AUSU Update!

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– Sept 30: October course extension deadline
– Sept 30 ? Oct 3: AUSU By-Election Ballots Open
– Oct 5: By-Election Results announced (4:30pm MT)
– Oct 5: AU Open House Webinar
– Oct 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Nov 1
– Oct 13: AUSU Council Meeting
– Oct 15: November degree requirements deadline

don’t Forget to Vote!

The AUSU By-Election starts today! All AUSU members have been mailed their official ballot through the Simply Voting system as of today (Sept 30)!

The winning candidates will be representing you on AUSU council for 18 months, so make sure to get informed about the candidates and cast your vote! Ballots are open from September 30 to October 3.

Join our Election Forum to find out more about the candidates and ask them questions, or check out the candidate biographies on the AUSU website here.

The results will be announced at a special meeting of council on October 5 at 4:30pm MT. The meeting is by teleconference and all members are welcome. The agenda and teleconference instructions are online here.

Make note, the ballots are sent to AUSU members only. Visit the AUSU website here for membership criteria.

If you have any concerns about the election, contact the Chief Returning Officer at

Enter to Win a FREE AU COURSE!

Get more involved with AUSU in our #igo2AU contest for a chance to win a FREE UNDERGRADUATE COURSE at AU!

Up to 5 entries per person! Visit our website here to find out how to enter and read the official contest rules!

Peter MacKinnon
Student Service Award

In honor of the outgoing Athabasca University President, Peter MacKinnon, and his leadership contributions to AU, AUSU is going to offer an additional Student Service Award in his name during our November awards cycle.

This award will be granted to an AUSU member who shows leadership in their service contributions to the community. The value of this award is $1000.

To apply for the Peter MacKinnon Student Service Award, simply fill out a regular “Student Service Award” application. All other awards criteria and requirements are the same as our existing Student Service Award.

Apply for this or any of our other awards or bursaries on our website here.

Deadline to Apply: November 1

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