Flight deals for Convocation 2017 have landed!

Flight Deals #AthaU17 Convocation Athabasca University AU #AthaU Graduation Alberta Travel Canada

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...]

Honorary Awards Nominations Now Open

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Athabasca University invites nominations for the awarding of Honorary Degrees and the Order of Athabasca University. These awards will be presented at AU’s 2017 convocation ceremonies. Honorary degrees AU may award honorary doctorates in the following categories: Honorary Doctor of Athabasca University Honorary Doctor of Laws Honorary Doctor of Letters Honorary … [Read more...]

Enjoy Convocation all over again!

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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

Minister of Advanced Education, Marlin Schmidt, spoke at AU's Convocation on June 9, 2016

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

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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

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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...]

Nominations for honorary degrees and Order of AU due Jan. 5

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Do you know someone in the Athabasca University community — or a group of people, for that matter — who have made a resounding difference in their field? If so, AU invites you to nominate them for an honorary doctorate or the Order of Athabasca University. These awards will be presented at AU’s 2015 convocation ceremonies to be held in Athabasca June 11, 12 and 13. Honorary … [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...]