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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 Kristy wonders if ENGL 255 exam essay questions will be treated as drafts for marking purposes; this fires up an intense discussion on ENGL 255 in general.  Kayla seeks tips on other online universities; responders provide some options.  Sam asks for student feedback on Biology courses. Other posts include ProctorU, invigilation centres,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Digital Excellence Scholarship Sponsored by:  iGotcha Deadline:  December 1, 2019 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian or U.S. residents, and enrolled in college or university. What’s required:  A two-stage process:  first, submit a message to introduce yourself and describe your passion and involvement in the digital world.  Applicants passing the… Read more »

Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Lindsay asks for feedback from students about how courses from AU and TRU compare; early responses suggest AU courses compare favourably.  Jordynn is curious how much time to expect to devote to each AU course; plenty of great advice from students with different study styles.  Kayla seeks tips on which courses similar… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

APA Style and What Students Need to Know Tues, Dec 3, 1:00 to 2:30 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Graduate Studies www.eventbrite.ca/e/apa-style-and-what-students-need-to-know-tickets-82842422917 Register online at above link Seasonal Cheer – Ottawa Tues, Dec 3, 5:00 to 7:30 pm EST Prohibition Public House, 337 Somerset St West, Ottawa ON In person Hosted by… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  10 Words or Less Scholarship Sponsored by:  StudentScholarships.org Deadline:  November 30, 2019 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be between the ages of 14 and 25, and attending school in Fall of 2020. What’s required:  A comment of ten words or fewer on any post on the MyScholarships Facebook page describing why… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Shannon wonders where other students seek additional resources beyond the course material; a variety of tips flow in, including biblio lists, Google Scholar, the AU library, and hey! the tutor.  Jeffi inquires if alumni can still access AU’s library; short answer is yes, with limitations. Other posts include student discounts on public… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Research Webinar Series: Cybera: Computing Resources now available and free to AU Tues, Nov 26, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MST AU Edmonton – Peace Hills Trust Building, 10011 109 Street, Edmonton AB In person and Online Hosted by AU news.athabascau.ca/events/research-webinar-series-6 Access online through above link Live chat – AU’s MBA for executives program Tues,… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Wikipedia and Academic Research Thurs, Nov 20, 2:00 to 3:30 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration necessary AUSU November Council Meeting Thurs, Nov 21, 6:30 to 8:00 pm MST Online Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/november-council-meeting-5/ No pre-registration required; e-mail governance@ausu.org for meeting package Looking ahead… AU Seasonal Cheer events in Calgary, Edmonton,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  Prime Scholarship Sponsored by:  Prime Medical Deadline:  December 15, 2019 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be working toward a two- or four-year degree, with the intention of becoming an RN or LPN upon graduation. What’s required:  A completed application form, along with a maximum 500-word personal statement, and at least one… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Group admin JoAnne reminds students to use their tutor as their primary resource—not other students.  Razanne wonders how heavily PSYC courses rely on the textbook; responders suggest very heavily, indeed.  Abeer seeks recommendations for courses with no exams; students respond with their exam-free faves. Other posts include citing an AU study guide,… Read more »