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AUSU Awards and Other Updates
This issue:

Student Lifeline
New Council
Convo Deadline
Executive Blog

The following awards are available for the May Awards cycle. It's easy to apply with our online award applications

Each award is worth $1000.
Academic Achievement Awards reward academic excellence. 
AUSU Bursaries help students in financial need. 

Returning Student Awards recognize students who return to studies after a long break. 
Balanced Student Awards reward students who balance multiple commitments. 
Student Service Awards recognize students who do volunteer work. 

Find out more or apply online here.

Don't delay - apply today! 
Deadline May 1
Convocation - Deadline to apply April 30
Don't forget - the deadline to apply to graduate at the 2016 AU convocation is April 30, 2016. 

Find complete details online here.
Get to Know your New Council! 

The new AUSU Council officially took office during the April 14, 2016 council meeting. Get to know the council that will represent you, the members, for the next two years! 
View their biographies on our website here
Student Lifeline Health & Wellness Program

Ever feel like you need help but don't know where to turn? Suffering from work stress or having troubles staying on track with your goals? Dealing with depression or having trouble quitting smoking? Need help with finances, health issues, or finding a new house or daycare?

The Student LifeLine can help with all this and more! All AUSU members have FREE access to this complete health & wellness program - no matter where you live! 

Student LifeLine is completely confidential and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can access the program any time you need professional support for maintaining a healthy balance between school, work, and everyday life.

Student LifeLine includes:
  • confidential consultations (by phone, online, and mobile app, 24/7)
  • counselling (in-person, video counselling, or by phone - solution based, up-to-three sessions, over 3000 counsellors across Canada)
  • community referrals
  • resources (information and materials such as articles, booklets, & CDs)
  • online tools (self-assessments, toolkits, blogs, and more)
Student LifeLine can provide expert advice and support with a wide range of personal issues, including:
  • LIFE:  Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Community Resources, Legal Support              
  • FAMILY:  Couples, Parenting, Divorce, Child/Elder Care, Death & Loss, Adoption
  • MONEY:  Saving, Debt Management, Estate Planning/Wills, Home Buying/Renting
  • WORK:  Starting a Career, Work Relationships, Job Stress, Organization, Relations          
  • HEALTH:  Nutrition Counselling, Naturopathy, Sleep, Addiction, Smoking Cessation
1-877-418-1537 (tty/tdd 1-877-371-9978)

Username: AUSU    Password: wellness

Find out more on our website at
Executive Blog

Check out the April Executive blog and learn all about AUSU's recent meeting with the Minister of Advanced Education. 

FREE Membership

AUSU provides all members with a FREE membership to - a $365 value! offers premium online video training in a wide variety of skills useful to AU students, including Microsoft Office & Adobe Software, business & career skils, digital editing programs, and more.  features  over  170,000  video  tutorials. 

Find out more on our website here
Council Meeting

The next AUSU Council meeting is Tuesday, May 10 at 4:30pm MDT.

Meeting are held by teleconference.
All members are welcome to attend!

The agenda & teleconference info will be posted here at least 3 business days prior to the meeting. For the complete package or for more info just drop a line to

The Voice Magazine is the official publication of the students of AU! 

It is composed of articles created by AU students and guest writers to promote the sharing of news, ideas, opinions and valuable insights with your fellow students at AU. 

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