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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

Online MBA Application Webinar Tues, Sept 17, 10:00 to 11:00 am MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business business.athabascau.ca/event-details/online-mba-executives-application-information-session-2019-sep17/ Register online at above link AU Live Chat Tues, Sep 17, 10:00 am and 5:00pm MDT Online Hosted by AU www.athabascau.ca/online-learning/how-au-works/open-house/ Register online through above link How to prepare a Scholarship or Fellowship application Thurs,… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Angela asks other students’ advice on desktop speech-to-dictation apps; so far, Dragon Speak is the most recommended.  Stephanie seeks input on challenging SPAN 300.  Jasmine asks for feedback on how current AU textbooks are, and if an AU degree is valued the same as other degrees; most responders find AU textbooks up-to-date,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  CouponBirds Help to Save Scholarship Sponsored by:  CouponBirds Deadline:  October 10, 2019 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be at least 16 years old and be students at an accredited university or college in Canada or the U.S. What’s required:  An online application including contact and school info, a survey on your… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Info Session Mon, Sept 9, 9:00 to 10:30 am MDT Peace Hills Trust Tower, Room 1115, 10011 – 109 Street NW, Edmonton AB In-person and online Hosted by CIHR and AU Faculty of Graduate Studies www.eventbrite.ca/e/cihr-interactive-information-sessions-tickets-66958690245 Register online at above link AU Has a Library? Intro to Library Resources… Read more »

Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Kayla asks if 18 courses in two years is possible; responses suggest that some students have actually done this, but it’s not possible for everyone in every situation.  Faye is trying to connect with other English majors; they are out there!  Ashley wonders if a course extension fee is required to rewrite… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  2019 AES Engineering Scholarship Sponsored by:  AES Engineering Deadline:  October 6, 2019 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be high school seniors or attending a post-secondary educational facility. What’s required:  An email with contact and school info, along with a 500- to 1000-word essay on “When you look back on your life… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Montem Health and Wellness Scholarship Sponsored by:  Montem Outdoor Gear Deadline:  September 30, 2019 Potential payout:  $1500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be currently enrolled at high school, college, university, or trade school What’s required:  An email with contact, school info, and proof of student status,  along with a 500-1000 word essay promoting a… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Presenting Your Work at a Conference Thurs, Sept 5, 2:00 to 3:30 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Graduate Studies www.eventbrite.ca/e/fgs-presents-writing-an-abstract-for-a-conference-tickets-60827897880 Register online at above link All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group A hot thread about whether exam invigilation fees are, or are not, claimable along with tuition fees for income tax; Kendra saves the day with some excellent information.  Tomi asks how many courses make a student full-time; “three” is the most popular response. Other posts include a trio of perennial topics covering… Read more »

Vintage Voice

The Labour Day Weekend is upon us.  Our featured articles take different perspectives on the 3-day break. Putting the labour in Labour Day.  Gregory Ryan recaps his experience pounding out a novel during the annual 3-Day Novel Contest. “I examined my main protagonist Jim. He must die, I decided. I returned to the keyboard and… Read more »