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In the lead-up to Halloween October 31, it’s no surprise that October 26 has been designated Pumpkin Day.  Pumpkins in a university student magazine?  We got ’em. Pepo’lantern?  Writer Zoe Dalton describes the colourful history of Cucurbita pepo, aka the pumpkin. “[S]quashes and pumpkins are useful for far more than just food: masks, dishes, carrying… 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 Oct 31: Deadline to apply for course extension for Dec Nov 08: AUSU Council Meeting Nov 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Dec 1 Nov 12: AUSU Office Closed in… Read more »

Student Sizzle!

AthaU Facebook Group Casey is looking for advice on what course to pick to fill out her critical perspective requirement, while Ashley has some questions about how a minor fits into the degree program and what courses other people took in the first and second semester for a Psychology major. Other posts include coming up… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  ServiceScape Scholarship 2018 Sponsored by:  ServiceScape Deadline:  November 30, 2018 Potential payout:  $1000 USD Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be attending or will attend an accredited college, university, or trade school in 2018. What’s required:  An online application form, including a maximum 300-word essay on how writing impacts today’s world. Tips:  Check out the… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group Katy wonders what other students do with their study materials after a course; responses range from recycling to ritual burning.  Laurie is crushed by a D+ grade; responders share encouragement and “me too” moments. Other posts include trying to get a scholarship reference letter for grad school years after completing undergrad, myAU… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Business Undergrad Info Session Wed, Oct 24, 12:00 to 1:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business business.athabascau.ca/event-details/business-undergraduate-information-session-8/ Register online at above link W(h)et your whistle: what is water and why is it so cool? A bit about water and watershed studies in northern Alberta Wed, Oct 24, 7:00 to 8:30 pm MDT… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Live Your Dream Awards Sponsored by:  Soroptimist Deadline:  November 15, 2018 Potential payout:  from $1000 to $16,000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be women who are the primary financial supporter for themselves and their dependents, have financial need, and are enrolled or have been accepted into an undergrad degree program or a vocational/skills training… 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 Oct 31: Deadline to apply for course extension for Dec Nov 08: AUSU Council Meeting Nov 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Dec 1 Nov 12: AUSU Office Closed in… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Graduate Student Research Conference – Edmonton Fri, Oct 12, 6:00 pm to Sunday, Oct 14, 12:00 pm Holiday Inn Conference Centre, 4485 Gateway Blvd, Edmonton AB In-person and online Hosted by AU Faculty of Graduate Studies and AUGSA news.athabascau.ca/events/graduate-student-research-conference/ Register online at above link; $200+GST for in-person and $50+GST for online 2018 Distinguished Alumni and… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  The UCT Scholarship Program Sponsored by:  United Commercial Travelers Deadline:  November 15, 2018 Potential payout:  up to $2500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be students or teachers pursuing university or college degrees or certification to work with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  See full eligibility criteria. What’s required:  A completed application form, along… Read more »