Block Breakers

It’s no secret that Squamish is a mecca for outdoor recreation, in fact its official tagline is “Hardwired for Adventure.” The opportunities here are seemingly endless when it comes to getting off campus and recuperating from all that time in … Continued

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? AN INTERVIEW WITH QUEST ALUMNUS Easton Smith

In this blog series, “Where are they now?”, alumni can reflect on their academic, social and physical journey through Quest’s undergraduate education. We have been asking some Quest alumni to write a few words about Quest, their experience, and where … Continued

A Very Long Field Trip

Last semester there was a day that was the longest day, but still a good day. It was a field trip day. I was in a class called “Conservation of Migratory Species” taught by a wonderful tutor, Mai Yasue. In … Continued

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

Kermodes Take Home Bronze at Provincial Championships!

At PacWest Basketball Provincials this weekend, both the men’s and women’s basketball teams took home Bronze medals! After tough losses for each team on Friday afternoon, both teams fought hard on Saturday to place third at the Provincial tournament. Entering 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

Beating Campus Hill Fever (Crossfit Squamish)

Quest has the policy that (almost) all students must live on campus for all four years of your undergraduate. A question that is often posed by visiting students and parents is “How do you like living in such a small community? Does it ever … Continued

Quest outside the classroom

This month I had my first block after having completed all of my required courses. I rewarded myself by spending my time meeting with the President, Student Affairs staff, and students about how to increase discussions regarding the community. I also worked on … Continued

Walking With Reason

Standing in the kitchen during a potluck I asked the “standard” Quest question: “What blocks are you taking next term, Kyle?”. When “Walking” was part of his response I was instantly curious, confused and impressed! My big Q Question is … 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

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