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AU-Thentic Events

Nursing and Health Studies Library Orientation Sat, May 25, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration necessary MBA Info Session – Saskatoon Mon, May 27, 4:30 to 5:30 pm CST Delta Bessborough, 601 Spadina Cres, Saskatoon SK In person Hosted by AU Faculty of Business business.athabascau.ca/event-details/mba-information-session-saskatoon-052019/ Register online… Read more »

Vintage Voice

Saturday May 25 is both Towel Day and Geek Pride Day, which naturally reminds us of the greater writer, Douglas Adams, and his seminal work The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Fry reads what Adams wrote.  Writer and former Voice editor S.D. Livingston opines that writers should stick to what they do best, and leave… 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 May 30: Deadline to apply for course extension for July May 31: Gatineau Student Meet & Greet June 7-8: Athabasca University Convocation June 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Jul… Read more »

Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Sheena asks for recommendations for a humanities course to fulfill degree requirements; this touches off a discussion on the value of breadth requirements in undergrad programs.  Kayla seeks input on what the terms “quiz” and “assignment” pertain to on course syllabi.  Angela needs help choosing a course she can complete in two… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Global Lift Equipment Scholarship Sponsored by:  Global Lift Equipment Deadline:  June 15, 2019 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must residents of Canada or the U.S., attending or planning to attend a post-secondary institution in Canada or the U.S. in Fall 2019, and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. What’s required:  An… 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 May 30: Deadline to apply for course extension for July May 31: Gatineau Student Meet & Greet June 7-8: Athabasca University Convocation June 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Jul… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Online MBA Info Session Wed, May 22, 10:00 to 11:00 am MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business business.athabascau.ca/event-details/online-mba-executives-information-session-2019-may22/ Register online at above link Third Annual Accounting Conference Fri, May 24, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm MDT DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 16615-109th Avenue NW, Edmonton AB In person Hosted by AU Faculty of Business… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Jason hints that he’ll soon be looking for research subjects; a queue begins forming immediately.  Wayne wonders how to tell if a course’s exam is online or paper; replies suggest that info isn’t always easy to find.  Angela seeks feedback on student loans versus lines of credit; lots of province-specific feedback flows… Read more »

Vintage Voice

With Mother’s Day coming up May 12, we cast a nostalgic glance back at mother’s in our past. Unpaid and under-appreciated.  Writer Carole E. Trainor describes how the family survived after her mother went on strike.  “Like many men of his day, my father believed that a mother’s love was best conveyed through a lifetime… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Chanelle wants to know the fee for a 6-credit AU course; another group member posts a link to AU’s fee calculator page.  Jeffi’s frustrated because OSAP semester rules are preventing her from taking a 6-credit course without delaying her graduation next year; no solution in sight so far. Other posts include AU’s… Read more »