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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!

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Tutors walk among us.  A student shares her chance meeting of an AU tutor, who turns out to be almost one of the family. Discord Oh, we so needed this.  The new #bragatorium channel lights up with the fist-pump successes students are just aching to share. Twitter @AthabascaU tweets:  “More intuitive.  Easier… Read more »

Vintage Voice

Escalating gas prices have a trickle-down effect, and the consumer pays in many ways.  A glance back at our Voices past shows this isn’t the first jump at the pump. It’s good for you.  Really.  Angela Pappas makes a case for the economics and health benefits of cycling.  “Now that it’s nice out and we’re… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

AUSU Annual General Meeting Mon, Jun 27, 5:00 to 6:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/annual-general-meeting-4/ RVSP through above link IDEA Lab Open Day Tues, Jun 28, 9:00 am to 1:15 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU’s IDEA Lab news.athabascau.ca/events/idea-lab-open-day/ Register through above link CHAT with AU Library Tues, Jun 28, 10:30 am to… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Johnson Scholarship Program Sponsored by:  Johnson Insurance Deadline:  July 28, 2022 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be a resident of Canada, completing high school in 2022, enrolled in a full-time undergrad program for the 2022-23 academic year at a recognized publicly-funded Canadian post-secondary institution, and have an eligible policy through Johnson… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group GPA variants.  A student notices a difference between GPA on a transcript and GPA on DegreeWorks; responses point out that the transcript GPA calculation includes all courses, while DegreeWorks bases its calculation only on courses pertaining to the student’s program. Discord All on the same page.  In the #general channel, students discuss… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Helen Bassett Commemorative Award Sponsored by:  Native Women’s Association of Canada Deadline:  July 15, 2022, 11:59 pm EST Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be an Indigenous woman, gender-diverse, or Two-Spirit person, be under 31 years of age, and currently pursuing post-secondary studies (priority given to students studying law or justice-related fields.) … Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

AUSU Annual General Meeting Mon, Jun 27, 5:00 to 6:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/annual-general-meeting-4/ RVSP through above link IDEA Lab Open Day Tues, Jun 28, 9:00 am to 1:15 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU’s IDEA Lab news.athabascau.ca/events/idea-lab-open-day/ Register through above link CHAT with AU Library Tues, Jun 28, 10:30 am to… Read more »

Vintage Voice

AU’s Convocation 2022 is coming up June 17, and that makes us all nostalgic for past convocations and graduates. What was it like 20 years ago?  Then-AUSU council president Debbie Jabbour shares her experience of attending AU’s 2002 convocation ceremony.  “We started the day off with a pancake breakfast in the parking lot, sponsored by… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  AWSN Scholarship Sponsored by:  AWSN Deadline:  June 30, 2022 Potential payout:  $3000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must reside in Alberta, and be attending an Alberta-based institution continuing their full-time undergrad studies, entering the third year of a STEM program. What’s required:  An online application form including contact, personal, and academic info; a recent transcript;… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

CHAT with AU Library Tues, Jun 14, 10:30 am to 2:30 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/page/ann No pre-registration necessary; access through CHAT link on home page AUGSA Annual General Meeting Tues, Jun 14, 6:00 to 7:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AUGSA augsa.com/events/details/14/Annual-General-Meeting AU graduate students only; RSVP through above link CHAT… Read more »