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The Voice

The Voice is the collective presence of the writers who submit on behalf of the magazine. All praise to them!

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Lift Parts Express Scholarship Sponsored by:  Lift Parts Express Deadline:  June 30, 2020 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian or U.S. residents, be between the ages of 16 and 21, be attending school in the fall of 2020, and have a GPA of 3.0 or greater. What’s required:  An online… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Donnette from AUSU posts an alert about a tech issue with myAU; Heath adds a link to allow students to access their courses directly.  David’s looking to connect with another student in the architecture program.  Kimberly asks about delays in assignment marking; several responses, including those from tutors, strongly suggest contacting tutors… Read more »

Vintage Voice

To honour Sherlock Holmes Day on May 22, we sleuthed through the archives, following clues that led us to these elemental offerings. Breathing life into Holmes.  Janice Behrens chronicles her growing fondness for mystery novels, including the iconic Sherlock Holmes series.  “When reading the books, it is sometimes possible to almost smell the pipe tobacco… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Villa Charities Scholarship Program Sponsored by:  Villa Charities Foundation Deadline:  June 30, 2020 Potential payout:  $2500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, be registered in a full-time undergrad program at an accredited  Canadian university or college, have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, and have an interest in Italian… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

The Master of Arts (Interdisciplinary studies) Webinar Thur, May 28, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU news.athabascau.ca/events/mais-webinar Register through above link Zotero and Mendeley Citation Management Tools Thur, May 28, 9:00 to 10:00 am MDT Online Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration necessary; access through above link The Grad Lounge… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group Raiza wonders if AU offers student loans; responses say look to AU for scholarships and to government bodies for loans and grants.  Amber had an unexpected result from a BIOL 204 home lab experiment; other students reply they’ve had similar results and it was okay.  Kayla seeks input on whether to withdraw… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

General Q & A about AU May 20, time t.b.a. Online Hosted by AU www.athabascau.ca/online-learning/how-au-works/open-house/ Register through above link AUSU Council Meeting Wed, May 20, 6:30 to 8:00 pm MDT Teleconference Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/may-council-meeting-6/ No pre-registration required; e-mail governance@ausu.org for meeting package MBA for Executives Thur, May 21, 10:00 to 11:00 am MDT Online… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Jack shares concerns that more course texts are changing to e-texts; this spurs quite a bit of input from other students, the student union, and AU itself.  New student Shelby asks for guidance navigating her first course and many students pitch in to point the way.  Kimberly is experiencing problems accessing e-materials… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  Global Lift Equipment Scholarship Sponsored by:  Global Lift Equipment Deadline:  June 15, 2020 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be residents of Canada or the U.S., be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the U.S. in the fall of 2020, and have a GPA of 2.5… Read more »

Get Ready to Apply for the Canada Emergency Student Benefit

A message for your students – Get ready to apply for the Canada Emergency Student Benefit Supporting students during this time of crisis is an integral part of the Government of Canada’s economic response to the COVID-19 pandemic. From interruptions in their studies and significantly reduced employment and developmental opportunities, Canadian students are facing serious… Read more »