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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 Mar 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Apr 1 Mar 11: AUSUnights Virtual Student Social Mar 15: Apr degree requirements deadline Mar 17: AUSU Public Council Meeting Mar 31: Deadline… Read more »

Vintage Voice

On April 23’s 405th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death (it’s also Talk Like Shakespeare day!), we focus the stage lights on the bard’s appearances in a pair of vintage Voice articles. Shakespeare for all times.  Cristina M. Frey makes current connections with Shakespeare’s timeless themes.  “Part of the power of Shakespearean drama is its universality. Ambition,… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie April Edition: The Cree Hunters of Mistassini Apr 1 to Apr 30 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin www.athabascau.ca/indigenous/bannock-and-a-movie/index.html Access through above link Library Search Strategies Webinar Tues, Apr 27, 12:00 to 12:30 pm MDT Online via Microsoft Teams Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html Register through above link MBA for Executives Webinar… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  Jean Lumb Awards Sponsored by:  Jean Lumb Foundation Deadline:  May 24, 2021, 11:59 pm EST Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, be enrolled full-time at a high school or secondary school in Canada, and be of Chinese heritage. What’s required:  An online application along with a… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Extending the agony:  a student’s query about the number of permitted extensions reveals that AU has bumped it from three to up to five for unfunded students.  news.athabascau.ca/announcements/covid-19-questions-and-answers/ Discord Well, why not aim high?  A student contemplating applying to Harvard asks for and receives info about the application and transfer-credit processes. Twitter… 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 Mar 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Apr 1 Mar 11: AUSUnights Virtual Student Social Mar 15: Apr degree requirements deadline Mar 17: AUSU Public Council Meeting Mar 31: Deadline… Read more »

Vintage Voice

The pandemic has made it easier for some to observe Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day on April 16.  We observe that our writers have used (at least) two different spellings for that garment. Hazel says “pajamas.”  Former Voice columnist Hazel Anaka laments the days she let drift by without accomplishing much.  “Time is a… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group The second-best time to start is now.  A student needing printed copies of each course’s syllabus for credit transfer assessment at another uni wishes they hadn’t waited until after 20 courses. Discord Maxing the RAM.  A student’s efforts to boost RAM on an older computer pre-ProctorU exam garners advice and offers of… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie April Edition: The Cree Hunters of Mistassini Apr 1 to Apr 30 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin www.athabascau.ca/indigenous/bannock-and-a-movie/index.html Access through above link Business Undergrad Program Orientation for New Students Tues, Apr 20, 12:00 to 1:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business news.athabascau.ca/events/faculty-of-business-undergraduate-program-orientation-for-new-students-20210420/ RSVP through above link AUSU April… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Aging Matters Scholarship Sponsored by:  SeniorCare.com Deadline:  May 15, 2021 Potential payout:  $1500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be attending, or enrolled to attend in Fall 2021, an accredited university or college program full-time. What’s required:  A completed online application, including contact and academic info, and a 800-1000 word essay on “Why aging matters… Read more »