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IMPORTANT DATES
– Oct 31: November course extension deadline
– Nov 1: AUSU Awards application deadline
– Nov 10: Deadline to register for courses starting December 1
– Nov 11: Remembrance Day ? AU Closed
– Nov 12: AUSU Council Meeting
– Nov 13: December degree requirement deadline
– Nov 30: December course extension deadline

Featured AUSU Member Service: Awards

AUSU offers a variety of scholarships, awards, and bursaries for members. Here are some with a pending application deadline of November 1:

Academic Achievement Scholarships reward scholastic excellence. The applicants with the highest GPA over the last thirty credits will receive the award.

AUSU Bursaries help students in financial need. Special consideration is given to those who have other challenges such as disabilities, single parenting, and extraordinary financial concerns.

Returning Student Awards recognize the commitment of students who return to university after a long break.

Balanced Student Awards reward students who balance multiple life commitments with university study.

Student Service Awards recognize those who provide outstanding support to students in their community.

For more information on these and other awards (such as the AUSU Emergency, Computer, and Travel Bursaries), visit the AUSU Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries page.

AUSU Featured Groups & Clubs
Group Name: Athabasca University Library
Where: Facebook
Members: 224
About: AU Library is dedicated to maintaining excellent service in supporting the information needs of AU Library users.
Activity: On average weekly postings.
News: A revamped and revised look and feel, AU’s Library offers easier to find resources and offers tutorials on numerous topics.

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Go beyond the basics and master the foundations of photography: exposure and composition concepts, lenses, macro shooting, black and white, and more.

Courses: 8, including:
– Exposure
– Lenses
– Composition
– Black and White – Night and Low Light
– Macro and Close-up
– Specialty Lenses
– Flash

Duration: 29h 45m
Skill Level: Beginner ? Intermediate

Have you signed up for lynda? It’s free for AUSU members. To learn more, visit http://ausu.org/services/student-resources/lynda

THANK YOU for making AUSU’s
Get Out the Vote campaign a huge success!

With the 2015 federal election campaign now over, AUSU would like to thank ALL of our members who pledged to vote during our GOTV campaign. It was a resounding success with over 800 members pledging to vote. It was a testament to the drive of not only our members but of all Canadians in having their voices heard.

Read the article by the AU Newsroom:
AU Students Vote: pledge your patriotism in the days leading to Canada’s federal election

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