Continental Reflections on the Reflective Continent

Last block I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Antarctica as part of Quest’s Quest for Antarctica class. In this class we explored the most southern continent and its relationship to humanity. In order to gain a fuller understanding of this unique … Continued

Quest Student Profiles: An Interview with Torin Nikiforuk

Torin is a fourth year student whose Question is “How can therapy alter neurological conditions and restore functionality?”  Where do you call home? I’m from Calgary, Alberta originally, but I recently moved to Campbell River on Vancouver Island. Why did … 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

Exploring Volcanoes with Quest

This last block, a group of students were part of a class taught by Quest tutor Dr. Steve Quane. The subject of the class was Volcanology, and so they travelled to one of the best places in the world to study … 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

Where are they now? An interview with Quest Alumni Eric De Paoli

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 alumna to write a few words about Quest, their experience, and where … Continued

What do Questies do Over Winter Break

Quest University Canada is home to students from more than 43 countries, including Germany, Kosovo, Brazil, Norway, Italy, Indonesia, Egypt, Tanzania, and the Czech Republic, among many others. This means that about 13% of our student population comes from outside of Canada and the … Continued

Community Day: Skiing in Whistler

The first time I tried to ski I was only three years old. I had just learned how to walk and talk, but skiing was not too difficult to me – at least this is what my parents say. Later, … 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

My Host Parents’ European Adventures

I met my host parents, Jim and Claire, for the first time in November of 2013, exactly two years from now. What began as a simple get to know each other dinner, turned into a heart-warming and enriching event that led … Continued

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