Students “play tourist” with the famous bronze sculpture of Sir John A. MacDonald in Charlottetown
Posted: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 11:17

UPEI students took their island tourism course to its logical, practical end by mingling with tourists from the cruise ship MS Veendam when it docked earlier this month in Charlottetown.

Posted: Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 12:41

Holland College, New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) and University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) are pleased to announce a new articulation agreement that allows instructors to further develop their instructional skills by transferring credits from one post-secondary institution to another.

This juvenile eagle scans his surroundings after being released by the AVC Wildlife Service.
Posted: Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 10:57

After a month in the care of the Atlantic Veterinary College’s Wildlife Service, a juvenile bald eagle was released on August 5, near Bangor, PEI.

Posted: Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 20:01

The University of Prince Edward Island is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathy Hambly and James Moran as well as the re-appointments of Scott Harper and Margo Thompson to its UPEI Board of Governors.


From left to right, Hon. Richard Brown, Holland College VP Michael O'Grady, UPEI students Kyle Nowlan and Kelly Green, UPEI President Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, and MP Sean Casey
Posted: Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 18:01

Member of Parliament for Charlottetown Sean Casey, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), today joined the Honourable Richard Brown, Minister of Workforce and Advanced Learning, Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, President and Vice-Chancellor of UPEI, and Michael O’Grady, Vice-President, Innovation, Enterprise and Strategic Development at Holland College, to announce support that will enable the University to replace its popular turf field.


Everyday Women’s and Gender Studies is published by Routledge
Posted: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 13:38

A new textbook offers instructors a new way to approach an introductory course on women’s and gender studies.

Heather Morrison, Joel Ward, Todd Maclean, Stephen Smith
Posted: Friday, August 5, 2016 - 14:24

As part of UPEI’s Reunion Weekend 2016, the University of Prince Edward Island celebrated four of its own with Distinguished and Young Inspiring Alumni awards. 

Ken Perlman
Posted: Friday, August 5, 2016 - 11:28

For more than two hundred years, Prince Edward Island has been home to a strong fiddling tradition: a blend of Scottish, Irish, and Acadian influences. 

Board of Governors Chair Pat Sinnott, Premier Wade MacLauchlan, President Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, and Minister Lawrence MacAulay watch as a robot cuts the ribbon to open the UPEI School of Sustainable Design Engineering
Posted: Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 15:38

UPEI’s new 76,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art School of Sustainable Design Engineering building officially opened its doors to students, staff, faculty, and the public today. 

Posted: Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 10:33

Calling all UPEI, SDU, and PWC alumni! Join your classmates and come home to PEI for Reunion Weekend 2016 on the beautiful and vibrant UPEI campus, August 4-6.