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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!

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Eleanor Ritchie Education Scholarship Sponsored by:  Autism Ontario Deadline:  April 30, 2021 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be on the autism spectrum, be currently living in Ontario, and be accepted to attend their first year of post-secondary studies (university, college, apprentice program) in Canada. What’s required:  A completed online application form,… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Wait, did I really write that?  A student wonders how to be sure an exam was submitted for marking correctly; one response points out the “request exam” page will note the status change from “exam requested” to “exam written” once it’s been submitted. Discord Aim for done.  A group stress-fest as students… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie April Edition: The Cree Hunters of Mistassini Apr 1 to Apr 30 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin www.athabascau.ca/indigenous/bannock-and-a-movie/index.html Access through above link Digital Transformation Leadership Certificate info session by PowerED™ Tues, Apr 13, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU’s PowerED™ news.athabascau.ca/events/digital-transformation-leadership-certificate-info-session-by-powered/ RSVP through above link MBA for… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Everyone was new once:  A new student seeking tips on getting AU studies organized receives a flood of insightful tips from other students. reddit Lesser of two evils:  A student worries that a withdrawal notation on their transcript might hurt chances for grade school; other students provide opinions on the merits of… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  David and Shelley Scholarship Sponsored by:  Easter Seals Ontario Deadline:  April 30, 2021 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be residents of Ontario, seeking post-secondary education, and have a physical disability.  See full eligibility requirements. What’s required:  A completed and mailed application form, along with academic transcripts, two reference letters, and a… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie April Edition: The Cree Hunters of Mistassini Apr 1 to Apr 30 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin www.athabascau.ca/indigenous/bannock-and-a-movie/index.html Access through above link Blended Learning Practice MOOC Apr 4 to May 1 Online Hosted by AU and Commonwealth of Learning news.athabascau.ca/events/blended-learning-practice-mooc-spring-2021/ Register through above link Facebook:  Fact or Fiction? Wed, Apr 7,… Read more »

Vintage Voice

March 26 is Purple Day, but the connection with the colour is only tangential.  Purple Day’s purpose is to draw attention and support to epilepsy.  For balance, we reached into our vaults for a piece on purple and another on epilepsy. Purple is the new gray.  Laura Seymour chafes against the blandness of North American… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award Sponsored by:  Food Allergy Canada Deadline:  April 23, 2021 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian residents, under 25 years of age, and enrolled at a post-secondary institution.  Applicants do not need to have food allergies to be eligible. What’s required:  An online application including contact, academic,… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie March Edition: Wahkohtowin: Cree Natural Law Mar 1 to Mar 31 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin www.athabascau.ca/indigenous/bannock-and-a-movie/index.html Access through above link Bannock and a Movie April Edition: The Cree Hunters of Mistassini Apr 1 to Apr 30 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin www.athabascau.ca/indigenous/bannock-and-a-movie/index.html Access through above link The Grad Lounge Fri,… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group You gotta clean behind the computer, too?  A student with a built-in cam on a desk-top computer wonders how ProctorU will be able to see the whole room; responses suggest either using a mirror, or cell-phone video. Discord A good reason to scan all channels:  A discussion in the #general-studies channel leads… Read more »