper campus. In general, all students live on campus while they study at Quest, with some exceptions. We have 6 different housing buildings. First, the Peaks are two practically identical buildings, Red … Continued

Lets Go Help Build an Earthship?

A call went out to students mid-September for an exciting block break trip. A Quest student had heard of an organization that was doing a work party to help build an Earthship near Penticton BC and organized a block break … Continued

The Five Step Plan to Voting at Quest

The 5 Step Plan to Voting at Quest I began my day with a plan. A plan to participate in democracy, have my say, and vote. This is the plan and execution as follows: Step One Plan: Get up, make coffee, … 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

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