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AUSU Year-Round Bursaries 

AUSU has a number of year-round bursaries available for members in financial need.

Computer Bursary – provides new laptops for members who need one for their AU coursework.

Emergency Bursary – can pay for AU course extensions, late exam, or supplemental exam fees for members who require them due to unforeseen circumstances.

Travel Bursary –  can pay student travel or accommodation costs required for their AU studies, such as travelling to convocation, labs, exams, or practicums. 

Find complete details or apply online here

AUSU Council Retreat 

AUSU just held its annual working council retreat in Edmonton! Your AUSU student council met up in Edmonton, from across Canada, for a 2-day whirl-wind planning, brainstorming, and networking session!

Some highlights of the retreat include:

  • Fantastic student social event bringing together AU students from across Canada
  • Student service overview and new opportunity discussions
  • Member engagement review and brainstorming
  • In-Person Meeting with AU AVP, Student and Academic Services, Dr. Alain May
  • In-Person Meeting with AU Chief of Staff, Gilbert Perras
  • Brainstorming and prioritizing advocacy initiatives
  • Policy and Budget development and planning
  • Overview of AUSU strategic plan and executive work plans
  • In-person public council meeting
  • Hosted a recording of the “AUSU Open Mic” podcast, (to be released soon!)
  • Council team building and networking

Overall, it was a fun and productive weekend, with lots of plans, ideas, and discussions about how AUSU can best serve you, our members!

View more pictures on our website here!

AUSU Executive Blog 

AUSU’s June Executive Blog is posted!

Our new VPFA, Brittany Daigle, gives an overview of what the first month as an AUSU executive has been like and what council has been up to!

Check out our recent blog online here

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