Your advocate to the university and government

The AUGSA is dedicated to a future where graduate-level education at Athabasca University is accessible, affordable, and of outstanding quality.


Our services, resources & you!

Advocacy & Student Services

Athabasca University Graduate Students’ Association is your advocate to the university and government; you can learn more about our advocacy efforts here.

Emergency Food Assistance Program

Providing equitable access to food while supporting graduate students in achieving their educational journey.

Student Awards & Bursaries

AUGSA offers a number of student awards and bursaries on an ongoing basis throughout the year.

What does AUGSA do for you?

  • Advocacy to Athabasca University, provincial & federal government

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    AUGSA acts as an advocate on behalf of graduate students. With government advocacy, AUGSA is a member of both the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) as well as the Alberta Graduate Provincial Advocacy Council (abGPAC).

  • Graduate student research conference

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    AUGSA and the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) come together each year to present the annual Graduate Student Research Conference (GSRC). This forum offers AU students a chance to showcase their planned, ongoing, and recently completed research.

  • Student representation at Athabasca University

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    AUGSA student leaders advocate for and represents the student voice at Athabasca University on many committees, councils, the Board of Governors, and more.

  • Awards & bursaries

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    AUGSA offers a range of awards and bursaries for Graduate Students at Athabasca University to recognize achievements and support their ongoing academic pursuits.

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