Mondial: Month of International Diversity

Mondial – Month of International Diversity – has officially begun at Quest University Canada, and we are excited to elaborate on its progression in different blog posts for the next three weeks. More than three months ago, many of us international students gathered in … Continued

A Very Long Field Trip

Last semester there was a day that was the longest day, but still a good day. It was a field trip day. I was in a class called “Conservation of Migratory Species” taught by a wonderful tutor, Mai Yasue. In … 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

Walking With Reason

Standing in the kitchen during a potluck I asked the “standard” Quest question: “What blocks are you taking next term, Kyle?”. When “Walking” was part of his response I was instantly curious, confused and impressed! My big Q Question is … 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

The “Sciences” of Liberal Arts and Science

As a student who is focused on a pre-health field, I am often asked what it is like to do “science” at a Liberal Arts university. While it definitely is a challenge to tackle courses like organic chemistry, physics and … 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

Field course in South Africa: Part 1

South Africa: Part 1 I came to Quest to have extraordinary experiences. To gain exposure to things that I would not at a traditional university. I came to be challenged, pushed out of my comfort zone, and ultimately to grow. … Continued

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

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