Win a Convocation Celebration Dinner on Us!

Congratulations to the Athabasca University Graduates of 2020!

Did you get your grad gift from AUSU and AUGSA in your 2020 AU Convocation Box?

Surprise! It’s an amazing limited-edition photo print from award-winning photographer Paul Ziska! We hope you love it as much as we do.

We want to know what your number is!

Share a picture of your gift showing the number on the back of your print, and you could win a $100 celebratory dinner on us, or a signed the artist Paul Zizka’s book “Canadian Rockies: Rediscovered”! Tag @AUStudentsUnion, @AUGSA, and @PaulZizkaPhoto in your post to enter to win!

How to enter:

1.      Get your Athabasca University Convocation 2020 Box

2.      Find the photo print by artist Paul Zizka (your grad gift from AUSU and AUGSA!)

3.      Take a picture showing the limited-edition print number on the back ( ??? / 2500 )

4.      Post it to social media using the tags @paulzizkaphoto, @AUStudentsUnion, and @AthabasAUGSA

5.      Automatically enter to win!

Contest closes October 5, 2020 (midnight).


One Grand Prize: a signed copy of The Canadian Rockies: Rediscovered by artist Paul Zizka.

Two Dinner Prizes: One undergraduate student and one graduate student will each win a dinner courtesy of their Students’ Associations, AUSU and AUGSA respectively. Recipients will receive a $100 gift card* for a dinner to celebrate their accomplishment.

Winners will be chosen by random draw from all AU graduates who enter.

*Winning recipients can choose a restaurant gift card from, a Skip the Dishes credit, or a $100 prepaid Mastercard depending on their location. 

About the Artist:

Paul Zizka is a professional mountain landscape and adventure photographer. His award-winning photos have been featured in a wide variety of publications, including Maclean’s, National Geographic Traveller, National Geographic Adventure, Alpinist, Huffington Post, The Guardian, and Canadian Geographic. His client list includes leading national and global brands such as Apple, Dell, Arc’Teryx, lululemon athletica, Panasonic, MEC and Canon. Passionate about teaching, Paul is the co-founder of OFFBEAT, a creative community for photographers, which offers workshops in far-flung destinations around the globe. Originally from Quebec, Paul now lives in Banff, Alberta. Find out more at

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