ASSC 2017: A smashing success!

Last week, Athabasca University hosted the 34th annual Alberta Student for Services Conference (ASSC) in Athabasca, Alta., represented by 22 post-secondary institutions from across the province. Nearly 200 delegates attended the three-day event, this year aptly titled Going the Distance. Delegates from as far as Lethbridge made the several hundred kilometre trek to meet with … [Read more...]

Research Without Borders: the 2016 Grad Student Conference

The 2016 Athabasca University Graduate Student Conference will kick off Friday, September 16, in Edmonton. The fourth event, hosted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and the Athabasca University Graduate Students' Association (AUGSA), provides an opportunity for AU graduate students to present their innovative research to their peers and professors. Scholarly support Showcasing … [Read more...]

Statement from the Office of the Minister of Advanced Education

Minister of Advanced Education Marlin Schmidt

It's no secret there have been financial challenges at Athabasca University. This is a complex situation - one that was shaped over decades and won't be fixed overnight. Our government is committed to working with AU to find a sustainable solution, and we are taking the time to ensure our government and the AU Board of Governors have enough information to make a thoughtful decision … [Read more...]