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Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Kin Canada Bursaries Sponsored by:  Kin Canada Deadline:  February 1, 2022 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, and be planning to register as a full-time student in the 2022-2023 academic year at a recognized post-secondary institution. What’s required:  A completed application form (submitted to your nearest… Read more »

Vintage Voice

You’d almost think we were making these up (we’re not), but January 21 is Squirrel Appreciation Day.  Truly.  A good opportunity to learn all about the furry critters, and delve into some interesting articles from The Voice‘s vault. Everything sounds like a bear when you’re lost in the woods.  Nola Newitt and her family get… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Research Week:  an evening with Dr Andrew Perrin Wed, Jan 26, 5:00 to 6:00 pm MST Online Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/research-week-an-evening-with-dr-andrew-perrin/ RSVP through above link The Power of Relationships: Why Mentorship Matters Thur, Jan 27, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm MST Online Hosted by AU, Ten Thousand Coffees, and RBC news.athabascau.ca/events/the-power-of-relationships-why-mentorship-matters/ Register through above link… Read more »

AUSU Update

This update is provided to The Voice by AUSU. Contact services@ausu.org with questions. Broaden your academic experience, enhance your resume or CV, and strengthen your graduate studies application by conducting undergraduate research at Athabasca University! Have your questions answered in an evening with Dr Andrew Perrin, see why and how students like you are involved… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Examining options.  One student (at least) has lost track of what exams can be written how and with whom.  Fortunately others are up on what’s up with exams and share the current options. reddit Seeking alternatives.  A student bemoans the lack of video lectures at AU and asks for tips on other… Read more »

Vintage Voice

Well, it’s almost halfway through January already, but it’s never too late for some New Year’s Resolutions, as demonstrated by this pair of articles, which were each published on January 13th in their respective years. Success is all in the planning.  Katie D’Souza explains how to achieve resolution success with tips on outlining your goals… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group What AU students excel at:  peer support.  A student ready to quit AU studies asks for advice, and dozens of students respond with encouragement, guidance, and shared experiences. Discord Bitterly-cold bathroom humour.  During an extreme cold-weather event, students in the #coffee-shop-lounge swap cold stories, including frozen toilets (and frozen turds.)  This, naturally,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  E. Wayne Kay Undergraduate Scholarship, and others Sponsored by:  SME Education Foundation Deadline:  February 1, 2022 Potential payout:  varies by scholarship Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be permanent residents of Canada or the U.S., be enrolled full-time in a degree program in manufacturing engineering, technology, or a closely-related field, in Canada or the U.S.,… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Blended Learning Practice MOOC Jan 16 to Feb 12 Online Hosted by AU and the Commonwealth of Learning news.athabascau.ca/events/blended-learning-practice-mooc-spring-2022/ Register through above link Faculty of BusinessUndergrad Program  Orientation for New Students Tues, Jan 18, 12:00 to 1:00 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business news.athabascau.ca/events/faculty-of-business-undergraduate-program-orientation-for-new-students-20220118/ RSVP through above link

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  Student Essay Contest Sponsored by:  AWM and Math for America Deadline:  February 1, 2022 Potential payout:  a non-specified monetary prize Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be students in either grades 6 to 8, grades 9 to 12, or undergraduates. What’s required:  An online application form including contact info, a short (100-word) biographical sketch of… Read more »