Meet some of our amazing UPEI students, faculty, and staff and hear about what makes the University of Prince Edward Island so special.
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 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.
After graduating from UPEI's Modern Languages program, Abby is living and working in Spain as an educational assistant and cultural ambassador.
Numerous career options, potential international study, and competing as a Panther athlete made UPEI an easy choice.
After graduating in 2022, Mitchell plans to write his RN exam, and hopes to work in mental health and addictions.
"Overall, my drive to graduate and continue to elevate my education comes from my passion for helping people in the most impactful way possible."
"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."
After completing an honours project in natural product chemistry, Maggie hopes to become a physician in the future.
Zoe discovered a passion for studying climate change at UPEI after moving to the Island from New Brunswick.
Following his father's advice to study in North America, Prabhakar travelled from Mauritius to join UPEI's unique engineering program.