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  • 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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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 […]
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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
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, 2017 - 9:23am
Q&A Part 2: AU’s 2016-17 Writer in Residence John Vaillant AU’s newest Writer in Residence/Writer for Health for 2016-17, author John Vaillant, has seen much success in his career writing non-fiction. His first book, The Golden Spruce won the 2005 Governor General’s Award, as well as the Writers’ Trust Non-Fiction Prize. But his latest novel […]
December 14, 2016 - 2:55pm
Straight on the heels of his successful novel The Jaguar’s Children [Houghton, Mifflin, Harcourt, 2015], Governor General’s Award-winning author and freelance writer John Vaillant is now devoting his time to Athabasca University as its 2016-17 Writer in Residence/Writer for Health, sponsored by ZoomerMedia Ltd.    A writer in residence is a lot more than a visiting […]
December 9, 2016 - 2:15pm
Athabasca University invites nominations for the awarding of Honorary Degrees and the Order of Athabasca University. These awards will be presented at AU’s 2017 convocation ceremonies. Honorary degrees AU may award honorary doctorates in the following categories: Honorary Doctor of Athabasca University Honorary Doctor of Laws Honorary Doctor of Letters Honorary Doctor of Science Order of […]
December 6, 2016 - 12:19pm
Were you one of the ten million Canadians that tuned into Grey Cup 104? The exciting match-up between the Ottawa Redblacks and the Calgary Stampeders drew in record numbers of viewers including 5.7 million of us during overtime to watch Henry Burris and the Redblacks defeat Bo Levi Mitchell and the Stampeders 39-33. The Grey […]
December 2, 2016 - 11:06am
Save ‘last-minute’ activities for holiday shopping, NOT your exam requests!   Here’s what you need to know (for AU courses with a December 31 end date): AU will be closed from 3 p.m., Friday, December 23, 2016, until 8:30 a.m. (MST) Tuesday, January 3, 2017 Edmonton and Calgary Exam Services will re-open on Tues. Jan. […]
November 30, 2016 - 10:43am