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Vintage Voice

On the eve of Independence Day for our neighbours in North America’s lower level, we engage in our favourite hobby (after bitching about the weather):  watching the Americans. Can’t trump this.  Writer Bill Pollett imagines a city like no other.  “In my city, the statues in the square commemorate the heroism of clowns and kindergarten… 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 Jun 30: Deadline to apply for course extension for Jul Jul 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Aug 1 Jul 15: Aug degree requirements deadline Jul 15: AUSU Public Council… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

“M ED?” Mon, June 29, time t.b.a. Online Hosted by AU www.athabascau.ca/online-learning/how-au-works/open-house/ Register through above link Bannock and a Movie July Edition – Inuit and Inuk Stories July 1 to July 31 Online Hosted by AU news.athabascau.ca/events/bannock-and-a-movie-inuit-inuk-stories Access through above link The Grad Lounge Fri, July 3, 1:00 to 2:00 pm MDT Online via Microsoft… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Ella seeks resources for proofreading assignments; responses laud AU’s Write Site, among other tips.  Bari asks for AU’s enrolment office email address to follow up on transfer credits; along with the email address, students caution that wait times are longer due to the COVID situation.  Jen is concerned about losing access to… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  AU’s 50th Anniversary I-CARE Completion Bursary Sponsored by:  Athabasca University Deadline:  July 15, 2020 Potential payout:  Tuition credit for a single, 3-credit course Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be enrolled in an undergrad or grad program at AU, have no more than 15 AU credits to complete for their undergrad program or no more… Read more »

Vintage Voice—Father’s Day Edition

Father’s Day is June 21, and we’ve unearthed an unmatched pair of fatherly tributes from Voices past. Ditch the tie.  Busby LeClair offers a series of tongue-in-cheek (we hope) suggestions for imaginative Father’s Day gifts.  Suggestion #3:  ” Help him re-live old, long-forgotten dreams by packing him off to a weekend getaway at a CFL… 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 Jun 25: AUSU 50th Anniversary Event Jun 30: Deadline to apply for course extension for Jul Jul 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Aug 1 Jul 15: Aug degree requirements… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie June Edition – Two Spirit Stories June 1 to June 30 Online Hosted by AU news.athabascau.ca/events/bannock-and-a-movie-two-spirit-stories Access through above link Introduction to Technology-Enabled Learning, Athabasca University’s massive open online course (MOOC) Sun, June 21 to Sat, July 25 Online Hosted by AU news.athabascau.ca/events/introduction-to-technology-enabled-learning-athabasca-universitys-massive-open-online-course-mooc-summer-2020 Register through above link Faculty of Business Undergrad… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Josh is moving to Quebec and wonders if students there can get funding to attend AU; responders say no. Faye shares a link to a new AU Humanities group:  www.facebook.com/groups/936070370162653/. Other posts include weekend bookings at ProctorU, library orientation podcast, returning unopened course materials to AU, and courses BIOL 204, COMP 682,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Tommy Douglas Scholarship Sponsored by:  NUPGE Deadline:  July 6, 2020 Potential payout:  $2500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be children/grandchildren or foster children/grandchildren of members or retirees of the National Union’s Component unions or its affiliates, and be planning to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary educational institution full-time in 2020…. Read more »