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Athabasca University

Counselling Services : Non Program/Visiting/Unclassified

You are not alone if you are pursuing university studies to advance your career or open doors to new career paths. Counselling Services provides direction and support for both prospective and current students.

How can a counsellor assist?

Counsellors can assist you in clarifying your career direction and appropriate program choices. Whatever your goal, making an informed choice at the start can help you avoid unnecessary stress.

Some resources you may find helpful include

Am I ready for AU?

You may be asking the question, “Am I ready for AU?” We recommend that you take some time to complete our self-assessment resource at

Supporting Your Learning Success

Once you become an AU Student, Counselling Services can provide ongoing assistance in strengthening your academic skills including:

  • study skills
  • time management
  • exam anxiety reduction
  • exam preparation
  • exam-writing strategies

Click here to browse through our online resources. To make an appointment with a Counsellor, use our online appointment form.

Updated September 22 2016 by Student & Academic Services

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