Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

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How to email your course coordinator. A student asks how to email a course coordinator when there is no response through the student portal.

Another student says to Google “Athabasca Course Coordinator Listing” and enter the course name. Another student advised that the course coordinator is away and recommended emailing a request to to connect to the acting course coordinator.


Disconnected from PoctorU during an exam? A student who was disconnected for half an hour during a ProctorU exam asks for advice. Another student replies to email the course coordinator and then the AU HelpDesk. HelpDesk will review the footage, possibly providing a free rewrite. Another student says to speak with ProctorU and the AU exam unit.


First in your family to attend a university? @AthabascaU posts, “‘Being the first in my family to graduate university—to hold a degree—represents a turning point for others to look upon.’ Join our first giving challenge as a celebrated AU alum matches your donations for the First in Family to Attend University Award.”

How to find library resources. @aulibarchives posts, “Can’t seem to use the library to find resources you need? Visit our Discover Research Guide and let us help walk you through the steps!”

Graduate students could win $30,000. @AbSPORU writes, “Calling all researchers @Ualberta @UCalgary @AthabascaU @ULethbridge – Applications are OPEN for our 2024 Studentship competition. Recipients are awarded $30,000 to support research that engages patients and addresses their priorities. Learn more:”