AUSU Update

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In the latest Executive Blog, VP Finance & Administration Leah Campbell talks about the importance of in-text citations, what plagiarism is, and how to avoid it. Writing assignments are part of the academic experience, so knowing where to go for guidance is a big help. Leah writes: “Although the potential consequences of improper citations are scary, there is a lot of support out there to learn how you can avoid plagiarism altogether.” Read the full blogĀ here.

In this Learner Pathway curated by AUSU, you will learn about the valuable craft of leadership and how you can enhance your leadership skills to empower yourself and others. By developing yourself as a leader, you can take on a wider scope of challenges and responsibilities, including establishing a strategic vision, taking mindful steps towards it, and inspiring the awesome power of your colleagues and network to achieve it as a team. Check it out!

Our Spring awards application period ends April 30, so visit our website today and check out the awards and bursaries open to AU undergrads.

Remember that the number of awards and bursaries is doubled!

Academic Achievement Scholarships (6 available) reward excellence in scholarship to AU students.

AUSU Bursaries (10 available) aid students with exceptional life circumstances in financial need.

Balanced Student Awards (8 available) recognize the effort of students balancing multiple commitments.

#Igo2AU Awards (4 available) celebrate student diversity and allow students to express their joy for knowledge.

New Student Bursaries (8 available) aid students just beginning their studies at AU and have < 6 credits.

Returning Student Awards (8 available) recognize students returning to university after 2+ years away.

Student Volunteer Awards (6 available) recognize students volunteering in their community.

Following the General Election on March 14, the 11 successful councillors-elect held an internal election to determine who steps into the four executive positions on Council. Meet your new Executive Team!

We look forward to seeing what this new team will accomplish together. Congratulations to Trishtina and Dur-E-Najaf on their new roles, and to Karen and Natalia on their re-election!

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