Global Café: International Women’s Day

Mondial – the month of international diversity – officially began earlier last week, and I am very excited to be writing several blog posts about events that will be taking place during this month. The first of the series is – … 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

The Possibilities of Enlightenment

“Enlightenment”, Kant begins, “is man’s emergence from his self incurred immaturity. Immaturity is the inability to use one’s own understanding without the guidance of another.” Kant’s essay An Answer to the Question: What is Enlightenment? sets the mood for my current class, The … Continued

Getting sick at Quest

Guess what?  In the middle of writing this post I got really sick,  so now I believe I am freshly equipped with the knowledge to tell you about being ill in college. Getting sick is not the first thing that … Continued

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