News & Events

Vintage Voice

Working on The Voice‘s Best of 2023 issue got us wondering about previous “Best of” issues.  We took a stroll through the archives to find these articles, which were featured in the Best of 2013 and the Best of 2003, respectively. Here come the etexts!  Christina M Frey looks at AU’s plan to convert text… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Library Chat Tues, Jan 9, 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 Thur, Jan 11, 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 AUSU… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  Children’s Aid Foundation Scholarship Sponsored by:  Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada Deadline:  January 24, 2024 Potential payout:  $5000 per academic year Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must have been or will be in the temporary or permanent care of the Ministry or Department responsible for child protection services up until their age of majority birthday… Read more »

Vintage Voice

If the holiday pressure or the weather have you wishing you could run away from home, you might enjoy these two different perspectives on travelling during the holiday season. Surfing Santas.  Travelling student Philip Kirkbride adjusts to the seasonal switch of being in Australia at Christmas time, and learns about some Aussie traditions.  “While the… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Holiday closures: Athabasca University Closed Sat, Dec 23 to Mon, Jan 1, inclusive Reopens Tues, Jan 2, 8:30 am MST Full phone service resumes Thur, Jan 4, 9:00 am MST More info at:  www.athabascau.ca/news/announcements/athabasca-university-holiday-closure-2023 AU Library Last day to order materials: Mon, Dec 18 Closed Sat, Dec 23 to Mon, Jan 1, inclusive Reopens Tues,… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

Facebook: Timeline to reschedule AU exams. One student asked about the latest date for rescheduling a Proctor U exam. Another student replied that it can be taken anytime before the scheduled date, with a five-day buffer afterward. A third student suggested scheduling exams for the last date of the course for more flexibility. However, a… Read more »

Research Assistant Opportunity! Children’s Emotional Resilience

When we think of the discursive space between mental health and emotional resilience, we get a sense of the ideological terrain that caregivers of children tread, trod, and pounce amidst when dealing with innocent youngsters.  This research assistant posting, then, is titled “Nurturing Resilience: A Holistic Approach to Emotion Regulation and Anxiety Management in Children”. … Read more »

Scholarships of the Week!

Scholarship name:  EnergyRates.Ca College Scholarship 2024 Sponsored by:  Energy Rates Deadline:  January 31, 2024, 11:59 pm MST Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be enrolled in a Canadian or U.S. post-secondary educational institution, or planning to enroll in such an institution within the following calendar year. What’s required:  An online application including contact info,… Read more »

AUSU Update!

AUSU Announces Holiday Closure and Resumption of Business Hours Athabasca University Students’ Union (AUSU) is pleased to announce that we will be closed for the holidays from December 18, 2023, to January 1, 2024. We will resume our regular business hours on January 2, 2024. Holiday Closure Details During this closure period, our team of… Read more »

AUSU Update!

AUSU Announces Holiday Closure and Resumption of Business Hours Athabasca University Students’ Union (AUSU) is pleased to announce that we will be closed for the holidays from December 18, 2023, to January 1, 2024. We will resume our regular business hours on January 2, 2024. Holiday Closure Details During this closure period, our team of… Read more »