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A recent article in the Guardian regarding student safety at the outset of the new school year was brought to the attention of the UPEI Student Union, largely due to concerns surrounding the tone of certain comments in said article. While they were no doubt well-intentioned, the framing of these comments...

From July 24-27 2017, UPEISU President Hammad Ahmed and Vice President Academic and External Taya Nabuurs attended the CASA Policy and Strategy conference in Kanananaskis, Alberta. The goal of this conference is to allow CASA’s membership the ability to set the direction and focus of the organization for the upcoming...

UPEI Student Union Concerned to See Another Tuition Increase in 2017-2018 UPEI Budget The UPEI Student Union is concerned to see a tuition increase of 3% with the release of the 2017-2018 University of Prince Edward Island budget. The tuition increase was justified as a necessity in order to counteract budget pressures...

  UPEI Student Union Congratulates Staff & Faculty of the Year - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 21 April, 2017 - Charlottetown, PE The UPEI Student Union was pleased to recognize two outstanding staff and faculty members at UPEI during their annual banquet on Friday, March 31st. Dr. Andrew Godbout, a new professor at the University...

The unofficial results of the UPEISU spring 2017 election are in! They are as follows:                 President          Hammad Ahmed                 757          Justin Clory            ...

In February of last year, the UPEI Student Union announced the launch of The Diamond Awards, a new awards program which recognizes the extracurricular curricular achievements of UPEI students both on campus and in the external community. There are four main awards categories: Sustainability Leadership, Educational Leadership, Health & Wellness...

Everyone's favourite UPEISU campaign is back for 2017! Sex Week is starting this Monday, Feb. 13th - Friday, Feb. 17th! Check out our calendar of events to keep up to date on all the cool events we have planned. You can indulge in some ice cream while taking in an...

This year’s amended budget for the UPEI Student Union is complete. New this year is a budget summary that highlights key areas of the budget.  Highlights include increases to student academic enrichment funding, clubs & societies, and student initiatives!  If you have any questions about the budget or budget summary...

Opt outs for students who are starting full-time in January (and not registered in September, or part-time in September) are now open! You will need to provide proof of coverage to opt out of the UPEI Benefits Plan. This includes your (or your parents if you are covered under them) health/dental...