Summer Keystone Research at the BC Children’s Hospital

When Quest students take Question block in their second year, they are required to brainstorm ideas for their Keystone – the culminating project of our undergraduate education. Most students take one year or more to work this project, which can … 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

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

Exploring Volcanoes with Quest

This last block, a group of students were part of a class taught by Quest tutor Dr. Steve Quane. The subject of the class was Volcanology, and so they travelled to one of the best places in the world to study … 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

Politics of Health in South Africa: Field Course

One of the great parts of the block program at Quest is the ability to run block-long field courses. Field courses are courses that focus on a certain topic in a specific area. Students are able to go to these locations and … 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

Experiential Learning in Medica Kosova (NGO)

In January, more than 6 months ago, I took the Question Block. Quest University Canada offers only one degree, that of the Bachelor of Liberal Art and Sciences. However, every student at some point during their second year takes a … Continued

5 Things You’ve Seen About University In Movies and Why They Are Totally True: Part 1

If you’re anything like me you have likely seen quite a few movies about the college experience or about university. Whether a romanticized drama like The Social Network or a slapstick comedy with no boundaries like Animal House, movies are … Continued

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