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Summer living in Albania

For as long as I can remember, my summers have always included a trip to nearby, beautiful cities of Albania. Long walks in the beach, volleyball playing with neighbours, big lunches, long hikes, and warm, sunny days are just a few of my favourite memories. Perhaps this explains why often in the midst of school assignments, […]

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 […]

Experiential Learning in Medica Kosova (NGO)

In January, more than 6 months ago, I took the Question Block. Quest University Canada offers only one degree, that of the Bachelor of Liberal Art and Sciences. However, every student at some point during their second year takes a class called Question Block, where he or she comes up with the an interdisciplinary question. […]

The New President Has Been Announced!!

  After a year long search, months of dire anticipation, and an incredible teaser of a speech at the final Community Update of the year the fourth Quest President and Vice-Chancellor has been announced! I couldn’t pick one to show how excited I am so here’s another….   In a school wide email yesterday (Tuesday, […]

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 […]

What is Dark Matter? My Question and the beauty of uncertainty

Every student at Quest must create a unique “Question” and create a proposal that will guide their learning and experiences they have during their final two years at Quest University. This is something that takes place during “Question Block,” a class that is dedicated to this effort. After many weeks of thought, constructive criticism, revision, and […]

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 […]

MAA Teaching Award and the 100 Year Anniversary Conference

A short while ago, Glen Van Brummelen, one of Quest’s founding faculty members, was alerted that he had been awarded one of the highest honors a mathematics professor can receive: the Mathematical Association of America’s Pacific Northwest Teaching Award, putting him in the running for the national award. Not only is the award a huge […]

Quest’s Got Talent

Last April, my friend Emma organized the first talent show at Quest University Canada. Many students showed interest in participating by singing, playing musical instruments, and reading poems. There were various other opportunities to get involved, such as becoming a judge and helping with set up. At the end of the event, I was amazed […]

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