UPEI Stories

Vibrant space, new outlook
The Annual Fund, administered by the Department of Development and Alumni Engagement, receives unrestricted donations from generous alumni, friends, faculty and staff who are keen to invest in UPEI and its students. Redeveloping the offices of The Cadre was a good fit.
SSDE students design gravitational cars
First-year students in UPEI's School of Sustainable Design Engineering recently designed and developed gravity-powered cars for a class assignment.
Smaller campus, more support
Erica Buchanan started her postsecondary education at a university with more than 30,000 other students. But after four years of undergraduate training, she wanted something different for her nursing degree, and she found that at UPEI.
Rocky's Gift
For 15 years, the man preparing free meals for students during exams was Rocky Paquet.
New program puts arts to work
Second-year student Alexia Riche came to UPEI with a dream of becoming a lawyer. Now, the new Applied Communication, Leadership and Culture program is helping her clear a path towards achieving that goal.
Computer Science on the Court
Jeremy Thompson recently combined his passions for sport and computer science, conducting research analyzing athletic movements.
Gateway to a better future
A second chance and determination helped UPEI student Caleb MacKinnon make the most of his opportunity after registering in the Gateway Program. Now, he's successfully completing university.
Writing Centre helps students of all levels
Students of all abilities can take advantage of the UPEI Writing Centre at the Robertson Library. From thesis statements, to outlines, to formatting and creative writing, tutors help with all of it.
Turning virtual reality into business reality
Odyssey Virtual may have started as an idea between two friends for a summer business, but it’s growing into a full-fledged occupation for two UPEI Business students.
Campus Life Advisors offer support for students
The first few weeks can be tough for new students, whether you’re coming to UPEI after high school, or after a gap year or two. Our Campus Life Program helps students adjust to life and studies at UPEI.
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