Student Union News
UPEI Student Union President Brian Affouan Announces Resignation
The UPEI Student Union is sad to report that Brian Affouan announced his resignation from the position of President and CEO of the UPEI Student Union at the council meeting on Sunday, October 25, 2020. A copy of his official resignation letter can be found below. The UPEI Student Union would like to thank Mr.
UPEISU Applauds Investments in Student Financial Aid
June 17, 2020 – Charlottetown, PE The UPEI Student Union is pleased with the announcement of an investment of $700,000 into an expansion of the Island Advantage Bursary at the 2020-2021 PEI Provincial Budget Address on June 17, 2020. “This is a historic investment that the UPEI Student Union has been advocating on for the
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
UPEISU Pleased With Post-Secondary Investments During COVID19
The UPEI Student Union is pleased with the Government of Prince Edward Island’s announcement today about funds dedicated to helping post-secondary students impacted by COVID19. A $95,000 relief fund will be distributed to post-secondary institutions across PEI who will then ensure the funds reach students in need. This includes those facing difficulty in finding employment,
UPEISU 2020 Winter Elections UNOFFICIAL RESULTS
The UPEI Student Union Winter Election Results were announced tonight at The Fox & Crow. This election saw the voting in of representatives to sit on the 2020-2021 Student Union Council, and for their 2020-2021 Executive Committee. The results are as follows: President: Brian Affouan: 344 votes Mateo Blacquiere: 190 votes Abstain: 117 Vice President Academic & External:
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
UPEISU: New year, New Services!
The UPEI Student Union is proud to announce its new reusable program focused on sustainability. Implemented today, on the 6th of January of 2020, “Choose to Reuse” is a three-part program. This will now be part of the UPEISU-owned campus pub, The Fox & Crow’s, daily routine. “I believe this program greatly reflects on the
UPEISU Fall Elections 2019 UNOFFICIAL RESULTS
The UPEI Student Union Fall Election Results were announced tonight at The Fox & Crow. This election saw the voting in of representatives to sit on the 2019-2020 Student Union Council. The results are as follows: First Year Rep (1) David Reyes: 78 Merdad Berouzi: 57 Abstain: 30 Arts Rep (1) Malak Nassar: 66 George
UPEI Student Union Launches Panther Patrol
UPEI Student Union Launches Panther Patrol 30/09/2019 – Charlottetown, PE The UPEI Student Union has launched the Panther Patrol, a free shuttle service for UPEI students. “It has definitely been a big investment,” states Emma Drake, UPEISU President. “However, we felt that this is a service that would improve accessibility and comfort for our students.
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