Student Union News

4 December 2017 EDIT (5 December 2017): the Surveyor Online has published a corrective statement from the UPEISU linked to the original article. It has come to the attention of the University of Prince Edward Island Student Union (UPEISU) that on October 17, 2017, the Surveyor Online published an article regarding the...

The UPEISU thanks the Cadre for this piece. Please see the original story on the Cadre's website. Vice President Academic and External Taya Nabuurs and Policy and Research Coordinator Colin Trewin presented the UPEISU’s policy priorities to the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island’s Standing Committee on Education and Economic Development on October...

The UPEI Student Union is pleased to announce the fall election results for student council representatives. The following results are unofficial until student council approves them at their next meeting. Fall General Election Unofficial Results Arts Student Representatives (2)  Carter Smith – 70  Kari Kruse – 68  Sarah MacDonald – 62  Megan...

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...