Sun and Fun With Vancouverites

In 2010, my brother, Blin, travelled to the United States of America as an exchange student. He lived in San Francisco for one year, where he got to meet people from all over the world, started flying classes to become … Continued

The Seven Islands of Mumbai… Or is it Bombay?

“Look, just peek your head out of the taxi… Can you see us now?” My sister Aliya said. Through the phone I could hear her and my mother laughing uncontrollably as I scanned the skies for any sign of her … Continued

Quest Crew have a Barbeque

Three years ago, shortly after I had arrived at Quest University Canada, I received an email from Krista Lambie in which she introduced me to the Squamish host family program. While this program was still in its preliminary phases, Krista … Continued

A Tale of Eight Cities

My heart raced as the wheels of the plane dropped out, jolting everyone who was dozing off. Peering out of my window, I could make out the shapes of small blots of light, slowly becoming denser, larger, and morphing into … Continued

A Tour of the Community Garden

Through the year on campus it’s very common to hear words like ‘renewable’, ‘re-purposing’ ‘recycling’ or similar rhetoric; most commonly this vocabulary is brought up when the hottest topic on campus (for the past three years at least) is the … Continued

The Olive Oil Girl

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My name is Francesca van Soest (or Checka for sort), and my Question is all about Olive Oil. I came to Quest because I couldn’t choose a faculty at any other school. The thought of going into one branch of … Continued

Quest for AI: Go Talk

For those of you out there who follow my posts, you will know that I am very interested in artificial intelligence (AI). In fact, my question at Quest is “How should we create artificial general intelligence?”. (For those of you … 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

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

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