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. 

UPEI student Kathleen wearing a University of Jyväskylä sweatshirt
Mar 22, 2024 | Students

Meet Kathleen, second-year Psychology and Religious Studies student currently studying in Finland. She also participated in a "Maymester" UPEI faculty-led course in Rome, Italy.

four students standing with a data buoy they created
Mar 20, 2024 | Students, Research

A team of four Charlottetown Rural High School students designed, built, and tested a solar-powered, eco-friendly buoy to collect oceanic data, working with technicians and instructors of UPEI's Applied Climate Change and Adaptation program.

UPEI student Peter with a scenic afternoon skyline behind
Mar 18, 2024 | Students

Meet Peter, a third-year Anthropology and Sociology student who recently studied in Brussels, Belgium.

a UPEI student
Feb 12, 2024 | Students, UPEI Viewbook

Meet Cecily, fourth-year Bachelor of Arts in Diversity and Social Justice Studies (Psychology minor) student. Cecily plans on continuing her education and hopes to work for an organization that upholds justice, human rights, and the fair treatment of people.

Ethan Taweel outside the PEI Government Offices
Jul 12, 2023 | Students, Alumni

Ethan Taweel, a UPEI Bachelor of Environmental Studies graduate (Class of 2021), works as a Senior Environmental Technician and Project Coordinator with the PEI Department of Environment.

Diedre Kelly
May 2, 2023 | Success Story, Students

Deidre Kelly works as an interpreter on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, providing simultaneous interpretation from French into English at committee meetings, press conferences, caucus meetings and sittings of the Senate and the House of Commons.

Trish Van Bolderen
Apr 3, 2023 | Alumni, Success Story, Students

Trish Van Bolderen lives in Dublin, Ireland and works full-time as a freelance translator (from French and Spanish into English) and English-language reviser. She also works as a Translation Studies scholar, having obtained a PhD in that area.

Abby Gibson
Feb 17, 2023 | Success Story, Students

After graduating from UPEI's Modern Languages program, Abby is living and working in Spain as an educational assistant and cultural ambassador. 

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.

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