Posts By: The Voice

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:  The Dalton Camp Award Sponsored by:  Friends of Canadian Broadcasting Deadline:  December 1, 2018, 8:00pm EST Potential payout:  $2500 or $10,000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada; applicants are not required to be students, but only students are eligible for the $2500 second prize. What’s required:  An… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Online MBA Info Session Wed, Nov 7, 10:00 to 11:00 am MST Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business business.athabascau.ca/event-details/online-mba-executives-information-session-15-2/ Register online at above link AU Open House Wed, Nov 7, 10:00 to 11:00 am MST Online Hosted by Athabasca University www.athabascau.ca/discover/open-house/ Register online at above link second session:  Wednesday, November 7, 5:00 to 6:00… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group Jason answers the question, “Is an AU degree worth it?” by noting he’s just received a “semi-official offer for a postdoc at the very prestigious Salk Institute for Biological Studies in San Diego, CA. … If you put in the work, then yes.”  Kaitland notes in same post that her AU degree got… Read more »

Vintage Voice

In the lead-up to Halloween October 31, it’s no surprise that October 26 has been designated Pumpkin Day.  Pumpkins in a university student magazine?  We got ’em. Pepo’lantern?  Writer Zoe Dalton describes the colourful history of Cucurbita pepo, aka the pumpkin. “[S]quashes and pumpkins are useful for far more than just food: masks, dishes, carrying… Read more »

Student Sizzle!

AthaU Facebook Group Casey is looking for advice on what course to pick to fill out her critical perspective requirement, while Ashley has some questions about how a minor fits into the degree program and what courses other people took in the first and second semester for a Psychology major. Other posts include coming up… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  ServiceScape Scholarship 2018 Sponsored by:  ServiceScape Deadline:  November 30, 2018 Potential payout:  $1000 USD Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be attending or will attend an accredited college, university, or trade school in 2018. What’s required:  An online application form, including a maximum 300-word essay on how writing impacts today’s world. Tips:  Check out the… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group Katy wonders what other students do with their study materials after a course; responses range from recycling to ritual burning.  Laurie is crushed by a D+ grade; responders share encouragement and “me too” moments. Other posts include trying to get a scholarship reference letter for grad school years after completing undergrad, myAU… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Business Undergrad Info Session Wed, Oct 24, 12:00 to 1:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business business.athabascau.ca/event-details/business-undergraduate-information-session-8/ Register online at above link W(h)et your whistle: what is water and why is it so cool? A bit about water and watershed studies in northern Alberta Wed, Oct 24, 7:00 to 8:30 pm MDT… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Live Your Dream Awards Sponsored by:  Soroptimist Deadline:  November 15, 2018 Potential payout:  from $1000 to $16,000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be women who are the primary financial supporter for themselves and their dependents, have financial need, and are enrolled or have been accepted into an undergrad degree program or a vocational/skills training… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  The UCT Scholarship Program Sponsored by:  United Commercial Travelers Deadline:  November 15, 2018 Potential payout:  up to $2500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be students or teachers pursuing university or college degrees or certification to work with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  See full eligibility criteria. What’s required:  A completed application form, along… Read more »