Posts By: The Voice

The Voice

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

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group Katy wonders what other students do with their study materials after a course; responses range from recycling to ritual burning.  Laurie is crushed by a D+ grade; responders share encouragement and “me too” moments. Other posts include trying to get a scholarship reference letter for grad school years after completing undergrad, myAU… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Business Undergrad Info Session Wed, Oct 24, 12:00 to 1:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business business.athabascau.ca/event-details/business-undergraduate-information-session-8/ Register online at above link W(h)et your whistle: what is water and why is it so cool? A bit about water and watershed studies in northern Alberta Wed, Oct 24, 7:00 to 8:30 pm MDT… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Live Your Dream Awards Sponsored by:  Soroptimist Deadline:  November 15, 2018 Potential payout:  from $1000 to $16,000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be women who are the primary financial supporter for themselves and their dependents, have financial need, and are enrolled or have been accepted into an undergrad degree program or a vocational/skills training… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  The UCT Scholarship Program Sponsored by:  United Commercial Travelers Deadline:  November 15, 2018 Potential payout:  up to $2500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be students or teachers pursuing university or college degrees or certification to work with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  See full eligibility criteria. What’s required:  A completed application form, along… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Graduate Student Research Conference – Edmonton Fri, Oct 12, 6:00 pm to Sunday, Oct 14, 12:00 pm Holiday Inn Conference Centre, 4485 Gateway Blvd, Edmonton AB In-person and online Hosted by AU Faculty of Graduate Studies and AUGSA news.athabascau.ca/events/graduate-student-research-conference/ Register online at above link; $200+GST for in-person and $50+GST for online 2018 Distinguished Alumni and… Read more »

Student Sizzle!

AthaU Facebook Group Thomas wonders who to contact about a course that’s currently listed as under revision; anyone know what’s going on with CRJS 490?  Rebecca asks how to change her exam date to a week later; responders let her know she only has to clear it with the invigilator since it’s within 10 days… Read more »

Vintage Voice

As Thanksgiving weekend gets underway in Canada, we present two reflections on Thanksgivings past. Eating like it’s 1949.  Writer Teresa Neuman takes a nostalgic perusal through her grandmother’s cookbook, which she’s recently inherited.  “… my health conscience brain has put the brakes on deep-fried ‘Sour Cream Doughnuts’ (Page 1534) or I would be in the… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Online MBA Info Session Wed, October 10, 10:00 to 11:00 am MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business business.athabascau.ca/event-details/online-mba-executives-information-session-13/ Register online at above link Zotero and Mendeley Citation Management Tools Webinar Thurs, October 11, 12:00 to 1:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration required AUSU Council Meeting Thurs, October 11,… Read more »

Student Sizzle!

AthaU Facebook Group Elli is curious whether other students have successfully appealed assignment marks; short answer is “yes.”  Angela asks whether AU provides career counselling services; responders post info for both AU and AUSU resources. Other posts include accessing course materials before the contract start date, withdrawing from a course after the contract end date,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Parking Solutions Scholarship Sponsored by:  Parking BOXX Deadline:  October 15, 2018 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, in a program at an accredited university, college, or a trade, technical, or vocational school. What’s required:  An online application form, along with an approximately 500-word essay on… Read more »