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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:  James Lee Foundation Scholarship Sponsored by:  James Lee Foundation Deadline:  September 15, 2022 Potential payout:  $5000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian residents over the age of 16, and be non-professional creatives.  (Fields of creativity include writing, art direction, film making, recording, illustrating, digital artistry, etc.) What’s required:  A creative portfolio with a… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Storwell’s Foster Children Bursary Program Sponsored by:  Storwell Deadline:  September 1, 2022 Potential payout:  $2000 Eligibility restriction:  Each applicant must have been a foster child with an official Canadian or U.S. foster care program, be 24 years of age or less at time of application, be a Canadian or U.S. citizen or permanent… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group When tutor’s tutor.  A discussion thread started by a  student seeking outside tutorial assistance prompts a tangential discussion about the role of AU tutors and what help students can expect from them. Discord Location location location.  A link to a media report of AB pressuring AU to stay in Athabasca, sparks a… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

AUSUnights Virtual Student Social Thur, Aug 11, 5:00 to 6:00 pm MDT Online via Zoom Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/ausunights-virtual-student-social-15/ RSVP through above link

Vintage Voice!

One thing we notice many AU students are interested in, is other AU students!  Over the years, The Voice has featured hundreds of AU students, along with their interests and goals, struggles and successes. A grandmother goes back to school.  Almost 20 years ago, The Voice interviewed student Taleathahh-Rae Livingstone, from Medicine Hat AB.  “I… Read more »

Vintage Voice

International travel is again possible for Canadians this summer.  But, if you don’t want to navigate jammed airports, be separated from your checked luggage, or deal with the glitchy ArriveCAN app on return, armchair travelling may be the less-stressful option for now. City of freedoms.  Mandy Gardner uses an extended stay in Great Britain as… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Athabasca University Undergraduate Student Bursaries Sponsored by:  Athabasca University Deadline:  August 31, 2022 Potential payout:  Tuition fee credit for one 3-credit AU undergrad course Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be current AU undergrad program students, have completed a minimum of 3 AU credits at the undergrad level, have not received this award twice previously,… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Real books for virtual learning.  A conversation thread discusses how to borrow real books from AU’s library—shipped right to your door. Discord Supplemental time.  A student wonders if supplemental exams can be written after the course end date; responders confirm they can, and point to info on AU’s website. reddit Saved by… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Summer! Nothing found this week, but… Looking ahead…  AUSUnights Virtual Student Social Thur, Aug 11, 5:00 to 6:00 pm MDT Online via Zoom Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/ausunights-virtual-student-social-15/ RSVP through above link All events are free unless otherwise noted

Vintage Voice

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, turned 75 earlier this week.  We could only scrounge up one article on Camilla, so we’re tossing in another with a mention about king-in-waiting, Charles. Is this worth it?  Debbie Jabbour muses on the institute of marriage, seeking clues on what makes or breaks a relationship.  “Perhaps it really is a… Read more »