Student Spotlights

Meet some of our amazing UPEI students, faculty, and staff and hear about what makes the University of Prince Edward Island so special. 

jeremy norman in upei's health sciences building
Sep 16, 2022 | Students, UPEI Viewbook

Numerous career options, potential international study, and competing as a Panther athlete made UPEI an easy choice.

upei nursing graduate mitchell bingley in the health sciences building
Sep 16, 2022 | Students, UPEI Viewbook

After graduating in 2022, Mitchell plans to write his RN exam, and hopes to work in mental health and addictions.

upei engineering student bridget patterson in the faculty of sustainable design engineering building
Sep 16, 2022 | Students, UPEI Viewbook

"Overall, my drive to graduate and continue to elevate my education comes from my passion for helping people in the most impactful way possible."

upei doctor of veterinary medicine student farnaz farnaghi in an operating room
Sep 16, 2022 | Students, UPEI Viewbook

"After completing my Bachelor of Science in Ontario, I was ready to complete my Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and I thought that Prince Edward Island would be the perfect place."

upei chemistry graduate maggie leclair working in a laboratory
Sep 16, 2022 | Students, UPEI Viewbook

After completing an honours project in natural product chemistry, Maggie hopes to become a physician in the future.

zoe furlotte at the canadian centre for climate change and adaptation
Sep 16, 2022 | Students, UPEI Viewbook

Zoe discovered a passion for studying climate change at UPEI after moving to the Island from New Brunswick.

upei engineering student prabhakar bholah standing in the faculty of sustainable design engineering building
Sep 16, 2022 | Students, UPEI Viewbook

Following his father's advice to study in North America, Prabhakar travelled from Mauritius to join UPEI's unique engineering program.

upei math graduate shannan hill
Jul 28, 2022 | Students, Success Story

An Honours student with a minor in Business, Shannan graduated in 2022.

upei student elvis nyong
Apr 27, 2022 | Students

His team is working with PEI company and faculty industry partner Aspin Kemp and Associates to complete their fourth-year clinic project.

upei mawi'omi centre student lead emma pickering
Jan 10, 2022 | Students

Emma is working hard this year as Mawi'omi Centre student lead, offering academic supports as well as organizing inclusive events and activities to help Indigenous students connect with one another and feel welcome supported at UPEI.

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