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

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. 

south entrance of Robertson Library in summer
Dec 6, 2022 | Campus Spotlight

UPEI’s Teaching and Learning Centre held its first Faculty Academy Day on September 1, 2022 with 27 instructional staff attending sessions in their Robertson Library Annex learning space. The successful event is a new initiative from the Teaching and Learning Centre, offering collegial professional development primarily for sessional and early career instructors.

UPEI student Joshua Symonette standing outside
Oct 19, 2022 | Success Story

The International Student Employment Support Program (ISESP) offered a group of first and second-year UPEI students the opportunity to gain employability skills through a combination of professional development training and a paid summer internship.