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Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Shannon wonders where other students seek additional resources beyond the course material; a variety of tips flow in, including biblio lists, Google Scholar, the AU library, and hey! the tutor.  Jeffi inquires if alumni can still access AU’s library; short answer is yes, with limitations. Other posts include student discounts on public… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Research Webinar Series: Cybera: Computing Resources now available and free to AU Tues, Nov 26, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MST AU Edmonton – Peace Hills Trust Building, 10011 109 Street, Edmonton AB In person and Online Hosted by AU news.athabascau.ca/events/research-webinar-series-6 Access online through above link Live chat – AU’s MBA for executives program 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 Nov 15: Dec degree requirements deadline Nov 21: AUSU Public Council Meeting Nov 30: Deadline to apply for course extension for Jan Dec 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Jan… Read more »

Porkpie Hat—Party Time

To me, the beginning of December through to New Year’s is the only time of year when I actually look forward to socializing. For the rest of the year, I’m about as approachable as a Gila monster, and have little interest in hosting gatherings of any kind. In the springtime, I prefer to spend my… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Wikipedia and Academic Research Thurs, Nov 20, 2:00 to 3:30 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration necessary AUSU November Council Meeting Thurs, Nov 21, 6:30 to 8:00 pm MST Online Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/november-council-meeting-5/ No pre-registration required; e-mail governance@ausu.org for meeting package Looking ahead… AU Seasonal Cheer events in Calgary, Edmonton,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  Prime Scholarship Sponsored by:  Prime Medical Deadline:  December 15, 2019 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be working toward a two- or four-year degree, with the intention of becoming an RN or LPN upon graduation. What’s required:  A completed application form, along with a maximum 500-word personal statement, and at least one… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Group admin JoAnne reminds students to use their tutor as their primary resource—not other students.  Razanne wonders how heavily PSYC courses rely on the textbook; responders suggest very heavily, indeed.  Abeer seeks recommendations for courses with no exams; students respond with their exam-free faves. Other posts include citing an AU study guide,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  ServiceScape Scholarship Sponsored by:  ServiceScape Deadline:  November 30, 2019 Potential payout:  $1000 USD Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be at least 18 years old and attending, or will attend, an accredited college, university, or trade school in 2019. What’s required:  A completed online application, including a maximum 300-word essay on the topic of “how… Read more »

Vintage Voice!

Remembrance Day is just a few days away.  Each year, The Voice‘s writers find many reasons to remember. Layers of Remembrance.  Writer Bill Pollett relates how the tentacles of war reached far into his family.  “… I would listen to the sounds of overturning furniture, wild curses, dishes shattering against the wall–all the sounds of… Read more »

Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Ben wonders if anyone has done six courses in a 4-month semester; apparently AU students have been there and are doing that.  A student loses a full day’s work after a computer crash and another student suggests using Google Docs to prevent future scenarios like this. Other posts include finding the contract… Read more »