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!

AU-Thentic Events

Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Info Session Mon, Sept 9, 9:00 to 10:30 am MDT Peace Hills Trust Tower, Room 1115, 10011 – 109 Street NW, Edmonton AB In-person and online Hosted by CIHR and AU Faculty of Graduate Studies www.eventbrite.ca/e/cihr-interactive-information-sessions-tickets-66958690245 Register online at above link AU Has a Library? Intro to Library Resources… Read more »

Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Kayla asks if 18 courses in two years is possible; responses suggest that some students have actually done this, but it’s not possible for everyone in every situation.  Faye is trying to connect with other English majors; they are out there!  Ashley wonders if a course extension fee is required to rewrite… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  2019 AES Engineering Scholarship Sponsored by:  AES Engineering Deadline:  October 6, 2019 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be high school seniors or attending a post-secondary educational facility. What’s required:  An email with contact and school info, along with a 500- to 1000-word essay on “When you look back on your life… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Montem Health and Wellness Scholarship Sponsored by:  Montem Outdoor Gear Deadline:  September 30, 2019 Potential payout:  $1500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be currently enrolled at high school, college, university, or trade school What’s required:  An email with contact, school info, and proof of student status,  along with a 500-1000 word essay promoting a… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Presenting Your Work at a Conference Thurs, Sept 5, 2:00 to 3:30 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Graduate Studies www.eventbrite.ca/e/fgs-presents-writing-an-abstract-for-a-conference-tickets-60827897880 Register online at above link All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group A hot thread about whether exam invigilation fees are, or are not, claimable along with tuition fees for income tax; Kendra saves the day with some excellent information.  Tomi asks how many courses make a student full-time; “three” is the most popular response. Other posts include a trio of perennial topics covering… Read more »

Vintage Voice

The Labour Day Weekend is upon us.  Our featured articles take different perspectives on the 3-day break. Putting the labour in Labour Day.  Gregory Ryan recaps his experience pounding out a novel during the annual 3-Day Novel Contest. “I examined my main protagonist Jim. He must die, I decided. I returned to the keyboard and… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Community Leaders Scholarship Sponsored by:  BluEarth Renewables Deadline:  September 15, 2019 Potential payout:  up to $3000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be residents of Canada or the U.S., and pursuing full-time studies at an accredited Canadian or United States university, college, or trades or technical school. What’s required:  An online application form, including academic… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Christine seeks other AU students near Brock University for meet-ups and study support.  Kristy is taking her first course after a break of 15 years and seeks advice; AU students deliver! Other posts include marking time for paper exams, individualized versus group study, the 2019 federal election, and courses HIST 224 and… Read more »

Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group You can’t escape the cute cat pictures anywhere on the internet.  Kari shows how her cat loves receiving textbooks just as much as she does.  (Good luck doing that with e-texts!) Kevin asks about out of province pricing, as the figures for tuition don’t seem to match his receipts. Students point out… Read more »