The Athabasca University Labour Studies Program encourages collaborations with similar programs in Canada and abroad in order to enhance access for students interested in this area of study. We also have collaboration agreements with the Alberta Union of Public Employees (AUPE), the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW), and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). Members who took part in either of these unions educational programs can apply for transfer credits from Athabasca University. The same is true for the collaboration between AU's Labour Studies Program and other universities.
For example, graduates of the McMaster University/Canadian Autoworkers Certificate in Labour Studies may receive fifteen elective credits towards an Athabasca University certificate or degree in Labour Studies.
In others, the collaboration is closer. The Athabasca University Labour Studies Program and the Laurentian University Labour and Trade Union Studies Program have integrated their programs to ensure that students in either program may satisfy certificate and degree requirements by taking courses from the other institution.
For more information on these and other collaborations, go to Credit Transfer—General Inquiry and search the database for "University Certificate in Labour Studies" and "BA Labour Studies, 3 & 4 Year."
Updated December 22 2014 by Student & Academic Services