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Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Getting things done, eventually:  A long-time AU student seeks assistance setting up a student email account for the first time.  With the link and password long buried, the usual steps don’t work so an AU staff member provides a link to the IT helpdesk. Discord Shopping in our underwear again:  a discussion… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie January Edition: Our People will be Healed Jan 1 to Jan 31 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin indigenous.athabascau.ca/bannock/index.php Access through above link Talk to a Librarian Drop-in Session Tues, Jan 26, 9:00 to 9:30 am MST Online via Microsoft Teams Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration necessary; access through above… Read more »

Vintage Voice

National Handwriting Day is January 23, coinciding with the birthday of the original John Hancock.  This day of recognition for handwriting was, not surprisingly, conceived of by the Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association (WIMA). Your brain on cursive.  Writer and former Voice editor S.D. Livingston contemplates the usefulness of handwriting in an increasingly digital world.  “[P]ressing… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  EDC International Business Scholarships Sponsored by:  Export Development Canada Deadline:  February 22, 2021 Potential payout:  $4000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, be enrolled in a full-time accredited bachelor’s degree program at a Canadian university or college, studying business or business combined with environmental or sustainability courses, be returning… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Sponsored by:  Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program Deadline:  February 1, 2021 Potential payout:  up to $28,000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants; must be students graduating from high school, or completing first year of CEGEP, or already completed high school; be in good academic standing;… Read more »

AUSU Update

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact services@ausu.org with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES Jan 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Feb 1 Jan 14: AUSUnights Virtual Student Social Jan 15: Feb degree requirements deadline Jan 20: AUSU Public Council Meeting Jan 30: Deadline… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group The sound of deadlines wooshing past:  one student discovers the course enrolment deadline of the 10th doesn’t have much flex (but students can enrol for the next month and still access course materials for a head start.) Discord The AU Students Discord channel has been popping with activity since its Sept 2020… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie January Edition: Our People will be Healed Jan 1 to Jan 31 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin indigenous.athabascau.ca/bannock/index.php Access through above link Learning to Learn Online MOOC Jan 18 to Feb 21 Online Hosted by AU and Contact North news.athabascau.ca/events/learning-to-learn-online-athabasca-universitys-massive-open-online-course-winter-2021/ Register through above link Talk to a Librarian Drop-in Session Tues,… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Heather inquires about student funding for mature AB students taking one course at a time; responses indicate it’s worth applying.  Amoonah just finished a 3-year degree and wants to continue on to make it a 4-year; other students post tips to help her with next steps and timing. Other posts include delaying… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Polar Northern Resident Award Sponsored by:  Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies Deadline:  January 31, 2021 Potential payout:  $5000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada, be long-term residents of Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon, or the Provincial North, and currently enrolled  part- or full-time at either a… Read more »