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

Alexia Riche
Nov 28, 2017 | Student

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
Nov 24, 2017 | Student

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

Caleb
Nov 2, 2017 | 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
Oct 31, 2017 | 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.

Evan  Evan Hawley and Mike Thompson use special 360 degree cameras, compositing software, and drone images to build a unique visual marketing package.  
Oct 24, 2017 | Success Story

Odyssey Virtual may have started as an idea between two friends for a summer business, but it’s growing into a full-fledged occupation for two UPEI Business students.