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AUSU Update!

Tanisi! The Indigenous Circle at AUSU is looking for up to ten Indigenous undergraduate students at AU to join the organization by representing Indigenous learners at AU, AUSU, and the wider student community. Want a student leadership role? The Circle is formed by Indigenous AU undergraduate students. It meets at least four times a year… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  Instant Record Check $500 Scholarship Sponsored by:  Instant Record Check Deadline:  December 31, 2022, 11:59 pm EST Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be legal residents of Canada or hold a valid student visa, be 18 years of age or over, and be currently enrolled in, or accepted to, a full-time undergrad… Read more »

Vintage Voice!

One of the features of American Thanksgiving is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.  Voice writers have been there, done that. Hazel in the Big Apple.  Columnist Hazel Anaka recounts her trip to NYC, some of which seems strangely familiar.  “Through a lifetime of watching movies and reading novels set in New… Read more »

Student Sizzle—Following What’s Hot!

AthaU Facebook Group Seeking paper text.  A student looking for a paper version of an etext receives tips on both the AUSU app, and the Athabasca University Textbook Buy/Sell Facebook group. Discord Hit the showers.  A discussion in the #general channel discusses the merits of cold showers vs hot.  Hey, anything to avoid studying! reddit… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Library Chat Tues, Nov 29, 10:30 am to 2:30 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Library www.athabascau.ca/library/index.html No pre-registration needed; access through chat box on home page Library Chat Wed, Nov 30, 10:30 am to 2:30 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Library www.athabascau.ca/library/index.html No pre-registration needed; access through chat box on home page Reference… Read more »

Student Sizzle—Following What’s Hot!

AthaU Facebook Group Calgary study group.  A call-out for students in or near NW Calgary to begin meeting for socializing, support, and accountability attracts some enthusiastic responses. Discord You’ve got mail!  (Maybe.)  Discussion in the #general channel mostly revolves around how to access student email after the upgrade.  Some students are forgetting about the “u”… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship Sponsored by:  North American Van Lines Deadline:  December 15, 2022 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian Citizens or permanent residents, and enrolled (or enrolling) as a full-time student at an accredited Canadian university or college in an undergrad degree program in Logistics or equivalent… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Library Chat Tues, Nov 22, 10:30 am to 2:30 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Library www.athabascau.ca/library/index.html No pre-registration needed; access through chat box on home page. Library Chat Wed, Nov 23, 10:30 am to 2:30 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Library www.athabascau.ca/library/index.html No pre-registration needed; access through chat box on home page. Faculty… Read more »

Vintage Voice!

Last weekend’s bomb blast in Istanbul prompted us to delve into the archives to see what our Voices past have written about Turkey. East goes west.  Jason Sullivan describes the massive overhaul to Turkey’s education system in the 1920s.  “Women in particular benefited from Atatürk’s education reforms. Under the Islamist caliphate, girls had received little… Read more »

AUSU Update!

AUSU values your opinions! We want to know how we can best serve our student members and help you have a positive experience while studying at AU. Please take 7‐ 8 minutes to fill out our 2022 AUSU Annual Survey. All of your answers are completely confidential and help to build and enhance the services… Read more »