Students at Athabasca University are busy. At AU, our peers are often working full- or part-time, and many have children or other family commitments as well. Add this to the fact that we are all studying independently and spread out across Canada and around the world…. and you’ve got a student body that is typically less than informed about what’s happening behind the scenes at AU.
That’s where we come in. As your elected representatives, AUSU Council and Executive represent the larger student body on over 20 committees annually. In my 15 months or so as the AUSU President, I haven’t come across many decisions at AU that I didn’t support on your behalf. A quick review of the minutes from GFC or the Board of Governors will show that I often speak up and ask questions for you… but I’m usually in support.Continue Reading