Interested in social justice advocacy? We have a program for you

Are you already doing community organizing, social justice advocacy, social planning , or thinking you might give them try? Are you interested in the upswing in social movements in Canada and the world and wonder why they sometimes succeed and often fail? Are you curious about transformative learning and want to engage it with confidence? Welcome to MAIS Community Studies! We are … [Read more...]

AU announces the 2014-2015 Writer in Residence

Athabasca University Anita

Athabasca University's¬†Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is ecstatic to announce that Anita Rau Badami will be AUs 2014-2015 Writer in Residence.¬† Anita is an award-winning novelist and essayist whose critically acclaimed books have been published in several languages across the world. About Anita Badami Anita Rau Badami is the author of four novels: Tamarind Mem (Penguin, … [Read more...]

Solid foundation courses for undergraduate studies

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Foundation courses help you make sure you start off your university education right. Sometimes these are courses you have to take to meet the requirements for a program; sometimes they're optional. Either way, foundation courses help you develop the learning skills you'll need for university. And Athabasca University has many great foundation courses that you can take whether or not … [Read more...]