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THE UPEISU AND CASA COMMEND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S COVID-19 STUDENT AID PACKAGE

April 22, 2020 – Charlottetown, PE The UPEI Student Union and the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) are pleased with the student aid package announced today by the Government of Canada. The package will bring significant relief to many students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and will provide valuable support to at-risk students and

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Introducing UPEI’s Open Education Resource Development program

Government of PEI, UPEI, and UPEISU Joint News Release Photo:   Introducing UPEI’s Open Education Resource Development program Partnership with Robertson Library, Province of PEI, and UPEISU aimed at lowering post-education costs by supporting open resources for students Charlottetown, PEI (February 11, 2020)—UPEI’s Robertson Library, in partnership with the Province of Prince Edward Island, and

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UPEISU Applauds Senate Approval of Fall Reading Week

UPEISU Applauds Senate Approval of Fall Reading Week   13 September 2019 – Charlottetown, PE   The Academic Calendar for the 2020-21 year was approved at the Friday September 13, 2019 UPEI Senate Meeting. This includes, for the first time, a Fall Reading Week at UPEI.   The Fall Reading Week will occur during the

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UPEISU Reacts to 2019-20 PEI Provincial Budget

UPEISU Reacts to 2019-20 PEI Provincial Budget   On Tuesday, June 25th 2019, the UPEI Student Union attended the stakeholder budget lock up for the 2019-20 Prince Edward Island Provincial Budget prior to its presentation at the Legislature.   There were few mentions of Post-Secondary Education throughout the document, however, the UPEISU is overall satisfied

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Maritime Students Respond to Ontario Post-Secondary Announcement

Yesterday, the Ontario government announced sweeping changes to tuition, financial aid, and mandatory fees. These changes will greatly affect the landscape of post-secondary in Ontario, with effects primarily being felt by lower-income students. However, decreased funding to post-secondary and the elimination of mandatory fees will harm all students on Ontario campuses. As organizations that fight

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UPEI Student Union Opens New Food Bank, SUpplies

UPEI Student Union Opens New Food Bank, SUpplies The UPEI Student Union has launched SUpplies, a new food bank on campus. This food bank is situated at the Mickey’s Place Kiosk in the W.A. Murphy Student Centre. “Food insecurity is a rising concern amongst UPEI students,” stated Sarah MacEachern, Vice President Student Life of the

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Student Centre Survey

The W. A. Murphy Student Centre is in need of a refresh! We want to hear from you about services and businesses you benefit from within the building to help decide what our needs are. By filling out this short survey, you will be entered for chance to win a $100 Visa gift card! Please

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Tobacco Policy Review Presentation

UPEI students, staff, and faculty are invited to a presentation by the Tobacco Policy Review working group. The group will present the results of a recent survey and will seek further input for proposed changes to the policy.   Sessions will be held on Monday, May 2 at 10:00 am and Tuesday, May 3 at

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Build Boats & Launch Your Career

Boat Builders Wanted PEI’s boat-building industry is thriving, with permanent, full-time positions available across the Island. There’s an urgent need to hire 15 entry-level technicians to meet the demand. Another 15 positions will open during the next four years. Central Development Corporation, through Skills PEI with funding by the Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning,

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Scholarships for Graduating Students
Scholarships for Graduating Students  The following scholarships are available for graduating students that plan to further their studies. The deadlines have been extended to Friday April 22nd for any interested students. Arlie Parks Scholarship in Memory of Dr. Kenneth MacIntyre (Medicine) https://www.upei.ca/studentlife/scholarshipsandawards/137 John Eldon Green Memorial Award (social work, health care, education or international development)...
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