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Did you know that both WestJet and Air Canada are offering special flight savings for AU graduates and their guests attending #AthaU17? Air Canada An Air Canada discount is available for persons travelling to and from Edmonton between June 1 and June 17, 2017. To take advantage of the discount, visit aircanada.com and enter promotion code QY87KC81. WestJet     WestJet is … [Read more...]

Enjoy Convocation all over again!

Athabasca University’s Convocation is a special event each and every year — if you’ve ever been a graduate, an attending family member or simply an honoured guest, you know how remarkable it is to watch all of the hard work and dedication come to life. As an online university, AU understands that our wide reach opens doors for many styles of learning and offers opportunities for  … [Read more...]

Schmidt: A long, bright road ahead for Athabasca University

Alberta Advanced Education Minister Marlin Schmidt spoke to graduates at Convocation 2016 on June 9, and had some very nice things to say about AU. Here's the text of his speech: Greetings from Minister Marlin Schmidt It’s an honour to join you on such a special occasion. I want to begin by congratulating tonight’s distinguished honourees: Dr. Antonio D’Alfonso and Dr. Terry … [Read more...]

Important Information for Convocation 2016

Athabasca University Convocation 2016 (#AUGrad16) is just around the corner—and we have important information to share with you to make sure you get the most out of your special day! All the information you need about Convocation can be found on the Convocation Website. Bookmark this site as you’ll likely be visiting it a few times leading up to your graduation ceremony. Also: … [Read more...]

Wheels Up for #AUGrad16

Air Canada West Jet Flight Promotion Athabasca University Graduation Convocation

Did you know that both WestJet and Air Canada are offering special flight savings AU graduates attending convocation and their guests? Air Canada An Air Canada discount is available for persons travelling to and from Edmonton between June 2 and June 18, 2016. To take advantage of the discount, visit aircanada.com and enter promotion code TE2PXZA1. WestJet     WestJet is … [Read more...]

Introducing your AU graduates of 2015

Since 1973, students from all walks of life have been enrolling with Athabasca University. They come from regions far and wide—across Canada and beyond. They bring different life situations and personal circumstances, varying employment situations and family statuses. Moreover, they decide to pursue that Athabasca University degree for many reasons. But the one constant … [Read more...]

Welcome to our Graduating Class of 2010

Congratulations, 2010 Graduates! Congratulations to all of Athabasca University's 2010 graduates. Convocation is scheduled from June 10 to June 12 in Athabasca. Nearly 1500 of you are graduating this year and we are expecting over 2400 including you, and your family and friends to gather for this great event. Welcome to your university and welcome to Athabasca. Education is of … [Read more...]

Athabasca University Convocation 2010

AU is awarding degrees to 1487 outstanding graduates at Convocation 2010 ceremonies from June 10-12 in Athabasca, Alberta. 947 undergraduate and 540 graduate degrees will be conferred over the three days. Honorary doctorate recipients The university is also conferring honorary doctorates on three outstanding individuals during Convocation. On Thursday, June 10, 2010 an Honorary … [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...]