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Media Releases

| Music

Clarinetist Karem J. Simon will be featured in two upcoming recitals, one on Friday, March 31, 2023, at Hillcrest United Church in Montague and the other on Saturday, April 8, 2023, at St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Charlottetown. Both performances take place at 7:30 pm.

| Students

UPEI sent a message to students via their email accounts in response to the statement that the UPEI Student Union issued on March 16, 2023.

| Special Event

The UPEI School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences (SMCS) held a “Pi Day” celebration on March 14, 2023. There was a good turnout of students and faculty for the celebration, which included pie eating, dressing up in math-related attire, math trivia, and the featured event—the annual SMCS Integration Tournament.

| Events

The Study & Stay PEI Program hosted its Bridge to PEI Networking & Conference events on March 10 and 11. Abby Goodwin, Study & Stay PEI program coordinator and Cecia Huang, program assistant, thank the students, speakers, and those involved with putting together this successful event.

| Students

In a message to UPEI students sent by email on March 20, UPEI Student Affairs outlined supports, activities, and events for students during the faculty strike.  

| University

In this latest message to the campus community, the University advised students that it expects the UPEI Faculty Association (UPEI FA) bargaining committee will commence a labour disruption on Monday morning, meaning that all faculty, librarians, sessional instructors, and clinical nursing instructors will be on strike. This will affect all classes and students across the University.

| University

In today's Community Bulletin, the University shares information to help plan for what to expect if the UPEI Faculty Association takes its members on strike.

| University

The University remains committed to using all means to achieve a collective agreement with the UPEI Faculty Association (UPEI FA) that is consistent with other primarily undergraduate universities in the region and is in the best interests of our students.

| University

UPEI announced today that the University and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 1870), representing UPEI support staff, have reached a tentative agreement.

| Department Updates

Studying abroad can be one of the most rewarding opportunities during a university education. This school year, UPEI will have a record number of students studying abroad and hopes to see this upward trend continue. The Office of Study Abroad and International Partnerships is supporting approximately 150 students to go abroad between September 2022 and June 2023 to 18 countries around the world, such as Malta, Barbados, Belgium, Ireland, France, Sweden, Germany, Spain, Japan, Finland, and Australia.