News & Events

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award Sponsored by:  Food Allergy Canada Deadline:  April 23, 2021 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian residents, under 25 years of age, and enrolled at a post-secondary institution.  Applicants do not need to have food allergies to be eligible. What’s required:  An online application including contact, academic,… 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 »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie March Edition: Wahkohtowin: Cree Natural Law Mar 1 to Mar 31 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin www.athabascau.ca/indigenous/bannock-and-a-movie/index.html Access through above link 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 The Grad Lounge Fri,… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group You gotta clean behind the computer, too?  A student with a built-in cam on a desk-top computer wonders how ProctorU will be able to see the whole room; responses suggest either using a mirror, or cell-phone video. Discord A good reason to scan all channels:  A discussion in the #general-studies channel leads… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie March Edition: Wahkohtowin: Cree Natural Law Mar 1 to Mar 31 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin www.athabascau.ca/indigenous/bannock-and-a-movie/index.html Access through above link Learning to Learn Online MOOC Mar 21 to Apr 24 Online Hosted by AU and Contact North news.athabascau.ca/events/learning-to-learn-online-athabasca-universitys-massive-open-online-course-spring-2021/ Register through above link Keeping Organized as You Search Tues, Mar 23,… Read more »

Vintage Voice

World Poetry Day is March 21.  Poetry is integral to life (not just in song lyrics) and The Voice‘s contributors have mused on the many facets of poetry. Verses to fight by.  Writer Wanda Waterman St. Louis traces how controversy over a poetry reading fuelled a rebellion.  “Other insurrections have reportedly been inspired and fuelled… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Oh, look!  A real live student!  A student who began studying at AU last year posts a link to a video describing AU from a new student’s perspective.  Sixteen minutes of a real AU student talking, right here folks:  youtu.be/a9jFTFmHaDQ. Discord Half the stress is just booking an exam:  queries in the… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Shear Comfort Automotive Scholarship Sponsored by:  Shear Comfort Deadline:  April 15, 2021 Potential payout:  $1500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be legal residents of Canada or the U.S. or hold a valid student visa, and be enrolled at an accredited university or college in Canada or the U.S. in an undergraduate program related to… Read more »

Vintage Voice

Since we spring forward into Daylight Saving Time on March 14, followed by the arrival of spring itself on March 20, this week we cast a glance back at all things spring. Enough already.  Former Voice editor Christina M. Frey examines the rationale for Daylight Saving Time and whether it’s retained its relevance.  “In the… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie March Edition: Wahkohtowin: Cree Natural Law Mar 1 to Mar 31 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin www.athabascau.ca/indigenous/bannock-and-a-movie/index.html Access through above link Three-Minute Thesis Competition Tues, Mar 16, 12:00 to 12:30 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Graduate Studies news.athabascau.ca/events/three-minute-thesis-mar-2021/ Register through above link Trinity School of Medicine Info Session… Read more »