Athabasca University Rolls Out New Website

Website Redesign

After nearly a year in development, we are very excited to launch the first in a series of improvements to our website. We've focused the design and function for the prospective and current student experience. Our approach to this challenging project is centred around one major goal: simplicity. This enhanced redesign allows information to be easily accessible—allowing the user … [Read more...]

Wikipedia & Academic Research Webinar


AU Library and Scholarly Resources is offering an instructional webinar on Wikipedia and Academic Research on Tuesday, March 15, from 6 to 7 pm (MDT). Did you know that many students turn to Wikipedia, the free, collaborative online encyclopedia when carrying out research for assignments and papers? Wikipedia for research But is Wikipedia ever appropriate to use for academic … [Read more...]

Study Tips for a New AU Student

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By enrolling into an online course with Athabasca University, not only are you pursuing a journey that will enhance your skill set and offer you more personal and career opportunities, it can invigorate your mind in many ways. Whether you’re considering a graduate program through AU, launching an undergrad degree, or simply embarking on a life-enriching course you’ve always been … [Read more...]

Alberta AU Students: Deadline for Grouped Study (Classroom) Courses is Aug. 1

Grouped Study

Did you know that there are in-classroom options for Alberta students looking to take AU courses? The following AU grouped study (classroom) courses are available on-site at our partner locations for the Fall 2015 semester. Courses follow the traditional semester format and will run from September – December. For more information on dates and times, please email … [Read more...]