Celebrating 50 Years of UPEI

Celebrating 50 years of UPEI

In 2019, the University of Prince Edward Island is marking a major milestone, celebrating 50 years serving as a leader in education and research.

We hope to see alumni, students, faculty, and staff attend our events and take part in our celebration of this place.

In 2019, the University of Prince Edward Island is marking a major milestone, celebrating 50 years serving as a leader in education and research.

We hope to see alumni, students, faculty, and staff attend our events and take part in our celebration of this place.

Events and Projects

Celebrating the historical roots of higher education on Prince
Edward Island and its future.

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Alumni Speaker Series

Speakers from all eight faculties will tell their stories of how UPEI changed their lives.

"50 Years, 50 Voices"

50 video vignettes produced by Robertson Library staff, highlighting individual experiences and memories of UPEI.

Commemorative Magazine

A Fall/Winter 2019 edition highlighting the last 50 years and showcasing 50th Anniversary celebrations.

50th Anniversary Yearbook

The UPEI Student Union and UPEI will produce a special edition of the yearbook, looking back at classes from 1969 to today.

Reunion Weekend 2019

From July 24–27, UPEI will hold a variety of special and memorable receptions, ceremonies, and class milestone reunion gatherings.

Homecoming 2019

From September 25–28, Homecoming will include exciting events, including a marquee event to be announced later.

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Featured Events

Franklin Pigot Lectures

The Robertson Library presents lectures to celebrate the roots of higher education on Prince Edward Island and its future.

Reunion Weekend 2019

2019 is a very special year as UPEI celebrates it's 50th anniversary! We look forward to welcoming you from July 24–27!

Homecoming

Homecoming 2019 (September 25–28) will include exciting events, including a marquee event to be announced later.