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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:  UCT Heaston Scholarship Sponsored by:  The Order of the United Commercial Travelers of America (UCT) Deadline:  March 15, 2019 Potential payout:  $3000 to $6000 per year for four years Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be high-school seniors (or equivalent) and be enrolled in a college or university program for the coming academic year.  See… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

MBA Info Session – Thunder Bay Mon, Feb 11, 12:00 to 1:30 pm EST TownePlace Suites by Marriott, 550 Harbour Expressway, Thunder Bay ON In person Hosted by AU Faculty of Business business.athabascau.ca/event-details/mba-information-session-thunder-bay/ Register online at above link MBA Info Session – Sudbury Tues, Feb 12, 12:00 to 1:30 pm EST Radisson Hotel Sudbury, 85… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group New student Kat plans to do three courses on top of full-time employment; many responders offer advice on how they did it.  Isabella, on the other hand, is elated to be finished her degree after a ten-year slog.  Katy is planning ahead for 2021 convocation and asks for info; responders provide a… Read more »

Vintage Voice

Don’t look now, but Valentine’s Day is next week already!  Here’s a pair of articles from Voices past to get you in the mood. ‘Tis the season to snuggle.  Christina M. Frey launches the first of three articles about romantic movies.  “Some of the most enduring movie classics are sweeping romantic dramas exploring human love… Read more »

Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Penny wants to know if other students have experienced delays in their AU-wear orders; seems like the stated 7-10 days sometimes gets stretched a bit.  Nik wonders if she’ll have to pay a fee to reschedule an exam at the AU exam centre if it’s within the 10-day window; the consensus is… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

AU Open House Wed, Feb 6, 10:00 to 11:00 am MST Online Hosted by AU www.athabascau.ca/discover/open-house/ Register online at above link second session:  Wednesday, February 6, 5:00 to 6:00 pm MST Facebook Live with AU President & Provost Tues, Feb 5, 1:00 to 2:00 pm MST Online Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/facebook-live-interview-with-au-president/ No pre-registration necessary Looking… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  TAC Foundation Scholarships Sponsored by:  Transportation Association of Canada and its donors Deadline:  February 28, 2019 Potential payout:  $2500 to $6000 Eligibility restriction:  Applications for the undergraduate scholarships must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, must be enrolled full-time in an academic program related to the transportation field, and be graduating by August… Read more »

Student Sizzle!

AthaU Facebook Group Chanelle is looking for info on course success rates and Angela provides her with the link.  Several posters a week ask about service standards for marking assignments and exams; does no one look at the links on myAU? (try the Student Services tab at the top and scroll to Service Standards!  Or… Read more »

Vintage Voice

Since so many students on the unofficial AthaU Facebook page ask about the turnaround time for marking assignments and exams, we’ve found these two relevant articles from our archives. So you’re saying tutors are human, too?  Writer Deanna Roney looks at the flipside of the tutor-student equation.  “Sometimes I think we forget that there are… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  10 Words or Less Scholarship Sponsored by:  StudentScholarships.org Deadline:  January 31, 2019 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be between 14 and 25, and be attending school in the fall of 2019. What’s required:  A comment on any post on the StudentScholarships Facebook page, answering the question:  “In 10 words or less,… Read more »