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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

AU Systems outage Mar 31 to Apr 1 affecting some AU systems including course registration and exam requests Hosted by AU www.athabascau.ca/news/announcements/upcoming-system-outages See details at above link Library Chat Tues, Apr 2, 10:30 am to 2:30 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Library www.athabascau.ca/library/index.html No pre-registration needed; access through chat box on home page The… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Global Lift Equipment Scholarship Sponsored by:  Global Lift Equipment Deadline:  April 15, 2024 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must residents of Canada or the U.S., be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the U.S. in the fall of 2024, and have a GPA of 2.5 or… Read more »

Student Sizzle—Following What’s Hot!

Facebook: What are your AU programs and aspirations? A student asks about the programs and completion goals of other students.  The responses include: 1.  A BA in Psychology and Philosophy with a Doctor of Law goal, 2.  A Communications undergraduate degree with the goal of an MSc in Neuroscience, 3.  A Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  Investintech – CAJ Journalism Scholarship Sponsored by:  Investintech Deadline:  April 12, 2024 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be currently accepted to or enrolled in a university or college in Canada, be pursuing a course of studies or program leading to a diploma, undergrad, or graduate degree, and show evidence of interest… Read more »

Vintage Voice

Two hundred and thirty years ago, on March 22, the United States passed the Slave Trade Act of 1794.  The act, which prohibited the building or outfitting of ships for the slave trade, was but one step towards the U.S. abolition of owning slaves in 1865.  We present two articles on the topic, from ten… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Library Chat Tues, Mar 26, 10:30 am to 2:30 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Library www.athabascau.ca/library/index.html No pre-registration needed; access through chat box on home page Writing to win scholarships and awards (for undergraduate students) Tues, Mar 26, 12:30 to 1:30 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Write Site www.athabascau.ca/news/events/writing-to-win-scholarships-and-awards-for-undergraduate-students Register through above link… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

Facebook: The best parts of AU! A student asks what the best part of AU has been for other students.  This student appreciates the lack of deadlines.  Another student likes the convenience of taking one course at a time, finishing each course within two months.  Another student appreciates the ability to be a present parent and… Read more »

Student Sizzle—Following What’s Hot!

Facebook: Desktop recommendations for taking a ProctorU exam. A student has asked about the desk setup for a ProctorU exam. Other students have advised that a secondary keyboard might not be allowed, and Bluetooth is disabled for external devices. However, a Bluetooth mouse and keyboard seem to be acceptable. They also recommend that pictures and… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  G3 Grow Beyond Scholarship Sponsored by:  G3 Deadline:  April 10, 2024, 12:00 pm CST Potential payout:  $5000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be attending a Canadian high school, graduating in 2024, and planning to enroll full-time at a Canadian post-secondary institution in a first-year degree or diploma program in any field of study.  (Scholarship… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

AUSU Council Election: Voting Period Mar 14 to Mar 18 Online Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/voting-period/ More info available through above link Library Chat Tues, Mar 19, 10:30 am to 2:30 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Library www.athabascau.ca/library/index.html No pre-registration needed; access through chat box on home page The Writing Process Preparing to write Tues,Mar… Read more »