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

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

Why You Should go on Exchange to Quest University Canada

Quest students have several opportunities to work off campus and to travel and study abroad from completing  language requirements, doing one to four blocks of experiential learning, and also going on exchange for up to one academic year. Students who are in … 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

Field course in South Africa: Part 1

South Africa: Part 1 I came to Quest to have extraordinary experiences. To gain exposure to things that I would not at a traditional university. I came to be challenged, pushed out of my comfort zone, and ultimately to grow. … Continued

Exchange to Bhutan

Bhutan what? Where? Why? Quest has a variety of exchange options that all offer their own experiences but deciding where I wanted to go last spring was an easy decision. I wanted to go to the place that was the … 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

Politics of Health in South Africa: Field Course

One of the great parts of the block program at Quest is the ability to run block-long field courses. Field courses are courses that focus on a certain topic in a specific area. Students are able to go to these locations and … Continued

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