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

Summer Nostalgia

This summer I went home for the first time in two years. As a fourth year at Quest, it is amazing to be back on campus and to already be done my first block of this academic year. However, often … Continued

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

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’s founder and first President, David Strangway, visits Quest

  I remember being shocked upon learning that the founder and first President of Quest was former president of the University of British Columbia, David Strangway. Being the President of UBC for twelve years is only one of Strangway’s many … Continued

Anything but English Night 2.0

Last year, my roommate Devon came up with the idea of an Anything but English Night, a night where International students have the opportunity to perform in their native language and share their culture with the rest of the community. I … Continued

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