Landing : Athabascau University

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If you have an AU login or are an invited guest, this is your site. You can use this site to share, communicate and connect. Just log in with your usual AU username and password to join over 10,000 other members.

You are currently only seeing posts that Landing users have made publicly available. There's a great deal more to see when you are logged in. If you have an Athabasca University username, log in to see more!

If you wish to become an invited guest, please contact an AU staff member, who may make the request on your behalf. We do not support self-registration for non-AU users, though we welcome thoughtful comments on public posts.

NOTICE: sorry for the performance problems and timeouts on Friday, 30 November. We have been under attack from a (so far) unknown network of devices that, wittingly or otherwise, has put the site under around 35 times the strain it usually needs to handle. We are monitoring the situation and have taken some precautionary measures to try to prevent this recurring, that we hope have been successful. If you happen to control a botnet or distributed web crawler that is ignoring advice from our robots.txt, please stop doing it! We're just a bunch of educators and students trying to learn together. If not, thanks for your patience. 

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Main AU website

entry point to the University.


your personal entry portal to AU facilities.

AU library

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


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.


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 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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