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Message from the dean

Dr. Shauna Reckseidler-Zenteno photoWelcome to the Faculty of Science and Technology! We are committed to fostering a meaningful and inclusive learning experience for our students by providing excellence in teaching, research, and scholarly activities.

Our students, whether they are enrolled in programs or taking individual courses in science, computing science or architecture to fulfill other areas of study, are diverse in their demographic and geographical location. With this in mind, our faculty, tutors, and staff are dedicated to ensuring our students experience high-quality education as part of the Athabasca University community.

The Faculty of Science and Technology 3 strategic themes are:

• academic excellence
• making a positive difference
• impact beyond borders

In the realization of these themes, we aim to transform lives and transform communities through innovation, connection, and relevance. In an increasingly complex world, our flexible model enables learners to obtain the necessary skills for future employment while developing their ability to be resilient, think creatively, and work collaboratively as global citizens.

Our faculty is home to emerging research, innovative courses, responsive student support, recognized programs, and community outreach. Please visit the links to our people, programs and courses, tools and resources, and research and projects.

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact the FST Student Support Centre at 1-855-362-2870 or email

Dr. Shauna Reckseidler-Zenteno
Faculty of Science and Technology

Updated December 03, 2021 by Digital & Web Operations (