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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:  Mayor Andrée P. Boucher Memorial Scholarship Sponsored by:  Federation of Canadian Municipalities Deadline:  January 10, 2020 Potential payout:  $4500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be female, Canadian citizens, and currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate study at a Canadian university or college. What’s required:  A completed online application form, along with two letters of… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

You Can’t Get a Degree from “Google University” – Critically Evaluating Internet Sources Tues, Dec 10, 2:00 to 4:00 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Library www.eventbrite.ca/e/you-cant-get-a-degree-from-google-university-critically-evaluating-internet-sources-tickets-80504189197 Register at above link Seasonal Cheer – Kelowna Tues, Dec 10, 5:00 to 7:30 pm PST Kelowna Yacht Club, Spinnaker Room, 1370 Water St, Kelowna BC In person… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Kristy wonders if ENGL 255 exam essay questions will be treated as drafts for marking purposes; this fires up an intense discussion on ENGL 255 in general.  Kayla seeks tips on other online universities; responders provide some options.  Sam asks for student feedback on Biology courses. Other posts include ProctorU, invigilation centres,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Digital Excellence Scholarship Sponsored by:  iGotcha Deadline:  December 1, 2019 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian or U.S. residents, and enrolled in college or university. What’s required:  A two-stage process:  first, submit a message to introduce yourself and describe your passion and involvement in the digital world.  Applicants passing the… Read more »

Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Lindsay asks for feedback from students about how courses from AU and TRU compare; early responses suggest AU courses compare favourably.  Jordynn is curious how much time to expect to devote to each AU course; plenty of great advice from students with different study styles.  Kayla seeks tips on which courses similar… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

APA Style and What Students Need to Know Tues, Dec 3, 1:00 to 2:30 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Graduate Studies www.eventbrite.ca/e/apa-style-and-what-students-need-to-know-tickets-82842422917 Register online at above link Seasonal Cheer – Ottawa Tues, Dec 3, 5:00 to 7:30 pm EST Prohibition Public House, 337 Somerset St West, Ottawa ON In person Hosted by… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  10 Words or Less Scholarship Sponsored by:  StudentScholarships.org Deadline:  November 30, 2019 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be between the ages of 14 and 25, and attending school in Fall of 2020. What’s required:  A comment of ten words or fewer on any post on the MyScholarships Facebook page describing why… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Shannon wonders where other students seek additional resources beyond the course material; a variety of tips flow in, including biblio lists, Google Scholar, the AU library, and hey! the tutor.  Jeffi inquires if alumni can still access AU’s library; short answer is yes, with limitations. Other posts include student discounts on public… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Research Webinar Series: Cybera: Computing Resources now available and free to AU Tues, Nov 26, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MST AU Edmonton – Peace Hills Trust Building, 10011 109 Street, Edmonton AB In person and Online Hosted by AU news.athabascau.ca/events/research-webinar-series-6 Access online through above link Live chat – AU’s MBA for executives program Tues,… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Wikipedia and Academic Research Thurs, Nov 20, 2:00 to 3:30 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration necessary AUSU November Council Meeting Thurs, Nov 21, 6:30 to 8:00 pm MST Online Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/november-council-meeting-5/ No pre-registration required; e-mail governance@ausu.org for meeting package Looking ahead… AU Seasonal Cheer events in Calgary, Edmonton,… Read more »