UPEI 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

Rocky's Chilli
| Scholarships, Campus Spotlight

For 15 years, the man preparing free meals for students during exams was Rocky Paquet.

Alexia Riche
| Students

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 her goal.

Jeremy on the court
| Student

Jeremy Thompson recently combined his passions for sport and computer science, conducting research analyzing athletic movements.

| Success Story

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.

Colin Dares learns from his tutor
| Support, Success Story

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.