The Alberta Pharmacy Students’ Association (APSA) is a registered student group with the University of Alberta Students’ Union and represents the voice of pharmacy students in the province of Alberta. Membership in the organization is voluntary for Alberta pharmacy students, but highly encouraged. We provide numerous services to students, such as:

  • Social events
  • Locker sales
  • Yearbooks
  • Orientation
  • Bulk textbook orders
  • And much more!

For a detailed summary of the services we provide to pharmacy students and the benefits of membership, please visit our Student Services page.

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January 18, 2018: Welcome Back!

On behalf of APSA, welcome back to the new school semester! We hope you had a great and restful Winter Holiday. This semester will bring new knowledge and advancement in everyone’s journey towards becoming a pharmacist, and I sincerely wish that this new semester brings forth new success for you. The annual PDW 2018 in Edmonton from January 10th to the 13th was a great success and we sincerely thank everyone’s participation and PDW Committee’s efforts.

If you have any questions or concerns about the website, please feel free to contact me – Frank Huang – at fhuang1@ualberta.ca.


APSA coordinates bulk textbook sales, membership cards, and locker sales every year (and bulk textbook sales twice a year). Check out the class announcements near the beginning of school for more information.Learn More
The SAN connects students who have completed their Experiential Education Placements with those who have not and facilitates an exchange of information about accommodations, transportation etc. Fancy way of saying your peers are here to offer support as you get ready to head out to your rotations. Learn More
Each year, APSA hands out many awards to recognize student excellence and achievement. Learn More
Pharmacy offers a subset of clubs open only to pharmacy students. Come try them out, or create your own club!Learn More
APSA is committed to promoting a healthy community. One major way that we do this is by providing community education and health promotion for a variety of community groups across Edmonton.Learn More
APSA forms intramural teams for men’s, women’s and co-ed sports. Some of the sports include ice hockey, ball hockey, dodgeball, volleyball, basketball, and soccer.Learn More
Looking for a job? Look no further! We maintain a listing of job postings that are forwarded to us from employers on our Job Postings page.Learn More
The APSA lounge is a space open to all pharmacy students in the Medical Sciences Building. Students may use this space to relax, study, play games, and so on!Learn More
The Pharmacy Quarterly (PQ) is APSA’s student magazine. It includes updates from APSA, RxA, CSHP, and the Students’ Union; photos from pharmacy events; and of course many fun and serious articles from students.Learn More