Reflections

“We do not learn from experiences; we learn from reflecting on our experiences.” —— John Dewey, 1933 My time at Quest is almost finished. In less than one week, I will be a university graduate. No longer will I put … Continued

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

NOTABLE COURSES: Experiments in the Physical Sciences

“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 to see what the students were up to during the … 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

The “Sciences” of Liberal Arts and Science

As a student who is focused on a pre-health field, I am often asked what it is like to do “science” at a Liberal Arts university. While it definitely is a challenge to tackle courses like organic chemistry, physics and … Continued

Quest students can be doctors too!

“You can’t become a doctor unless you get a degree in Biology” WRONG!!! This past Saturday, Quest’s president Peter Englert took 10 students to the University of British Columbia’s pre-medical diversity symposium. The purpose of the event was: “to help dispel the myth that only certain types of people are fit for medical school.  The UBC Medical School welcomes applicants from all walks of life and encourages diversity in the class.” The day started with … Continued

Lessons from the Bee Hive

Several times a week Quest host’s talks about different interesting topics and all students and staff are encouraged to attend. A quick glance through the Quest Portal highlights several intriguing discussions during the next month. We will have Anjali Appadurai … Continued

It's Field Trip Time!

Learning outside of the classroom has always been something I really enjoy and value. Right now I’m in a block called Biodiversity of British Columbia. This is a foundation class focused on the biodiversity found in the beautiful environment we … Continued