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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 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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Transforming Lives: Learners at AU is a testimonial series, written by AU students and alum, who want to acknowledge the people in their lives who have helped to mold and transform their AU experience and achieve their greatest successes. Their gratitude toward these integral individuals is worth shouting from the rooftops! We, too, thank these […]
February 16, 2018 - 3:59pm
There is a remarkable presence of current Athabasca University students and alumni competing in these winter games — with at least 40 members of our AU student community, past and present, representing Team Canada at PyeongChang 2018, in South Korea. AU represent at PyeongChang 2018! The 2018 AU Olympians are joining the ranks of AU […]
February 13, 2018 - 3:56pm
On Saturday, January 27, 2018, we will commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz1 – a former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp where 11 million of mostly Jews, but also Poles, Roma, Soviet prisoners of war and other nationalities were murdered. International Holocaust Remembrance Day Twenty seventh January has been designated as […]
January 25, 2018 - 3:53pm
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