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!

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Sponsored by:  Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program Deadline:  February 1, 2021 Potential payout:  up to $28,000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants; must be students graduating from high school, or completing first year of CEGEP, or already completed high school; be in good academic standing;… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group The sound of deadlines wooshing past:  one student discovers the course enrolment deadline of the 10th doesn’t have much flex (but students can enrol for the next month and still access course materials for a head start.) Discord The AU Students Discord channel has been popping with activity since its Sept 2020… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie January Edition: Our People will be Healed Jan 1 to Jan 31 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin indigenous.athabascau.ca/bannock/index.php Access through above link Learning to Learn Online MOOC Jan 18 to Feb 21 Online Hosted by AU and Contact North news.athabascau.ca/events/learning-to-learn-online-athabasca-universitys-massive-open-online-course-winter-2021/ Register through above link Talk to a Librarian Drop-in Session Tues,… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Heather inquires about student funding for mature AB students taking one course at a time; responses indicate it’s worth applying.  Amoonah just finished a 3-year degree and wants to continue on to make it a 4-year; other students post tips to help her with next steps and timing. Other posts include delaying… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Polar Northern Resident Award Sponsored by:  Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies Deadline:  January 31, 2021 Potential payout:  $5000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada, be long-term residents of Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon, or the Provincial North, and currently enrolled  part- or full-time at either a… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

MBA for Executives Webinar Tues, Jan 12, 10:00 to 11:00 am MST Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business news.athabascau.ca/events/mba-for-executives-webinar-20210112/ RSVP through above link Talk to a Librarian Drop-in Session Tues, Jan 12, 9:00 to 9:30 am MST Online via Microsoft Teams Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration necessary; access through above link Hack… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  Mensa Canada Scholarship Programme Sponsored by:  Mensa Canada Deadline:  January 31, 2021 Potential payout:  up to $3000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants, over 18 years of age, and currently enrolled in a full-time program at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution. What’s required:  An email with contact and school… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie December Edition: Birth of a Family Dec 1 to Dec 31 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin indigenous.athabascau.ca/bannock/index.php Access through above link All events are free unless otherwise noted. Holiday Closures Athabasca University Closed Thur, Dec 24 to Sun, Jan 3, inclusive Reopens Mon, Jan 4, 8:30 am MST More info at: … Read more »

Vintage Voice

The beginning of winter is almost upon us, so hunker down with a hot beverage and cozy socks for a pair of vintage winter tales. Or was it “beer deer”?  Writer Bill Pollett recounts how a merry lark to find a tree slid into misadventure.  “I find myself half-running down the icy road, trying to… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Ash wonders if a supplemental exam written beyond the contract end date will affect the next semester, which already has a full course load; responses say no, it’s all good.  Chelsea asks if a supplemental midterm exam can be written after the final exam; responders say yes. Other posts include the resumption… Read more »