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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 »

AUSU Update

Celebrate with us July 11-15th as we turn 30!  We have a fun-filled week planned, including contest giveaways, a special AUSUnights Virtual Student Social: 90s Retro Edition, and an in-person AUSU Birthday Bash with Student Council at Hudsons on Bourbon St. in West Edmonton Mall!  RSVP to the AUSU Birthday Bash!  Date: July 16th, 2022… 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 »

AUSU Update

Celebrate with us July 11-15th as we turn 30!  We have a fun-filled week planned, including contest giveaways, a special AUSUnights Virtual Student Social: 90s Retro Edition, and an in-person AUSU Birthday Bash with Student Council at Hudsons on Bourbon St. in West Edmonton Mall!  RSVP to the AUSU Birthday Bash!  Date: July 16th, 2022… 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