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The AU Faculty of Science and Technology

Transforming lives and communities through innovation, connection, and relevance

In the Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) we offer innovative, accessible online learning in architecture, computing, and science.

We strive for excellence in research and collaborate with universities, industries, and other organizations nationally and internationally. We also promote awareness in the larger community through outreach, open access initiatives, and community-building.

Message from the dean

Welcome to the Faculty of Science and Technology! We are committed to fostering a meaningful learning experience for our students by providing excellence in teaching, research, and scholarly activities.

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Community initiatives

Education in science and technology is a priority for the Faculty of Science and Technology both within and outside of our programs. Our Global Lecture Series, Science Outreach-Athabasca, and the Learning Café provide accessible educational opportunities across the Athabasca University community and internationally.

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Professional development

We offer professional and personal development opportunities for our faculty, staff, and students. Connect with fellow learners and participate in vital research initiatives.

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What it's like to study in the Faculty of Science and Technology

Student life at AU is about being connected, supported, and making the most of your distance education. Our flexible scheduling and formats give you control over your studies, so whether you’re pursuing science, architecture, or computing, you have time for your life.

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Learn about student life in architecture

Check out student life in computing and information systems

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