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From October 25-29, AUSU celebrates October Pride Week! Why Pride in October? Well, we enjoyed such a successful Pride Week in June, we decided to do it again! We have some fantastic events lined up, including a keynote address on October 25 by author Joshua Whitehead and a presentation on October 29 by AU Faculty member Dr Tobias Wiggins.
Also, look for a Pride-themed takeover of AUSUnights, 2SLGBTQIA+ community highlights, a Pride AUSU Open Mic Podcast, fantastic contests, and more!
Intake for AUSU’s annual fall Awards and Bursaries Program is now open! Accessible to all AUSU members currently taking AU undergraduate courses, qualified students should apply now! The annual awards available from October 1-31 include:
Academic Achievement $1,000 each
AUSU Bursaries $1,000 each
Balanced Student Awards $1,000 each
#Igo2AU Award $1,000 each
New Student Bursaries $500 each
Returning Student Awards $1,000 each
Student Volunteer Awards $1,000 each
Join us October 14 at 5:00 pm MT for AUSUnights, a great opportunity to connect with fellow students through Zoom and get a chance to win prizes and swag from your AU Students’ Union! RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org for a link to the meeting room!
World Mental Health Day is October 10. As an AU student, you have access to Homewood Health, a program offering wellness support to meet your needs. These services are free courtesy of Athabasca University.