Absolutely! Make note, Athabasca University is an online institution, which means all AU students are distance learners, and they are spread out across Canada and the world. All our services were designed specifically for distance education learners, and can be accessed no matter where you live.
AUSU Awards and Bursaries – these are available to all AUSU members, regardless of location, and we have an easy-to-use online application.
Student Lifeline Health & Wellness Program – short-term counselling is available by video, phone, email, or in person with over 3000 counsellors spread all across Canada. 24/7 support is available by phone, and they have thousands of online resources and offer community research and referrals for anywhere in Canada.
Mobile App – free download no matter your location, with an active campus chat community. Great place to find study buddies in your local area!
lynda.com Subscription – online video training in hundreds of topics ranging from programming, software training, and business skills to photography, design, and career skills.
Eyewear Discounts – these are offered through FYi Doctors, which has over 300 locations across Canada and growing.
Pharmacy Savings – free next business day delivery of prescriptions across Canada, reduced dispensing and drug fees, and discounts through their online store.
The Voice Magazine – AUSU student publication, written by AU students, for AU students, and is entirely online.