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Main AU website

entry point to the University.

MyAU 

your personal entry portal to AU facilities.

AU library

find books, online journals, help with resource discovery and more.

AUSpace 

an archive of publications, articles, books and other publications by AU staff and graduate students.

The AU Research Centre

find out what people are researching at AU.

AU e-lab

an open and interactive virtual lab space dedicated to discovery and demonstration for tertiary online education, through workshops, e-Portfolio, and a virtual tool cupboard.

TEKRI

The Technology-Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute site, providing links and information about the TEKRI network of learning technology researchers and their work at AU (such as the Landing).

Athabasca University Store

A place to buy AU apparel, parchment frames, etc

Service status 

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 hunder 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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Learning to Learn Online: A five-week, online course—and it’s free! The Learning to Learn Online experience will actually help you become a better online learner! Anyone can register, regardless of experience, education, age, gender or location. The course is designed to be fun and engaging. What is it? Participants will essentially learn how they learn. By understanding their […]
February 17, 2017 - 4:13pm
Here at AU, we’re all about flexibility. Plenty of room to learn, room to grow, room to balance your life, and room to love. Our model allows you the time you need to nurture and expand the loves in your life! This February, we want to spread the love to AU students. Here’s how to […]
February 10, 2017 - 2:29pm
We fully encourage all readers to share their views on our articles and blog posts; we are committed to creating a dialogue and enhancing engagement.   While we encourage a great discussion, we ask you to do so in a kind and thoughtful way — to please keep your comments relevant and respectful. If we […]
February 9, 2017 - 12:34pm
First established on February 7, 1926 as Negro History Week under the leadership of African American historian Carter G Woodson, director of the Association for the Study of Negro American Life and History, which was renamed the Association for the Study of African American Life and History in 1972, Black History Month honours the achievement […]
February 6, 2017 - 8:38am
Earlier this year we asked you to help us understand the New Year’s resolutions AU students and supporters share. As you’ll remember, we had 6 of our realistic resolutions to help you make 2017 the Year of You…but we wanted to hear from you! ‘This year I resolve to…’ ‘Work towards a rounded education’ Naturally, many suggestions […]
February 2, 2017 - 11:05am
Dear members of the Athabasca University Community, On the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order banning visitors from seven majority Muslim countries from visiting the United States. A ban of this nature will have profound impacts on the international academic community. Athabasca University is steadfastly committed to a culture of inclusiveness, respect, […]
January 31, 2017 - 12:43pm
On Thursday, January 19, the path forward for AU became a little bit more clear — and that much more bright. Athabasca University, in partnership with the Athabasca University Board of Governors and the Government of Alberta — respectively represented by their leader stakeholders — gathered at AU’s Edmonton offices to announce the next steps […]
January 20, 2017 - 4:07pm
By Dr. Paul Kellogg On Friday, January 20, former Reality Television star Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. He is not the first person to ride a career in entertainment to high office in the United States. Jesse “the Body” Ventura went from professional wrestling (which is […]
January 18, 2017 - 1:02pm
Through a partnership with the WHL, Athabasca University offers fully accredited university courses to any player interested in further pursuing post-secondary studies while playing in the league. Given the flexibility the Athabasca University courses provide, WHL players are able combine their university course studies with a demanding hockey schedule. As part of the comprehensive WHL […]
January 12, 2017 - 9:57am
Thank you Madame Board Chair. Madame Board Chair, Minister Schmidt, MLA Piquette, Reeve Splane, Mayor Morril, members of the platform party, distinguished guests, colleagues, family and friends. Thank you so much for being here today. I stand before you extremely humbled and deeply honored by the responsibility that you have placed upon me as Athabasca […]
January 11, 2017 - 1:21pm