Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016 - 13:26

The University of Prince Edward Island is celebrating Open Access Week with a series of informative events.

(L-R) Zach Tweel, Taya Nabuurs, Elizabeth Iwunwa, Obinna Esomchukwu, and Kaylee Jabbour are several of the UPEI students participating at YDAY.
Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016 - 09:38

The University of Prince Edward Island wishes all YDAY participants well in their discussions as they gather in Charlottetown today. YDAY is bringing together more than 120 young people, including several UPEI students, who wish to make PEI an attractive place to work, grow and thrive. The discussions and brainstorms shared by this diverse representation of island youth will help to catalyse new initiatives, programs, and policies that will help shape and direct the island’s cultural and economic future.

Sterling Carruthers, Dr. Donna Murnaghan, and Dr. Jo-Ann MacDonald
Posted: Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 09:56

The University of Prince Edward Island, along with the PEI Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture and the PEI Department of Health and Wellness, released today the results of the 2014-15 School Health Action Planning and Evaluation System (SHAPES-PEI) Provincial Student Health Profile. 

Posted: Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 09:00

When head coach Bruce Donaldson assembled his team, he wanted a group of people who could work well together and play as one.

UPEI President Dr. Alaa S. Abd-El-Aziz and Dr. Wolfgang A. Herrmann, President, Technical University of Munich
Posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 14:29

The University of Prince Edward Island signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Germany on Monday, October 17, 2016.

Posted: Monday, October 17, 2016 - 22:03

Every week, UPEI Athletics and Recreation recognizes two student-athletes for their hard work and dedication to their respective sports. Congratulations to Corneila Geib (women’s hockey) and Mohammad Jaber (men’s soccer), the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for October 10-16!



Posted: Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 21:59

The University of Prince Edward Island extends its condolences on the passing of Michael S. Schurman, LLD after learning of his sudden death over the weekend.

The 79 year-old retired business icon was a long-time friend and donor of UPEI. He was past vice-chair of the UPEI Board of Governors, chair of the Building a Legacy capital campaign, and currently served on the Advisory Council for the UPEI School of Sustainable Design Engineering. He was recognized by UPEI for his contributions to and leadership in the construction, business, education, charitable, and non-profit sectors with an honorary doctor of laws degree in 2009.

Posted: Friday, October 14, 2016 - 12:15

Enrolment at the University of Prince Edward Island is reflecting an upward trend once again this year; in fact, UPEI tops the region.

The Atlantic Association of Universities (AAU) recently posted its annual survey of preliminary enrolments on its website, with data from universities around the region as of October 1, 2016.  UPEI has grown the most in terms of total full-time undergraduate and graduate enrolment with an increase over last year of 2.8 per cent. The regional average shows a decline of 0.5 per cent.

The new stadium seating in the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre
Posted: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 15:10

To celebrate the inaugural basketball season in the new stadium-style seats, UPEI Athletics and Recreation is offering reserved, personalized seats to all Panther Package holders for an additional $25.00. The best deal in sports on the Island just got better!

A recent open house in the grad student lounge located in Duffy Science Centre, room 403
Posted: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 15:03

The UPEI Graduate Student Association (GSA), along with UPEI’s Vice-President Administration and Finance Jackie Podger and Vice-President Academic and Research Dr. Robert Gilmour, are pleased to announce that the GSA now has a student lounge.