Enhance Your Studies
Enrich your learning experience with optional add-ons to their program of study. Add-ons cannot be taken alone but can be combined with any other program to supplement and expand your course of study.
Each Friday from 13:00 to 15:50 we offer the ultimate English workout - English MAX. English MAX provides an intensive, fun, interactive English practice session that will increase your confidence and ease in speaking English. Each session (3 lessons per session) consists of role plays, creative team projects and immersive interactions
You can combine the English MAX add-on with any course and with any intensity. Each Friday session is standalone, so you can register for as many sessions as you wish. For example:
Register for 12 weeks at 28 lessons in Core English and 6 English MAX sessions.
You can greatly improve your English
skills by signing up for our optional Canadian
Chat Buddy program (max. 5 students per Buddy) which will help you to practice your conversational skills outside of the classroom and become familiar with Canadian life through a variety of social
activities. The exact times and days for the
program vary and you will meet with your Chat Buddy in your first week to determine which times are most suitable for your both. Normally though, you will meet with your Chat
buddy on Saturdays and Sundays.
Through this program you will expand your conversation skills as
you experience Canadian life and culture through direct
contact and discussions with native language Canadian
Chat Buddies. Most chat buddies are Canadian university students who have some teaching experience and are enjoy finding our about new cultures and peoples.
Enhance your studies and experience in Canada through volunteering. Volunteering allows you to be fully immersed in Canadian culture. You can work side by side with the locals, helping them better their lives and communities. You can get a strong sense of community and be able to experience something most other students never will. No matter what you're interested in, there are a wide variety of volunteer opportunities to participate in, from assisting the elderly to helping children learn and counseling and mentoring to name only a few.
Volunteering also enables you to round our your resume with community based work that can complement your academic and professional achievements. It also provides you with a unique opportunity to practice and improve your language skills in real world situations.
Our volunteer placement program matches your skills and interests with volunteer opportunities where they most needed and from which you can most benefit. You can combine a volunteer placement with any Quest program of study for a small one time placement fee (please see our fee sheet).
Internship - for Working Holiday Visa Students Only
WHIP provides Working Holiday Visa holders the opportunity to combine any Quest English program with an internship placement in an area that reflects their experience and interests.
Both paid and unpaid placements are available depending on the industry and the applicants experience and education. Placements are possible in numerous areas, including: Hospitality, Business Administration, Sales, Services and Information Technology.
- Only International Experience Canada Working Holiday visa holders are eligible.
- Minimum 4 weeks of intensive English is required prior to commencing work placement.