News & Events

Be part of the Global Picture with Canada World Youth

ATTENTION: PLEASE INFORM YOUNG PEOPLE OF THIS UNIQUE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY – Be part of the Global Picture with Canada World Youth Contributed By The Community Networks Group How BIG is your world? How big would you like it to be? Next year you could be living, working and learning in Bénin, Burkina Faso, Brazil, Canada,… Read more »

CHANGES TO THE UNDERGRAD GRADING POLICY AT AU!

This is to advise you of an important change in the undergraduate Grading Policy at Athabasca University. Athabasca University has approved a new Alpha/4.0 grading scale for undergraduate studies effective January 1, 2003. The grades that students achieve will be stated, on transcripts and in student records, as alpha grades on a scale from A… Read more »

Free Health Benefits for Children in Low-income Families. From information provided by Alberta Human Resources and Employment.

The Alberta Child Health Benefit (ACHB) provides children in low-income families with free: · Dental care · Prescription drugs · Eyewear · Emergency ambulance services · Essential diabetic supplies More families are now eligible for coverage through the ACHB because of increased income eligibility levels, which took effect July 1, 2002. These income levels are… Read more »

Notice to AU graduate students and those considering entering graduate studies at AU.

Athabasca University Students’ Union is in the process of establishing an AU Graduate Students’ Association. Here’s a sampling of benefits of belonging to a Graduate Students’ Association: · Graduate student representation on University Committees · University and government advocacy and lobbying · Affiliation with provincial and national graduate students’ organizations · Assistance with university/student dispute… Read more »

AU HONOURARY DEGREES! – The Call for Nominations

Athabasca University Governing Council invites nominations for Honourary Degrees to be presented at Convocation ceremonies on June 13 and 14, 2003 in Athabasca, Alberta. Candidates will have distinguished themselves in education, science, the arts, public service, or other areas, and have made significant life-long contributions to endeavours consistent with the mandate and purpose of Athabasca… Read more »

AUSU Council News 2002: FALL, SPRING & SUMMER EDITIONS

on behalf of AUSU FALL EDITION AUSU met on the evening of September 16th for the last regular council meeting of the 2001/2002 fiscal year. Finances and our preliminary budget for the upcoming fiscal year were the main topics of discussion, and we laid the groundwork for some exciting new scholarships and student awards. Also… Read more »

AU News From Academic Council. Contributed by The Insider

Academic Council passed the following Action Items at its Nov. 6th meeting: · Step II & III approval of a Master of Nursing program (open for applications on April 1, 2003 with courses beginning Sept. 1, 2003) · Regulation changes to the Master of Health Studies program (effective Sept. 1, 2003) · Step II approval… Read more »

The People’s Movement for Human Rights Education

Introducing Human Rights Cities & Shulamith Koenig Contributed By The Community Networks Group Nov. 29, 2002 10-noon @ City Hall – Heritage Room Infoline: 474-6058 / 995-6819 / e-mail: leocamposa@aol.com Since 1989, the People’s Movement for Human Rights Education (PDHRE), an international NGO, instrumental the launching a UN Decade for Human Rights Education, 1995-2004, has… Read more »

Boreal Majesty, an Evening for Canada’s Northern Forests

November 30, 2002 7:00 p.m. @ the Provincial Museum of Alberta Infoline: 432-0967 (or) e-mail: jill-sturdy@cpaws-edmonton.org The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society proudly presents Boreal Majesty, an Evening for Canada’s Northern Forests. This event features two eminent science writers, Dr. Wayne Lynch and Dr. David Henry. Both have volunteered their time to share with Canadians… Read more »