AU has many approved UCAP courses specifically designed to meet the needs of staff serving abroad and wishing to study in English. l’Université TÉLUQ offre un vaste choix de cours universitaires à distance et en ligne en français. Courses count for credit toward a Canadian university degree.

AU is the ideal way to pursue your post-secondary education while serving abroad. AU offers online classes so you are not required to be online at any specific time. You can take your course-work anywhere you happen to go and log in when it is convenient for you.

Flexible and Everywhere

AU undergraduate courses start on the first day of each month. This offers you the flexibility to schedule your studies around your schedule.

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Athabasca University, CANADA'S OPEN UNIVERSITY, is an internationally recognized leader in online and distance learning. We're a government-funded post-secondary institution and one of four public comprehensive universities in Alberta.

open. flexible. anywhere.

Athabasca University (AU) is pleased to partner with the Trade Commissioner Service, the Canadian Foreign Service Institute, and Université TÉLUQ in delivering the University Credit Access Program (UCAP).

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The UCAP was created in response to requests from staff for more learning opportunities. AU courses may be integrated into employee learning plans.

open. flexible. anywhere.