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Media Releases

| People

The University of Prince Edward Island has lowered campus flags to half-mast to honour the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. 

| Community

Researchers with UPEI’s Health and Wellness Centre and Recreation PEI are seeking participants for the free lifestyle intervention program known as Canadian Health Advanced by Nutrition and Graded Exercise (CHANGE). 

| Athletics

Spend a few minutes chatting about UPEI women’s soccer with head coach Lewis Page and you’ll notice the word “confidence” often comes up. That’s because there’s a renewed sense of purpose among his players who believe they can turn the team’s recent fortunes around.

| University

Dr. Xiuquan (Xander) Wang, an associate professor in the UPEI School of Climate Change and Adaptation, has been named a member of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) College of New Scholars. 

| Students

On Thursday, September 8, UPEI students will go door to door in the Sherwood neighbourhood from 5–7 pm to collect non-perishable food for the UPEI Campus Food Bank.  

| Athletics

The UPEI Women’s Rugby Panthers look to send shockwaves across the league this season. After a stunning victory against the St. Francis Xavier X-Women in the 2021 home opener that culminated in a 3-3 record and a U SPORTS top-10 ranking, the players believe that this is their year.

| University

In this latest update emailed to faculty and staff, UPEI has included links to the most recent proposals from the University and the UPEI Faculty Association as well as brief summaries of parts of both.


Fifty senior high school students from across Canada spent the month of July at UPEI, participating in Shad, a STEAM (science, technology, education, and mathematics) and entrepreneurship program offered at 18 university campuses across Canada. 

| Events

The Institute of Island Studies at UPEI will host a public lecture titled “What’s Law Got To Do With It! Islands and their status in international law” on September 13 at 7 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge, SDU Main Building.

| Students

The UPEI campus is bustling with activity as the campus community prepares to welcome incoming and returning students in-person.