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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 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 Sunday, November 26, 2017, Athabasca University’s Banner system will be undergoing an upgrade to apply critical patches.  We apologize for the short notice. Current access and study in active online courses are not impacted by the service blackout. The following services will be offline between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. (MST) on November 26: […]
November 21, 2017 - 9:00am
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
Did you receive an email asking you to participate in a health survey? Most of our AU students were invited to participate in the National College Health Assessment survey (NCHA) a couple of weeks back. This is a legitimate survey and we do ask you to consider participating in the survey. It is the first […]
November 14, 2017 - 12:41pm
One of the books I tutor as part of ENGL 305 is L. M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables. The book is a popular text with students, and I always enjoy reading student essays that comment on Anne and her antics. Anne of Green Gables was first published in 1908, and Montgomery went on to […]
November 8, 2017 - 2:26pm
I once read that you can teach someone how to write short fiction, but when that person decides to write a novel all you can do is stand on the shore and wave goodbye. As a writing teacher, I should object. I should insist that I can teach someone how to write a novel. And, […]
November 6, 2017 - 2:39pm
Athabasca University has a number of in-classroom courses being offered at AU Calgary on site at Bow Valley College. The winter semester starts January 3, 2018. Registration for these courses is now open by following the registration process on the in-classroom (Grouped Study) site.  Courses follow the traditional semester format and will run from January-April.  The deadline to […]
November 3, 2017 - 2:17pm
Athabasca University is offering MATH 215: Introduction to Statistics in the classroom at our Peace Hills Trust location in Edmonton. The winter semester starts January 3, 2018. Registration for this course is now open by following the registration process on the in-classroom (Grouped Study) site.  Courses follow the traditional semester format and will run from January-April.  The deadline […]
November 3, 2017 - 2:17pm
How one AU graduate — and 2017 Volunteer Service Alumni Award recipient — believed in himself and is transforming communities. Volunteering is in Anthony’s Montgomery’s blood. He began his service journey back in high school. A lifelong fondness for animals led him to help at local animal-rescue charities. He never looked back. Soon his target […]
November 2, 2017 - 9:35am
Athabasca University is pleased to announce that Ms. Jennifer Griffin Schaeffer has accepted the role of Vice-President Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (VPIT and CIO) effective November 6, 2017. Schaeffer brings over 15 years of executive management experience and over 20 years of digital strategy and information and communication technology expertise to this key […]
October 30, 2017 - 1:48pm
AU’s 2017 Distinguished Alumni award recipient stands up for her country and for the nurses she trains and mentors in the Canadian Armed Forces Not many people in the Canadian Armed Forces hold a job with an honorary line to the monarchy. Lieutenant Colonel Rhonda Crew and her newly appointed designation, Chief of Nursing Services […]
October 19, 2017 - 1:35pm