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Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  The Smooth Movers Scholarship Sponsored by:  The Smooth Movers Deadline:  Nov 30, 2021 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be students enrolled in high school, college, or university, and be in Canada, U.S., Australia, or Europe. What’s required:  An email with proof of enrolment, along with a 900-word essay about the future… Read more »

Vintage Voice

October is Canadian Library Month, a tempting topic for writers.  The Voice‘s archive reveals dozens of library-related articles, including these two. A library is greater than the sum of its books.  S.D. Livingston ponders how the introduction of library-book vending machines will impact the future of libraries.  “The mistake in thinking (or even suggesting) that… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group But what happens to the “A” in AU?  An opinion piece published in the Edmonton Journal sparks a discussion about what impact a campus-less AU would have on students. Discord Aw, shucks.  Amid posts about course selections and study tips, one student takes the time to thank the student community:  “…Everyone here… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

The 6th IEEE Cyber Science and Technology Congress Oct 25 to Oct 28 Online Hosted by AU and IEEE news.athabascau.ca/events/the-6th-ieee-cyber-science-and-technology-congress/ Register through above link October Pride Week Keynote Address – Author Joshua Whitehead Mon, Oct 25, 2:00 to 4:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/october-pride-week-keynote-address-author-joshua-whitehead/ Access through above link or AUSU Facebook page Faculty… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Depends on what you’re studying for.  Responses to a student’s question about course study guides clarifies they are meant to lead you in your studies for the course, not to be used as exclusive exam-prep materials. Discord TutorialU.  In response to a student query in the #general channel about what to expect… Read more »

AUSU Update

This update is provided to The Voice by AUSU. Contact services@ausu.org with questions. Our fall annual Awards and Bursaries have doubled!! This means twice the awards available in the following categories: Academic Achievement       $1,000 ea. (6) AUSU Bursaries                    $1,000 ea. (10) Balanced Student Awards  $1,000 ea. (8) #Igo2AU Award                     $1,000 ea. (4)… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  10 Words or Less Scholarship Sponsored by:  StudentScholarships.org Deadline:  Nov 30, 3021 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be students between the ages of 14-25, who will be  attending school in the Fall of 2022. What’s required:  Comment on any of the sponsor’s Facebook posts about why you deserve the scholarship, using… Read more »

Vintage Voice

You’d be forgiven for thinking that Global Handwashing Day, which occurs each October 15, is a new thing, but it began back in 2008.  Our prescient writers have been on the topic since before then.. Remember when SARS was stunning the world?  Zil-E-Huma Lodhi  summarizes what is known about a new virus spreading around the… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Make it Happen YEG Student Innovation Day Sat, Oct 16, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU and Post-Secondary Innovation Partners in Edmonton news.athabascau.ca/events/make-it-happen-yeg-student-innovation-day/ RSVP through above link Cultivating ease in academia with Dr Melissa Jay:  Cultivating compassion to support success Wed, Oct 20, 3:00 to 4:00 pm MDT Online via MS… Read more »

AUSU Update

This update is provided to The Voice by AUSU. Contact services@ausu.org with questions. From October 25-29, AUSU celebrates October Pride Week! Why Pride in October? Well, we enjoyed such a successful Pride Week in June, we decided to do it again! We have some fantastic events lined up, including a keynote address on October 25 by author Joshua… Read more »