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.

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dr. ann braithwaite outside in the UPEI quadrangle
Apr 13, 2021 | Faculty, Success Story

Dr. Braithwaite was nominated for the prestigious award by UPEI colleagues, who describe her as exceptional and someone who works with "infectious and generative joy to build questioning and inclusive communities."

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.

upei student anna mallard
Nov 30, 2020 | Success Story

The PEI Policy Hackathon, now in its third year, is a case competition that provides Islanders with the chance to work on real, complex challenges facing all three levels of government.