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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 24: AUSU Election – Nominations Open Jan 30: Deadline to apply for course extension for Mar Feb 7: AUSU Election – Nominations Close Feb 10: Deadline to register in a course… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Carrie seeks advice choosing between three courses to fulfill a qualitative research methods credit; so far WGST 200 is winning in the responses.  Jordynn wonders if a supplemental exam can be written after the 90-day window has expired; short answer is no and long answer is in the student orientation link provided…. Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

MBA for Executives Webinar Tues, Jan 28, 10:00 to 11:00 am MST Online, Hosted by AU Faculty of Business news.athabascau.ca/events/mba-for-executives-webinar-20200128 Register through above link Live chat – Online MBA for Executives Wed, January 29, 1:00 to 3:00 pm MST Online, Hosted by AU Faculty of Business news.athabascau.ca/events/online-mba-for-executives-live-chat-20200129 Register through above link AUSU Council Nominations Now… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  EDC Youth Education Program scholarships Sponsored by:  Export Development Canada (EDC) Deadline:  February 14, 2020 Potential payout:  $4000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, enrolled full-time in an accredited bachelor’s degree program at a Canadian university or college, studying business or a combination of business/environmental courses, and have a… 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 24: AUSU Election – Nominations Open Jan 30: Deadline to apply for course extension for Mar Feb 7: AUSU Election – Nominations Close Feb 10: Deadline to register in a course… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Kin Canada Bursaries Sponsored by:  Kin Canada Deadline:  February 1, 2020 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, and be full-time students in the process of graduating from high school or currently studying at a post-secondary institution.  See full eligibility criteria. What’s required:  A completed application form,… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Eve wonders what happens if a student flunks an exam near the end of the contract date; most responses mention the 90-day window for exam re-takes.  Sandy asks if a dictionary and thesaurus are permitted in the ENGL 255 exam; replies are mixed, but Sandy finds the answer (dictionary permitted) in the… Read more »

Vintage Voice

January 18 is Thesaurus Day.  In other words, a reason to dig, burrow, or mine The Voice’s vault! Another thing to resolve to do…sometime.  Writer Maxie van Roye takes an inventory of things on her desk (mostly, one suspects, to avoid actually cleaning said desk.)  “…that big red drip over there is not from popsicles… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

The Paradox of Disillusionment: a talk with Steven Heighton, AU’s Writer-in-Residence Fri, Jan 17, 3:00 to 4:00 pm MST Athabasca University, Peace Hills Trust Tower, Room 1112, 10011 – 109 Street NW, Edmonton AB In-person and livestream Hosted by AU and FHSS news.athabascau.ca/events/the-paradox-of-disillusionment-a-talk-with-steven-heighton-aus-writer-in-residence No pre-registration required; access livestream through above link Keeping Organized as You… Read more »

Student Sizzile!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Sai asks if ProctorU permits exams to be written in public libraries; an AU rep responds after contacting ProctorU, and private rooms in libraries are the only public spaces permitted.  Jennifer tosses some advice out to new students, including to contact tutors early in the course, and to reach out to other… Read more »