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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 Dec 15: Jan degree requirements deadline Dec 24 – Jan 1 (inclusive): AUSU & AU office closure Jan 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Feb 1 Jan 10: AUSU Council… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU’s Hot Social Media Topics

AthaU Facebook Group Amber is floored by a marking rubric with obvious and egregious errors; among a flood of responses an AU staffer jumps in with good advice and an offer of assistance; Carrie has just enrolled in her first course and is itching to get access to the course page and materials. Other posts… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  The Expert Institute’s 2018 Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship Sponsored by:  The Expert Institute Deadline:  December 31, 2018 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or the life sciences, and have a GPA of at least 3.0. What’s required:  An online application form, along… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events–Upcoming AU Related Happenings

Athabasca University Closed Tues, Dec 25 to Tues, Jan 1, inclusive Reopens Wed, Jan 2, 8:30 am MST More info at:  news.athabascau.ca/announcements/holiday-closures/ AU Library Last day to order materials: Wed, Dec 19 Closed Tues, Dec 25 to Tuesday, Jan 1, inclusive Reopens Wed, Jan 2, 8:30 am MST More info at:  library.athabascau.ca/page/ann AUSU Closed Tues,… 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 Dec 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Jan 1 Dec 15: Jan degree requirements deadline Dec 24 – Jan 1 (inclusive): AUSU & AU office closure Jan 10: Deadline to… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  PDFelement 2018 Scholarship Contest Sponsored by:  PDFelement Wondershare Deadline:  December 31, 2018 (earlier entries have an advantage; see tips) Potential payout:  $1000 USD Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be over 17 years of age and enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution. What’s required:  An email with contact info, along with a 2- to 3-minute… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

AU and Bow Valley College celebrate Memorandum of Action Mon, Dec 10, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MST AU – Calgary Campus, 6th Floor Lobby Area, 345 – 6 Avenue SE, Calgary AB In person Hosted by AU news.athabascau.ca/events/athabasca-university-and-bow-valley-college-celebrate-memorandum-of-action/ Register online at above link The Graduate Student Research Series: Challenges and Resiliency in Aboriginal Adults… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU’s Hot Social Media Topics

AthaU Facebook Group Jody needs to take one more course and, to generate ideas, asks students what their most favourite AU course; responses are all over the course map.   Stephanie wonders why so many students seek courses without exams; turns out there are many other students who prefer exams over essays any day. Other posts… 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 Nov 30: Ottawa Meet & Greet Nov 30: Deadline to apply for course extension for Jan Dec 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Jan 1 Dec 14: December Council Meeting… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media Topics

AthaU Facebook Group Casey asks how long it takes for course grades to be finalized after final assignment grades are posted; this sparks off a discussion about who does what with course grades.  Jennifer tries to break the world’s record for refreshing her screen until her grades appear; still waiting for the folks at Guinness… Read more »