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- Dec 20 – Jan 2: AUSU Holiday Closure
- Dec 31: Deadline to apply for course extension for Feb
- Jan 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Feb 1
- Jan 15: Deadline for exams for courses ending Dec 2019
- Jan 15: Feb degree requirements deadline
- Jan 16: AUSU Public Council Meeting
Free LinkedIn Learning Access
With all the challenges you can run into during a hectic time of year, take a moment to prepare and escape the stress of the season. LinkedIn Learning gives you access to thousands of online training videos by industry experts on software, programming, business, and creative skills. It also has resources to help you get through the season!
Sign up using your @athabasca.edu email account
Once your LinkedIn Learning account is set up, check out our Holiday Playlist or access the links below to get quick tips for the holidays!
Managing Holiday Spending
Managing your Schedule over the Holidays:
Managing Relationships with Relatives:
- How to interpret nonverbal cues (3 mins)
- How to handle interruption (3 mins)
- Saying no to others (3 min)
For more info on free LinkedIn Learning Access, visit the AUSU website here
AUSU Holiday Special Podcast
AUSU hands out some tips to maintain both your mental health and your GPA during the holiday season, as well as sharing some of our student councillors’ favourite Christmas traditions, movies, and carols. Listen in here.
Check out our website for all AUSU Open Mic Episodes.
Holiday Closures and Exams
The AU Students’ Union will be closed for the holidays from December 21 to January 1, inclusive.
Athabasca University will be closed for the holidays from December 24th at 4:30pm MT to January 1, inclusive.
December Exams: No exam writing available at any of the three AU locations (Athabasca, Calgary or Edmonton) during the AU holiday closure. Exam requests received before the University closure for courses with a course end date of December 31 are allowed additional time to write their examinations without the Late Exam Fee. Exams requested before the University closure for courses with an end date of Dec 31, 2019, must be completed no later than Jan 15, 2020.