Student Union News

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...

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...

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...

Did you know that several UPEISU committees have student-at-large positions that are available to the student body? If you're looking for ways to get involved on campus and/or ways to represent your fellow students but don't necessarily want to run for a position on Council, this opportunity is perfect for...

The following students are running as candidates in the upcoming fall election: Accessibility Representative Drew Beaupre Sam Ferguson Charlee Fry Education Representative Julia Ross Engineering Representative Daniel Wartman First-Year Representative Laura Harwood Kali Ross Health & Wellness Representative Donisha Been Amy Rix International Representative Hammad Ahmed Keyshawn Bonamy Math Representative Justin White Residence Representative Damilola Emmanuel   More info regarding...

The UPEI Student Union is calling for applications to two funds: the Inspiring Innovation Fund and the Mental Health Initiatives Fund. The Inspiring Innovation Fund, officially being launched today, was developed to support students in shaping their university experience through the financial support of new and unique student-led initiatives. The fund...