Squamish

Smoky Skies and Summer Festivals

Summer time in Squamish is magical. Farmers markets bursting with fresh, local produce. Music events happening most weekends, like the Sunset Music Series at the Sea to Sky Gondola, the Whistler Outdoor Concert Series that has amazing concerts in the Olympic Plaza for free, and the Squamish Wind Festival, a celebration of art, music, win, and water […]

Sea to Sky Marine Trail Opens in Squamish

Stretching across Canada from the Atlantic to Pacific and Arctic oceans, the Trans Canada Trail is the World’s longest network of trails. With 17,000km of usable trails, and another 6,000km to be completed by 2017, the trail provides endless opportunities for adventure from coast to coast to coast. The newest section of the Trans Canada […]

The Summer Adventures of Kestrel Kunz

The Squamish summer is already quite hot and sunny—not exactly the ideal weather for me to focus all day inside on a computer. But fortunately there are other Questies who are taking much more advantage of the Squamish beauty and heat, while keeping up with their academic duties. Kestrel Kunz is one of this year’s […]

Classics in the Aegean: Travelling to Turkey and Visiting Ancient Sites (Part 1)

A few months ago, I heard a few students students talk about a Quest trip to Turkey, where they would visit legendary sites of the Aegean and learn in the cradle of civilization. I am amazed and excited since I am very interested in such topics. For many years now, I have wanted to visit […]

Spring 2015 Newsletter

The Spring 2015 Newsletter is here! Click the link below to find out the latest on what’s been happening at Quest and a sneak peak into the summer! http://www.questu.ca/newsletter-spring15.html

5 Things You’ve Seen About University In Movies and Why They Are Totally True: Part 1

If you’re anything like me you have likely seen quite a few movies about the college experience or about university. Whether a romanticized drama like The Social Network or a slapstick comedy with no boundaries like Animal House, movies are an incredible way to help shape the ideas around the post-secondary education experience, both inside […]

Safe ‘n Sound Squamish

  Safe ‘n Sound will be hosting its first LGBTQ+ education conference on Saturday, May 9th from 10am-4pm at Howe Sound Secondary School in Squamish. The workshops planned for the day aim to bridge the LGBTQ+ community with each other, connect allies within the Squamish community, and link resources available. The conference, entitled, ‘Someone Like Me’ […]

Dancing Bears and Quest Traditions

April is a pretty spectacular block to be at Quest. Yes, most of the students are starting to get a bit burnt out from their schoolwork. But, April feels full of life on campus. The trees start to get their leaves, there are birds all over, and the sunny days finally start to outweigh the […]

Floor reps at Quest

Quest is a tight-knit community, but keeping the peace on campus isn’t always easy. There are many groups that work towards maintaining a safe and happy campus, including campus security, the emergency first response team, village advisors, and floor reps. The floor reps are something quite unique to Quest, and I credit them with building […]

Last Blog Ever

Well I did it. Four days from now I’ll walk across that stage and officially be a graduate of Quest University Canada. To be honest it’s pretty surreal. I’ve spent my last four years here learning and growing as a person and it’s crazy to think that I won’t be returning next fall. So what’s […]

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