Beautiful Barkley Sound (and the surrounding area)

For me, learning is always better when I am surrounded by other enthusiastic people, and when I am being taught by people who love what they do. For the past 11 days I was on a massive field trip with … Continued

Notable Courses: Belize Community Development

“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

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

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

Follow Quest students on their journey to Antarctica

During this first block of the Spring semester, 12 Quest students and 1 tutor (Colin Bates) are moving the classroom to the R/V Akademik Sergey Vavilov, a Russian science ship, for the field course Quest for Antarctica.  This is the second time … 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

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