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

Why You Should go on Exchange to Quest University Canada

Quest students have several opportunities to work off campus and to travel and study abroad from completing  language requirements, doing one to four blocks of experiential learning, and also going on exchange for up to one academic year. Students who are in … Continued

International Chef: Exploring the Kosovar Cuisine

Quest University Canada’s goal is to celebrate and integrate the broad spectrum of students’ cultural backgrounds into the daily life on campus. There are numerous language forums, shared festivals, and international discussions, and each student has the opportunity to lead … Continued

Block Break Adventures: Seattle, WA

A few months ago, my friend Hannah from Norway, mentioned that she was going to Seattle for block break since her aunt lives there. In the same day, a few other friends mentioned that they were going to Seattle for … Continued

ROTARACT: Halloween for Hunger

This past Tuesday I interviewed Hayley Inglis about an event she organized with Lauren StClaire, called Halloween for Hunger. This even was part of many events organized by the member of the Rotaract club at Quest. The Rotaract club meets twice a … Continued

Quest Speaker Series: Adam Hart, The Power of Food

As Squamish becomes more and more of a college town, the connections Quest has with Squamish grow. One of the strongest connections thus far is the ability to host events for Squamish locals on Quest’s campus, as our facilities provide good spaces for … 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

Block Break Adventures in California

A little bit over a month ago, my brother, Blin, and I were talking over the phone. In the midst of our conversation, we realized that even though we both live in the West Coast of North America and less … Continued

Delicious and Healthy Food: Cornerstone Dinner at Melanie’s House

Cornerstone is the very first course that all students take when entering Quest. This course has many purposes such as introducing students to Quest and also investigating one question through interdisciplinary academic disciplines. This year the question is, “What is … Continued

Summer in Squamish

At the end of my second year at Quest, I had began to contemplate about my summer plans. After thinking for a while I decided to spend my summer in Squamish, where I would work for the Admissions Team. However, … Continued