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On Sunday, January 7, 2018, Hammad Ahmed announced his resignation from the position of President and CEO of the UPEI Student Union. A scanned copy of his resignation letter is provided below. The UPEI Student Union would like to thank Mr. Ahmed for his contribution to the organization and to the...

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...

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...