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Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Erika wonders why a withdrawal fee was assessed when withdrawing for medical reasons; waiting on an answer from AU for this one.  Katy seeks advice on the best place to print off 300 pages of etext; responders suggest the library, among other places. Casey submitted two assignments for the same course on… 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 June 7-8: Athabasca University Convocation June 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Jul 1 Jun 15: AUSU In-Person Council Meeting Jun 15: July degree requirements deadline June 30: Deadline to… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  6th Annual Cover Guy Scholarship Sponsored by:  The Cover Guy Deadline:  July 1, 2019 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be currently enrolled, or going to be enrolled, in a program at a university, college, or trade school in Canada or the U.S for the upcoming school year. What’s required:  An email… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Convocation 2019 Fri, Jun 7 and Sat, Jun 8, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm MDT Westerner Park Exhibition Hall, 4847A 19th Street, Red Deer AB In-person and online Hosted by AU convocation.athabascau.ca/index.php Live streaming available through above link Keeping Organized as You Search Wed, Jun 12, 3:00 to 4:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Curtis shares a link to the big news that AU Convocation 2019 is relocating to Red Deer due to the wildfire situation.  Kayla wonders what a “reduced resource fee” indicates; responders clarify it’s for courses that either don’t require a text or the text is open-access.  Faye wonders what’s up with a… Read more »

Vintage Voice

With AU’s Convocation ceremonies underway June 7 and 8, we take a look back at how convocation played out in years past.  (Spoiler: convocation used to take place in a tent!) Under the red and white tent.  Veteran Voice contributor (and former AUSU council president) Debbie Jabbour provides her impressions of attending her own AU… Read more »

Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Pilar is working in Mexico and wonders about her exam options; responses suggest ProctorU or a local invigilator.  Victoria is curious how transfer credit works when AU doesn’t have equivalent courses; there is often a way!  Kayla asks about typical course load; this leads to a discussion on the merits of taking… 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 May 31: Gatineau Student Meet & Greet June 7-8: Athabasca University Convocation June 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Jul 1 Jun 15: AUSU In-Person Council Meeting Jun 15: July… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Gatineau Meet & Greet Fri, May 31, 5:30 to 8:00 pm EDT Boston Pizza, 179 Promenade du Portage, Gatineau QC In person Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/quebec-meet-greet/ Email services@ausu.org to RSVP Fact or Fiction? Publishing in Open Access at AU Press Sun, June 2, 1:00 to 2:30 pm PDT University of British Columbia, AMS Nest building,… Read more »

The Vintage Voice

To observe #NoTobaccoDay May 31, we dug up these in-depth articles loaded with motivation to help you chuck the ‘baccy for good. Living to tell the tale.  Writer Wayne E. Benedict traces his escape from a 50-per-day cigarette habit.  “When I was a teenager people in their thirties seemed pretty old, like they’d already lived… Read more »