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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:  Tommy Douglas Scholarship Sponsored by:  NUPGE Deadline:  July 6, 2020 Potential payout:  $2500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be children/grandchildren or foster children/grandchildren of members or retirees of the National Union’s Component unions or its affiliates, and be planning to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary educational institution full-time in 2020…. Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  AWSN Scholarship Sponsored by:  AWSN Deadline:  July 4, 2020 Potential payout:  $3000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be gender-minority full-time students in the second, third, or fourth year of an undergrad program in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics at an Alberta university, college, or technical institute. Refer to full eligibility criteria for an explanation… 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 Register through above link General Q&A about AU Mon, June 15, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU www.athabascau.ca/online-learning/how-au-works/open-house/ Register through above link AUSU Council Meeting Wed, June 17, 6:30 to 8:00… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Amber asks how to fast-track prof approval for course enrolment before the deadline; a flurry of suggestions follow, including contacting the course coordinator.  Stephanie is hoping to cram several courses into a scheduled leave from work and is looking for tips—and of course other students have tips for that!  New student Refka… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  The Cover Guy 7th Annual Scholarship Sponsored by:  The Cover Guy Deadline:  July 1, 2020 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be students currently enrolled in, or going to be enrolled in, a program at a university, college, or trade school in Canada or the U.S. for the upcoming school year. What’s… 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 Register through above link MBA for Executives Webinar Wed, June 10, 12:00 to 1:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business news.athabascau.ca/events/mba-for-executives-webinar-20200610 Register through above link The Grad Lounge Fri, June 12, 1:00… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Miranda seeks advice on testing her laptop with ProctorU; many helpful suggestions in the thread.  Michelle posts a link to the AU Students app, which leads to a number of students raising issues they’ve encountered using the app.  New student Lauren has questions about course structure and whether there is a study… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Lift Parts Express Scholarship Sponsored by:  Lift Parts Express Deadline:  June 30, 2020 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian or U.S. residents, be between the ages of 16 and 21, be attending school in the fall of 2020, and have a GPA of 3.0 or greater. What’s required:  An online… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Donnette from AUSU posts an alert about a tech issue with myAU; Heath adds a link to allow students to access their courses directly.  David’s looking to connect with another student in the architecture program.  Kimberly asks about delays in assignment marking; several responses, including those from tutors, strongly suggest contacting tutors… Read more »

Vintage Voice

To honour Sherlock Holmes Day on May 22, we sleuthed through the archives, following clues that led us to these elemental offerings. Breathing life into Holmes.  Janice Behrens chronicles her growing fondness for mystery novels, including the iconic Sherlock Holmes series.  “When reading the books, it is sometimes possible to almost smell the pipe tobacco… Read more »