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

Graduate Student Research Conference – Edmonton Fri, Oct 12, 6:00 pm to Sunday, Oct 14, 12:00 pm Holiday Inn Conference Centre, 4485 Gateway Blvd, Edmonton AB In-person and online Hosted by AU Faculty of Graduate Studies and AUGSA news.athabascau.ca/events/graduate-student-research-conference/ Register online at above link; $200+GST for in-person and $50+GST for online 2018 Distinguished Alumni and… Read more »

Student Sizzle!

AthaU Facebook Group Thomas wonders who to contact about a course that’s currently listed as under revision; anyone know what’s going on with CRJS 490?  Rebecca asks how to change her exam date to a week later; responders let her know she only has to clear it with the invigilator since it’s within 10 days… Read more »

Vintage Voice

As Thanksgiving weekend gets underway in Canada, we present two reflections on Thanksgivings past. Eating like it’s 1949.  Writer Teresa Neuman takes a nostalgic perusal through her grandmother’s cookbook, which she’s recently inherited.  “… my health conscience brain has put the brakes on deep-fried ‘Sour Cream Doughnuts’ (Page 1534) or I would be in the… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Online MBA Info Session Wed, October 10, 10:00 to 11:00 am MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business business.athabascau.ca/event-details/online-mba-executives-information-session-13/ Register online at above link Zotero and Mendeley Citation Management Tools Webinar Thurs, October 11, 12:00 to 1:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration required AUSU Council Meeting Thurs, October 11,… Read more »

Student Sizzle!

AthaU Facebook Group Elli is curious whether other students have successfully appealed assignment marks; short answer is “yes.”  Angela asks whether AU provides career counselling services; responders post info for both AU and AUSU resources. Other posts include accessing course materials before the contract start date, withdrawing from a course after the contract end date,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Parking Solutions Scholarship Sponsored by:  Parking BOXX Deadline:  October 15, 2018 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, in a program at an accredited university, college, or a trade, technical, or vocational school. What’s required:  An online application form, along with an approximately 500-word essay on… Read more »

Scholarship of the (last) Week!

Scholarship name:  AES Engineering Scholarship Sponsored by:  AES Engineering Deadline:  October 6, 2018 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be high school seniors or attending a post-secondary education facility. What’s required:  An e-mail with contact and school info, along with a 500 to 1000 word essay describing looking back at your life 30 years… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group Katy asks for help interpreting her program requirements in Degreeworks; the consensus is to call an AU advisor ’cause they’re the best!  Niki worries that her online exam wasn’t properly closed during a ProctorU session but is resigned to waiting until Monday to confirm with AU.  Shari’s moving to Washington state and… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Hiking Ambition Wellness Scholarship Sponsored by:  Hiking Ambition Deadline:  September 30, 2018 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be currently enrolled in high school, college, university, or trade school. What’s required:  An email with contact and school info, along with a 500 to 1000-word essay promoting a practical approach to a healthy… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Nursing and Health Studies Library Orientation Sat, Sept 22, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration required Richard Van Camp’s Final Writer in Residence Talk Miracle Stories Under the Splitting Sky Mon, Sept 24, 3:00 to 4:00 pm MDT Athabasca University, Peace Hills Trust Tower, Room 1112, 10011… Read more »