Alumni Highlights Series

Read stories about our amazing UPEI alumni around the world!

UPEI staff member Fairouz in her office in Dalton Hall
Mar 11, 2024 | Alumni, Success Story

Fairouz enrolled at UPEI after her Grade 11 year, completed a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree, is a current Master's student, and works full-time with the UPEI Scholarships, Awards, and Financial Aid Office. 

a smiling man standing in a restaurant kitchen
Dec 7, 2023 | Success Story, Alumni

After graduating in May of 2023, Humphrey is currently working as a catering manager for a PEI food services company. He plans to become a food scientist in the near future.

Ethan Taweel outside the PEI Government Offices
Jul 12, 2023 | Students, Alumni

Ethan Taweel, a UPEI Bachelor of Environmental Studies graduate (Class of 2021), works as a Senior Environmental Technician and Project Coordinator with the PEI Department of Environment.

Nutrition Services Manager and Dietitian Katie Nordby
Jun 19, 2023 | Success Story, Alumni

"Becoming a dietitian has been so rewarding... if a student is considering this career path, UPEI can help guide them there."

Trish Van Bolderen
Apr 3, 2023 | Alumni, Success Story, Students

Trish Van Bolderen lives in Dublin, Ireland and works full-time as a freelance translator (from French and Spanish into English) and English-language reviser. She also works as a Translation Studies scholar, having obtained a PhD in that area.

Heather MacAulay
Dec 5, 2019 | Alumni

"The Executive MBA program taught me self-discipline, time management skills, and about the importance of teamwork and communication."

Health Sciences Building
May 7, 2018 | Alumni

UPEI bachelor of science in nursing graduate Kevin Ryan’s career came via the route of Alberta oil fields, office jobs, and many days on the road. Now he’s settled back in PEI with a career as a nurse and a new perspective on work mobility.