Celebrating AU’s 2018 lifelong learners — from Canada and beyond

  AU CONVOCATION. DEFINITION: Athabasca University's traditional, in-person- and monumental community event, honouring and feting our students' degree success - away from their typical digital space - and where, in many cases, they get to meet their learner peers and profs for the first time! We welcome our 2018 graduates from across Canada, and internationally, to our … [Read more...]

Helping students affected by natural disasters

In response to the devastating wildfire affecting our students in Fort McMurray, AU’s Student Awards Committee has approved two new awards to help students impacted by the fires. The Natural Disaster Convocation Bursary can fund up to $1,000 for students who are facing unexpected expenses that may affect their participation in Convocation. The Natural Disaster Emergency … [Read more...]

University announces 2010 honorary degree recipients

The Honorary Awards Committee of Athabasca University Governing Council is pleased to announce the recipients of the Honorary Degrees to be presented at Convocation on June 10, 11 and 12, 2010. Honorary Doctor of Laws: Hon. Raymond Charles Lee On Thursday, June 10, 2010 an Honorary Doctor of Laws will be conferred on Hon. Raymond Charles Lee in recognition of his dedication to … [Read more...]