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Is the lead-up to the holidays making you feel Grinch-y?  Read how some voices past reflected on their Christmas cynicism. Unearthing the magic.  Writer Bill Pollett reflects on whether Christmas has any meaning outside of the crass materialism.  “Christmas has largely been reduced to a plastic dollar-store snow globe, filled with toxic liquid and glitter,… 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 Dec 24 – Jan 1 (inclusive): AUSU & AU office closure Jan 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Feb 1 Jan 10: AUSU Council Meeting Jan 15: Feb degree requirements… 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 Dec 15: Jan degree requirements deadline Dec 24 – Jan 1 (inclusive): AUSU & AU office closure Jan 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Feb 1 Jan 10: AUSU Council… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU’s Hot Social Media Topics

AthaU Facebook Group Amber is floored by a marking rubric with obvious and egregious errors; among a flood of responses an AU staffer jumps in with good advice and an offer of assistance; Carrie has just enrolled in her first course and is itching to get access to the course page and materials. Other posts… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  The Expert Institute’s 2018 Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship Sponsored by:  The Expert Institute Deadline:  December 31, 2018 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or the life sciences, and have a GPA of at least 3.0. What’s required:  An online application form, along… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events–Upcoming AU Related Happenings

Athabasca University Closed Tues, Dec 25 to Tues, Jan 1, inclusive Reopens Wed, Jan 2, 8:30 am MST More info at:  news.athabascau.ca/announcements/holiday-closures/ AU Library Last day to order materials: Wed, Dec 19 Closed Tues, Dec 25 to Tuesday, Jan 1, inclusive Reopens Wed, Jan 2, 8:30 am MST More info at:  library.athabascau.ca/page/ann AUSU Closed Tues,… 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 Dec 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Jan 1 Dec 15: Jan degree requirements deadline Dec 24 – Jan 1 (inclusive): AUSU & AU office closure Jan 10: Deadline to… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  PDFelement 2018 Scholarship Contest Sponsored by:  PDFelement Wondershare Deadline:  December 31, 2018 (earlier entries have an advantage; see tips) Potential payout:  $1000 USD Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be over 17 years of age and enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution. What’s required:  An email with contact info, along with a 2- to 3-minute… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

AU and Bow Valley College celebrate Memorandum of Action Mon, Dec 10, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MST AU – Calgary Campus, 6th Floor Lobby Area, 345 – 6 Avenue SE, Calgary AB In person Hosted by AU news.athabascau.ca/events/athabasca-university-and-bow-valley-college-celebrate-memorandum-of-action/ Register online at above link The Graduate Student Research Series: Challenges and Resiliency in Aboriginal Adults… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU’s Hot Social Media Topics

AthaU Facebook Group Jody needs to take one more course and, to generate ideas, asks students what their most favourite AU course; responses are all over the course map.   Stephanie wonders why so many students seek courses without exams; turns out there are many other students who prefer exams over essays any day. Other posts… Read more »