Vol. 13 Iss. 20

Volume 13 Issue 20 - 05/18/2005

AUSU This Month

AUSU Course Evaluations Would you like to know what your fellow students have thought of an AU course? If so, you are not alone. Many students find the input of their peers invaluable when selecting courses or a program of study. AU students may not have cafeterias and hallways in which to share this knowledge,… Read more »

Dear Barb – On Hiatus

The Dear Barb column is on hiatus this week and next. Look for more new columns from Barb beginning in the June 1st Edition of The Voice. In the meantime, Barb would love you to send more questions for upcoming columns to her email box at: dearbarb.voice@ausu.org.

Lost & Found – Heading For Home

Last night, my daughter was reading aloud The Jumblies by Edward Lear (n.d.) while my wife was brushing her hair. They sailed away in a sieve, they did, In a sieve they sailed so fast When I was a child, I was convinced for years that I was adopted. I questioned my father over and… Read more »

From Where I Sit – Follow The Signs

After work on Friday the 13th, I set out to Jackfish Lodge in Saskatchewan, the site of a board/management planning session. Each participant had been provided, about a month earlier, with a description of the facility and a website address for more information. More recently, we received a photocopy of a Saskatchewan road map. The… Read more »

From My Perspective – Snow Removal and Mosquitoes

I really like Edmonton for the most part. It’s a great place to live. Two things, however, completely spoil the experience — snow removal and mosquitoes. As one of Canada’s northernmost cities, we get our fair share of snow, and our winters seem much longer than normal. We often joke that we only have two… Read more »

Gimme Gimme: A Prayer From the Dying

I want the good things in life. I want to feel sexy. I want to feel that high that I get when I buy something that my friends want too. I want convenience. I want to buy goods and services so I’ll be treated with respect. I want access to information twenty-four seven. I want… Read more »

Taking Notes: Eye on Education – Computer Marked Essays

This column focuses on a wide range of issues affecting post-secondary students. Students are encouraged to submit suggestions and educational topics they are concerned about, or personal experiences with courses or university situations they feel other students should know about. If suggest a topic or a course alert for taking notes, contact voice@ausu.org, attn: Debbie… Read more »

Scholarships & Awards

GREAT CANADIAN SCHOLARSHIP From the Rockies to the Maritimes, from the great lakes and rivers to the great white north, studentawards.com wants to celebrate all that’s great about Canada, especially our country’s most promising students. That’s why we’re kicking off our third annual Great Canadian Scholarship program! To thank you and all the studentawards.com members… Read more »

Conference Connections

4TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE – PERSON. COLOR. NATURE. MUSIC May 18, 2005 – May 21, 2005 – Daugavpils Latvia “¢ Psychology for Sustainable Education: challenge or illusion? “¢ Sustainable Education for All. “¢ Innovation in Teachers Professional Development – Changes in Education. “¢ Problems of Art and Art Education. “¢ Generative Art. “¢ Tendences of Development… Read more »

Searching for Internships

SOUND AND MUSIC RECORDING / MIDI Recording Arts Canada [Toronto and Montreal Campuses] 111 Peter Street Suite 708, Toronto, ON M5V 2H1 ph: 416-977-5074 – fax: 416-977-8945 Dates: September and March Internship types: Comm (Radio, TV, & Film), Music and Technology. Qualifications / skills needed: A minimum 80% gpa and a 95% attendance record must… Read more »

We Love to Hear From You

We love to hear from you! Send your questions and comments to voice@ausu.org, and please indicate if we may publish your letter.


Classifieds are free for AU students! Contact voice@ausu.org for more information. AU SPORTS CLUB SEEKS NEW EXECUTIVE The AU Sports Club is looking for AU students who are interested in serving on the AUSC executive. All that is required is a few hours a week to respond to emails, add new members to the discussion… Read more »