Tuition from the Ontario Perspective

We love to hear from you! Please continue providing your opinions, comments and ideas; any submissions can be sent to Please indicate if we may publish your letter. Dear Ms Editor of the Voice; First let’s start out by saying that I really like the new website. Well done! I read Ms Jabbour’s article… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, I’m in a cooking rut. My family is sick and tired of Hamburger Helper and fish sticks, but I don’t have the time, money or the know how to do any better. Any suggestions? Hamburgered-Out in the USA Dear Hamburgered-Out, You don’t have to cook like Emeril and have Oprah’s bank account to… Read more »


CLASSIFIED SPACE: Students of AU may print classifieds in The Voice free of charge (maximum three per issue) as long as they are not representing a company or product. Ads can be up to 60 words in length and may include a photo. Use The Voice classified space to sell or buy, research or find…. Read more »

ATTENTION: Psychology Students

Every Monday from 9:30 – 10:30 AM MST and Wednesday from 7-8 PM MST the Athabasca University Psychology Students’ Society gets together to chat about issues pertaining to the world of psychology at AU. Go to and log on the discussion forum link, from there click on Psychology at the top written in blue… Read more »

Conference Connections

CONTRIBUTED BY AU’S THE INSIDER “¢ CU Expo – Community-University Institute for Social Research – “Partnerships, Policy & Progress” – May 8-10, 2003, Saskatoon, SK. Details: “¢ Distance Education Technology Symposium (DETS-03) – sponsored by the Centre for Distance Education – May 15-17, 2003 – Edmonton, Crowne Plaza Chateau Lacombe. Details: or contact… Read more »

2003 Bryon Paege Memorial Award – Call For Nominations

CUPE Local 3911 is currently accepting nominations for the 2002 Bryon Paege Memorial Award. This annual $450 award, sponsored by CUPE Local 3911, is presented at the end of June in each year to a recipient selected by the Bryon Paege Memorial Award Selection Committee from among those nominated. The election committee is composed of… Read more »

Scholarships and Awards

WELLSIZING THE WORKPLACE SCHOLARSHIPS (5) Value: $2000 DEADLINE: JULY 31, 2003 Administrator: Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) Notes: Applicant must demonstrate financial need. Awarded to Canadian citizens or permanent residents that have a disability, require financial assistance to pursue education and who are enrolled in full-time studies in a recognized degree, diploma… Read more »

News From AU – Tutor/Mentor Awards

TUTORING/MENTORING EXCELLENCE AWARDS Final week for nominations: Human Resources is pleased to accept nominations for the President’s Award for Tutoring/Mentoring Excellence, the Craig Cunningham Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence, and the Sue and Derrick Rowlandson Memorial Award for Service Excellence. These awards recognize outstanding contributions by Athabasca University staff members for teaching, instructional service, or… Read more »

News From AU – In Memoriam – Dan Coldeway

IN MEMORIAM Dan Coldeway died in Madison, South Dakota on March 26, 2003. He leaves behind many colleagues and friends at Athabasca University and around the world. We, in the Centre for Distance Education especially, have many memories. Dan came to Athabasca University in 1977 when both he and the University were very young. As… Read more »