Academic Portfolio

The Office of the Vice-President, Academic and Research provides leadership and management of all faculties and multiple units to support the University of Prince Edward Island's academic mission.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity
Faculties and Schools
Graduate Studies
Institutional Research
Robertson Library
Student Life
Teaching and Learning Centre
University Registrar


Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity

The Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Office at UPEI is responsible for supporting the strategic direction towards advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion within the University community.  The EDI Office is responsible for monitoring the progress of the UPEI Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Strategy, and provides leadership to the University to ensure equity, diversity, inclusion, and human rights obligations and goals are being met. The Office also ensures that training and resources are available to faculty, staff, and students at UPEI.

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Faculties and Schools

UPEI is home to ten faculties: Arts; Business Administration; Education; Indigenous Knowledge, Education, Research, and Applied Studies; Medicine; Nursing; Science; Sustainable Design Engineering; Graduate Studies; and, Veterinary Medicine. All of UPEI's official programs and courses are housed within these faculties, and some programs span several faculties. 

In addition, within the Faculty of Science are the School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences, which offers nine specializations across the program; and, the School of Climate Change and Adaptation and its Bachelor of Science in Applied Climate Change and Adaptation program.

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Graduate Studies

Graduate students contribute to our most valued endeavours in academia including research, teaching, mentorship, and community outreach. The Faculty of Graduate Studies interacts with program coordinators to harmonize policies and practices across different disciplines; provides a central source of information for both students and faculty; supports new program development and promotes research and scholarly work; and, provides guidance to our graduate students. 

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Institutional Research

Institutional research contributes to institutional business intelligence by drawing on internal and external data sources to provide accurate, timely, and reliable information to support evidence-based and effective planning and decision making at a variety of levels within the institution. The Office of Institutional Research at UPEI collects, analyzes, and interprets data, undertakes trend analysis and projections to provide analytical and information services in areas including strategic planning, academic planning and development, enrolment management, support program outcomes, and other areas related to students experience and success. 

The Office is also responsible for managing internal and external information requests and government reporting requirements related to student characteristics and experiences. 

The Office follows the principles and code of ethics outlined by the Canadian Institutional Research and Planning Association and the Association for Institutional Research.

Contact:

Dr. Yuqin Gong, Manager of Institutional Research
Office of the Vice-President, Academic and Research
Kelley Memorial Building, 232
902-566-0361
ygong@upei.ca

Robertson Library

UPEI's Robertson Library supports the University's mission of assisting people in acquiring the skills, knowledge, and understanding necessary for critical and creative thinking. The Library builds and preserves collections that primarily support the learning, teaching, and research needs of the University; provides access to information in an effective and timely manner; encourages information literacy through educating our various communities in the use of information resources; and, anticipates information needs.

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Student Life

Life as a UPEI student is amazing! Everything you need to succeed is here—quality academic programs, award-winning faculty and instructors, unique locations for learning and research, all supported by a caring and helpful community of staff members and UPEI alumni.   

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Teaching and Learning Centre

UPEI's Teaching and Learning Centre works in partnership with faculty members, instructional staff, graduate students, and academic and service units to continuously build the UPEI learning environment through a commitment to the scholarship of teaching and learning, and by keeping pace with innovative and integrative technologies that support teaching, research, and scholarship.

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University Registrar

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