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Through a partnership with the WHL, Athabasca University offers fully accredited university courses to any player interested in further pursuing post-secondary studies while playing in the league. Given the flexibility the Athabasca University courses provide, WHL players are able combine their university course studies with a demanding hockey schedule. As part of the comprehensive … [Read more...]

Flexibility fit for a pro (Part 1)

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A large reality for many post-secondary students is that hectic schedules often run up against prohibitive class times and restrictive learning opportunities. At AU, those who want to pursue their university education—at a pace they can handle, with flexibility their demanding schedules require—aren’t running into a stop sign. There’s a reason that 83 per cent of AU students … [Read more...]

WHL tickets for AU Alumni and Students

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Interested in attending a free Western Hockey League game? Through a partnership with the WHL, Athabasca University offers fully accredited university courses to any player interested in further pursuing post-secondary studies while playing in the league. Given the flexibility the Athabasca University courses provide, WHL players are able combine their university course studies … [Read more...]

Athabasca University Wins Marketing Award

Athabasca University is the recipient of the 2015 Marketer of the Year award, presented by the Athabasca District Chamber of Commerce.  The university attended the Business Award Gala held Thursday, October 22nd. Vice-president, Advancement, Dr. Pamela Walsh and Erin Stevenson, Manager of Marketing and Social Media, accepted the award on behalf of the university. A video about … [Read more...]

WHL and Athabasca University Announce Education Partnership

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Edmonton, AB - The Western Hockey League and Athabasca University announced today they have entered into a new partnership which will improve access WHL players have to university level courses while playing in WHL centres throughout Western Canada and Northwestern United States. New Partnership Created Under the new partnership, Athabasca University will offer, through online and … [Read more...]