Spotlights

UPEI is a place built on stories, from student success, to faculty and staff honours, to ground-breaking research. In UPEI Spotlights, you can read and watch videos about the important things that make UPEI unique.

Our Stories

upei physics student desiree rehel
Apr 29, 2021 | Success Story

Desiree Rehel is a fourth-year Physics student who recently won an award at a national undergraduate Physics student conference. After moving to PEI from Quebec in 2018, she re-discovered a love of physics at UPEI and will complete her degree program in 2022.

upei student alex macdonald in the w. a. murphy student centre
Apr 18, 2021 | Success Story

DSJS graduate Alex MacDonald shares her experience in the program, and how it's contributed to an important role with Veterans Affairs Canada

upei student elinor haldane
Mar 31, 2021 | Students

Third-year Bachelor of Science in Applied Climate Change and Adaptation student Elinor Haldane describes why she chose UPEI, and what's great about the program.

han xu outdoors
Jan 27, 2021 | Success Story

UPEI Master of Education graduate Han Xu has come a long way from her home in rural China. Now she’s pursuing her PhD.

upei alumna krystin matters
Dec 18, 2020 | Success Story

Krystin Matters, who graduated from UPEI this spring with a major in Religious Studies and a minor in Asian Studies, has accepted a position as an assistant English language teacher with the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) program.