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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 20 – Jan 2: AUSU Holiday Closure Dec 31: Deadline to apply for course extension for Feb Jan 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Feb 1 Jan 15: Deadline… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Razanne seeks tips for balancing four courses with full-time work; fortunately many AU students have done just that.  A reminder from Olivia about the AU Textbook Buy/Sell group at www.facebook.com/groups/683489552051685/.  Eddy wonders if any other students are attending the BIOL 325 lab at AU in February. Other posts include buying used textbooks,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  Dick Martin Scholarship Award Sponsored by:  Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) Deadline:  January 31, 2020, 11:59 pm EST Potential payout:  $3000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be enrolled full- or part-time, in an occupational health and safety related course or program leading to an occupational health and safety certificate, diploma, or… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events & Closures

Holiday Closures Athabasca University Closed Wed, December 25 to Wed, Jan 1, inclusive Reopens Thurs, Jan 2, 8:30 am MST More info at:  news.athabascau.ca/announcements/holiday-closures-2019 AU Library Last day to order materials: Wed, Dec 18 Closed Wed, Dec 25 to Wed, Jan 1, inclusive Reopens Thurs, Jan 2, 8:30 am MST More info at:  library.athabascau.ca/page/ann AUSU… Read more »

Vintage Voice

With Christmas coming up next week, we cast a glance back at a trio of articles about Christmas Classics, both movies and television specials.  Former Voice editor Christina M. Frey compiled these, and included interesting bits of trivia for many of the old favourites. Animated specials never get old.  You can watch these with your… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events—Upcoming AU Related Events

Graduate Student Research Series: A Gaybourhood Begins: Settlement and Community Building in Vancouver’s West End Mon, Dec 16, 2:30 to 3:30 pm MST Online, Hosted by AU Faculty of Graduate Studies www.eventbrite.ca/e/fgs-presents-the-graduate-student-research-series-featuring-tara-diakow-mais-2019-tickets-84612318723 Register online at above link AUSU December Council Meeting Mon, Dec 16, 5:30 to 6:30 pm MST Online, Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/december-council-meeting-5/ No… Read more »

Vintage Voice—Friday the 13th Edition!

Friday the 13th rolls around at least once—and as many as three times—per year.  We bravely peered in the vault for what our writers past have thought of the day. You have nothing to fear but…  Maxie van Roye examines paraskavedekatriaphobia (fear of Friday the 13th.)  “While admittedly nothing bad has ever happened to me—or… Read more »

Student Sizzle—Following What’s Hot!

AthaU Facebook Group Kayla is curious if students can do a major with two minors; a check with AU suggests not.  Bee has just finished the first semester of AU studies and gives a summary of how it went.  Leslie seeks info on how to print more than ten pages of a Vitalsource etext at… 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 16: AUSU Public Council Meeting Dec 20 – Jan 2: AUSU Holiday Closure Dec 31: Deadline to apply for course extension for Feb Jan 10:… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  POLAR Northern Resident Award Sponsored by:  Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies Deadline:  January 31, 2020 Potential payout:  $5000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, be long-term residents of Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon, or the Provincial North, as identified by the Northern Boundary Map,  and be enrolled full-… Read more »