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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!

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Group admin posts a reminder that the group serves as a peer support forum, and is not a substitute for information best obtained directly from AU.  Shauna asks about switching certificate programs; replies direct her to AU advising.  Jacqueline seeks tips for overcoming resistance to essay-writing; many students respond with their best… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Sponsored by:  BeArt-Presents Deadline:  April 1, 2020, 11:59pm EST Potential payout:  $2000 USD Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be a high school senior, or an undergrad or grad student at an accredited university/academic institution. What’s required:  A completed online application, along with a maximum 1000-word essay on how this scholarship will… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

FHSS Research Talks: Education and Literacy Fri, Mar 6, 2:00 to 4:00 pm, MST AU Edmonton, Peace Hills Trust Tower, Room 1112 In person and online Hosted by FHSS news.athabascau.ca/events/winter-2020-fhss-research-talks-education-and-literacy Access online through above link Looking ahead… Three-Minute Thesis Competition Tue, Mar 17, 9:30am to 4:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by FGS news.athabascau.ca/events/three-minute-thesis-competition More info… Read more »

Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Heather wonders if purchasing the APA manual is worth it; most responders say yes, while others found using online info or a borrowed copy is sufficient.  Regan seeks a hard-copy PSYC 315 textbook and quickly finds one on offer. Other posts include AUSU Student Council election (voting continues until March 2), job… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  IBABC Post-Secondary Scholarships Sponsored by:  Insurance Brokers Association of BC Deadline:  March 31, 2020 Potential payout:  up to $5000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be residents of BC and their sponsor must be a full-time insurance industry practitioner in BC; further eligibility varies by scholarship; see scholarship application for full requirements. What’s required:  A… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Blended Learning Practice MOOC Mar 1 to Mar 28 Online Hosted by AU and the Commonwealth of Learning news.athabascau.ca/events/blended-learning-practice-mooc Register through above link MBA for Executives Webinar Tues, Mar 3, 10:00 to 11:00 am MST Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business news.athabascau.ca/events/mba-for-executives-webinar-20200303 Register through above link “AU has a Library?” An Introduction to Library… Read more »

Asking the Candidates!

The AUSU election is coming up, and while distance education makes a lot of things possible, it can make figuring out who to vote for a bit of a challenge.  AU does not really have a centre point that students congregate in and that can be used to easily deliver messages to the student body. … Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  AEBC/T-Base Scholarship Program Sponsored by:  Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC) Deadline:  March 27, 2020 Potential payout:  up to $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be blind, deafblind, or partially sighted (as defined in Applicant Qualifications section), be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, and be attending or planning to attend a post-secondary institution… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

AUSU General Election Tues, Feb 25 to Mon, Mar 2 Online www.ausu.org/events/ Check AUSU’s Events page for timelines and details MBA for Executives Webinar Tues, Feb 25, 10:00 to 11:00 am MST Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business news.athabascau.ca/events/mba-for-executives-webinar-20200225 Register through above link 2020 Open Forum Supporting Graduate Learners, Research, and Education Wed, Feb… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Faithe wonders how other students manage five courses—one at a time, or work on all five simultaneously; responses show that each student finds their own method after exploring the options.  Mhairi asks if textbooks need to be returned when dropping a course within the 30-day window; responders say yes. Other posts include… Read more »