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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!

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie July Edition – Inuit and Inuk Stories July 1 to July 31 Online Hosted by AU news.athabascau.ca/events/bannock-and-a-movie-inuit-inuk-stories Access through above link Keeping Organized as You Search Mon, July 6, 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 Connect with AU –… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Lindsay was surprised by no response from ProctorU at the end of an exam; responders recommend contacting AU to confirm the exam was submitted by ProctorU.  Ben wonders how to request an emailed transcript from AU; another student replies with specific instructions. Other posts include waived late exam fees, tutor absences, tips… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  Johnson Scholarship Program Sponsored by:  Johnson Insurance Deadline:  July 15, 2020 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be residents of Canada, completing high school in 2020, enrolled full-time in an undergrad program at a Canadian post-secondary institution for the 2020-21 academic year, and have a relationship with Johnson Insurance (for example, be… Read more »

Vintage Voice

On the eve of Independence Day for our neighbours in North America’s lower level, we engage in our favourite hobby (after bitching about the weather):  watching the Americans. Can’t trump this.  Writer Bill Pollett imagines a city like no other.  “In my city, the statues in the square commemorate the heroism of clowns and kindergarten… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

“M ED?” Mon, June 29, time t.b.a. Online Hosted by AU www.athabascau.ca/online-learning/how-au-works/open-house/ Register through above link Bannock and a Movie July Edition – Inuit and Inuk Stories July 1 to July 31 Online Hosted by AU news.athabascau.ca/events/bannock-and-a-movie-inuit-inuk-stories Access through above link The Grad Lounge Fri, July 3, 1:00 to 2:00 pm MDT Online via Microsoft… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Ella seeks resources for proofreading assignments; responses laud AU’s Write Site, among other tips.  Bari asks for AU’s enrolment office email address to follow up on transfer credits; along with the email address, students caution that wait times are longer due to the COVID situation.  Jen is concerned about losing access to… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  AU’s 50th Anniversary I-CARE Completion Bursary Sponsored by:  Athabasca University Deadline:  July 15, 2020 Potential payout:  Tuition credit for a single, 3-credit course Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be enrolled in an undergrad or grad program at AU, have no more than 15 AU credits to complete for their undergrad program or no more… Read more »

Vintage Voice—Father’s Day Edition

Father’s Day is June 21, and we’ve unearthed an unmatched pair of fatherly tributes from Voices past. Ditch the tie.  Busby LeClair offers a series of tongue-in-cheek (we hope) suggestions for imaginative Father’s Day gifts.  Suggestion #3:  ” Help him re-live old, long-forgotten dreams by packing him off to a weekend getaway at a CFL… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie June Edition – Two Spirit Stories June 1 to June 30 Online Hosted by AU news.athabascau.ca/events/bannock-and-a-movie-two-spirit-stories Access through above link Introduction to Technology-Enabled Learning, Athabasca University’s massive open online course (MOOC) Sun, June 21 to Sat, July 25 Online Hosted by AU news.athabascau.ca/events/introduction-to-technology-enabled-learning-athabasca-universitys-massive-open-online-course-mooc-summer-2020 Register through above link Faculty of Business Undergrad… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Josh is moving to Quebec and wonders if students there can get funding to attend AU; responders say no. Faye shares a link to a new AU Humanities group:  www.facebook.com/groups/936070370162653/. Other posts include weekend bookings at ProctorU, library orientation podcast, returning unopened course materials to AU, and courses BIOL 204, COMP 682,… Read more »