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Welcome Athabasca University alumni!  Graduates of AU automatically become alumni, joining a community of over 30,000 former AU students living in all parts of the world.

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News and Stories

Digital Distinction


Last time we counted, HALF A MILLION AU Press books have been downloaded!

In Memoriam


AU loses one of its long-time community leaders: The Hon. Frank Appleby

Shouting Out Success: Nomination Deadline


Know an AU alum or upcoming grad who's making a difference?

No Filter Required: Aurora Up-Close


May 29 Deadline: Photography and the Night Sky Workshops

Open Our World Closes at $32 Million


Glasses clinked Tuesday night at the Jack Singer in Calgary, as AU announced the $32,203,663 final tally for the Open Our World Campaign.

Updated September 19 2014 by Web services

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