Global Café: International Women’s Day

Mondial – the month of international diversity – officially began earlier last week, and I am very excited to be writing several blog posts about events that will be taking place during this month. The first of the series is – … Continued

The Possibilities of Enlightenment

“Enlightenment”, Kant begins, “is man’s emergence from his self incurred immaturity. Immaturity is the inability to use one’s own understanding without the guidance of another.” Kant’s essay An Answer to the Question: What is Enlightenment? sets the mood for my current class, The … Continued

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