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 engineering graduate darvin patel in the sustainable design engineering building
Jun 1, 2021 | Students

"I was looking for an exceptional engineering program in Canada. UPEI’s sustainable design engineering degree surprised me."

upei nursing graduate shayna conway in the health sciences building
May 10, 2021 | Students

UPEI's Nursing program was a perfect fit for Shayna Conway of Mermaid, PEI. She graduated in 2020. 

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

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."