What Is It Like Being an International Student at Quest

By Yin Xzi – 1st Year Student Having grown up in the International Student Bubble all my life I’ve quickly grown accustomed to answering the question: where are you from? The answer is that I was born in Malaysia, and … Continued

Quest in the News: The World Comes to Squamish

A few months ago, the Squamish Chief reporter – Mike Chouinard, inspired by the ever increasing number of international students in Squamish, decided to write an encompassing article about these students perspectives, opinions, and experiences of life in Canada. Mr. Chouinard … Continued

A Sunny Saturday at the Squamish Sikh Parade

(Header photo credits to the Squamish Chief) Every summer, the Squamish Sikh community hosts a large parade, appropriately titled, ‘the Squamish Sikh Parade’ which takes place around the 18th of June. Interestingly enough, it seems every year to coincide with … Continued

Cabaret: an exposition of the arts at Quest

There are hidden talents in Quest students, ones that you might not know about until you see them exposed. We are artists, mathematicians, scientists and humanitarians, among other things, but mostly we are passionate creators. Cabaret is an opportunity to … Continued

International Dance Party

They say dance is cheap therapy, and it’s true. Dancing can be fun, social, expressive and liberating. As part of Mondial we organized an International dance party. We collected music from around the world and gave it to one of our … Continued

Mondial: Travelling Dinner

This weekend we had yet another event as part of our Mondial month: Travelling Dinner. The idea was that students would travel form dorm to dorm, enjoying food from five different locations around the world.  Each student received a “passport” upon … Continued

Mondial: Somali Language Table

This month is a very special and important one at Quest. For the first time, international students got together and organized a month dedicated to cultural diversity in order to foster a sense of community and empower international students. Poema, … 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

Quest students can be doctors too!

“You can’t become a doctor unless you get a degree in Biology” WRONG!!! This past Saturday, Quest’s president Peter Englert took 10 students to the University of British Columbia’s pre-medical diversity symposium. The purpose of the event was: “to help dispel the myth that only certain types of people are fit for medical school.  The UBC Medical School welcomes applicants from all walks of life and encourages diversity in the class.” The day started with … Continued