Posts By: Philip Kirkbride

Philip Kirkbride

Philip Kirkbride is a graduate student studying information systems at Athabasca University, and is currently serving as a Science and Technology representative on the graduate student union.

Second Paid Writing Gig

Careers don’t always develop in a straight line in our modern economy of fast changing jobs.  The skills we pick up don’t always pay off right away or in a straightforward manner.  At least that’s how it was with me.  It wasn’t until earlier this year that I got an opportunity to really make use… Read more »

The Travelling Student – On the Road Again

Update: It’s been a while since I’ve sent in an article about my travels while studying at Athabasca U. I’ve had a chance to travel lots more since then. With so much going on it became difficult to write. But I’ve taken an interesting path and have had a chance to serve on AU student… Read more »

The Travelling Student – A Night on the Town

Update: It’s been a while since I’ve sent in a travelling student article as my schedule got a bit hectic. A lot has happened since and I’ve had the chance to continue my travels in Thailand, Alaska, Quebec for a French immersion program, and Newfoundland where I recently finished a semester as a visiting student…. Read more »

The Travelling Student – A Night on the Town

Update: It’s been a while since I’ve sent in a travelling student article as my schedule got a bit hectic. A lot has happened since and I’ve had the chance to continue my travels in Thailand, Alaska, Quebec for a French immersion program, and Newfoundland where I recently finished a semester as a visiting student…. Read more »

The Travelling Student – Liberated

My name is Philip Kirkbride. I’m a college graduate from Ontario studying at AU. I’ve always wanted to do an exchange program or study abroad but never found the right time to do so. This is part fourteen in the story of how Athabasca University has allowed me to create my own study abroad program…. Read more »

Tuition Freeze

There’s been much excitement here at The Voice Magazine and among the student population in general since the provincial election in Alberta. The long-running Conservative Government had come to be seen by many as anti-education thanks to a series of cuts. To many students, including myself, the change in government came with a sigh of… Read more »

The Travelling Student – Vagabond Memories

My name is Philip Kirkbride. I’m a college graduate from Ontario studying at AU. I’ve always wanted to do an exchange program or study abroad but never found the right time to do so. This is the story of how Athabasca University has allowed me to create my own study abroad program. In the last… Read more »

The Travelling Student – Parking’s a Beach

My name is Philip Kirkbride. I’m a college graduate from Ontario studying at AU. I’ve always wanted to do an exchange program or study abroad but never found the right time to do so. This is the story of how Athabasca University has allowed me to create my own study abroad program. In the last… Read more »