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A place to find out the current operating status of AU systems as well as keep tabs on planned outages, etc.

The Voice Magazine

A magazine by and for students of AU, freely accessible via the Web.

  • I have never let my schooling interfere with my education - Twain
  • The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a hearth to be lighted - Parlby
  • We have a hunger of the mind, which asks for knowledge all around us - Mitchell
  • Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever - Gandhi
  • Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts

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On Sunday, January 14, 2018, Athabasca University’s Banner system will be undergoing an upgrade to apply software updates for regulatory compliance. These updates are required to ensure that correct taxation rates are applied and that tax forms will be generated correctly. Current access and study in active online courses are not impacted by the service […]
January 10, 2018 - 9:00am
The New Year is about new beginnings, revised goals and fresh starts. For many of us, it also means going lean – not just our waists but our wallets! So if an Athabasca University degree happens to be in your midst this year, why not lighten the load with some added award support?  The numerous […]
January 4, 2018 - 12:03pm
When the New Year hits, is it safe to say there are two kinds of students? You know the two; in fact, chances are you are one. First, we have the highly motivated New Year’s Resolution enthusiast; ‘As soon as the calendar flips to January 1, I’m going to check every thing off of my […]
January 3, 2018 - 9:23am
New Psychology student shares advice on overcoming social hurdles, finding balance, and putting education first You know the expression pinch me I’m dreaming? Sasha Gladu has been doing that every day since September. The soon-to-be Athabasca University Psychology student and single mother can’t quite get over the fact that, in just seven months, she’s achieved what […]
December 21, 2017 - 5:59pm
The theme of Christmas is often used as the setting for your favourite kids’ stories- and book-series’ characters to appear. Sometimes the setting will be Christmas dinner, other times it’s a gift-opening — and often it’s both. I tutor Athabasca University’s ENGL 305, Classics of Children’s Literature. At least six of the novels on the […]
December 13, 2017 - 9:52am
On behalf of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and Dr. Angie Abdou, chair of the Writer in Residence Committee, we’re pleased to welcome Richard Van Camp, to Athabasca University as the newly appointed Writer-in-Residence for 2017-18. Richard is an author and storyteller whose work has garnered international acclaim. The date and time of his inaugural lecture will be announced soon — stay tuned! We […]
December 7, 2017 - 10:35am
It with great sadness that Athabasca University (AU) mourns the passing this week of Fil Fraser, a former AU adjunct professor, a distinguished Canadian cultural ambassador, broadcast pioneer, and an influential proponent of social justice and public service. AU President Neil Fassina paid tribute to Fraser: “Thank you, Fil, for your wisdom and your grace, and for the culturally rich content you […]
December 5, 2017 - 7:39pm
Athabasca University is closed for holidays on the following dates: December 23, 2017 through January 1, 2018: closed for holidays. Full operations will resume at 8:30 a.m. MT on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. If you have a question about AU when we’re closed, try our automated system Ask AU. Ask AU is also a great […]
December 1, 2017 - 11:10am
Good morning, Earlier today, the Minister of Advanced Education, Marlin Schmidt, announced that the current freeze on student tuition will be extended through to the 2018/19 academic year. The Minister also confirmed that all mandatory non-instructional fees are to remain frozen for another year. During his comments, the Minister spoke to how this announcement supports […]
November 30, 2017 - 11:37am
Raymond James financial advisor adds value to online learning As a young girl growing up in Vermillion, Alberta, Sharon Lynne-Matei’s father imparted to his daughter a philosophy of giving back. Today, with more than 30 years’ experience providing clients comprehensive investment advice, Sharon says serving in her Edmonton community comes naturally. The Raymond James investment […]
November 15, 2017 - 4:22pm