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

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

Where Are They Now? – An Interview with Quest Alumna, Kaltrina Kusari

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Last year, my friend, colleague, and even roommate – Ellie Abramovich – started a new blog series called “Where Are They Now?” highlighting students that have graduated from Quest University Canada. I found this idea to be amazing since Quest … Continued

Glen van Brummelen, Quest’s math tutor, receives the Haimo Award

Quest’s Mathematics tutor Glen van Brummelen has been awarded the Haimo award. This award is the most prestigious teaching award for mathematics in North America (so this is big, and awesome! Go Glen!).  The official name of the award is … Continued

Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Center Excursion

This past block I took a course called Global Perspectives with a tutor named Bianca. The course is part of the Foundation program at Quest, and each Global Perspectives course varies depending on the tutor teaching it. Some tutors  have special topics … 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

Evidence Based Health Practices – Block 1

Hey all, I hope everyone has enjoyed their summers and had a September as quick as mine! My September was quite…hectic you could say. I was in a great concentration course called “Evidence Based Health Practices”, taught by a visiting … 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