What is included in my ticket?

You can decide what you want from your ticket. If you have somewhere to stay you can choose a different package and save money. If you require accommodation you should choose Package 1 which includes absolutely everything for the whole week. Have a look at our Registration section, it should tell you all you need to know.

Does my ticket include travel cost to Nottingham?

No. It is up to you to arrange your travel to Annual Conference. We would advise you to book tickets in advance and to use a railcard/coachcard where possible to lower the cost. Visit the section “Getting to Nottingham” for more information. And why not have a look at our Facebook Page to find people around you to travel with!

What is the dress code for the week?

You can wear whatever you feel comfortable during the day event. On BPSA Day, everyone will need to wear the Annual Conference T-shirt which will be provided when you arrive. We have fancy dress themes for every night, which we will inform you about at a later stage. You will also need formal clothes for the Awards night and the BPSA Ball!

Where is Nottingham and how to get there?

Nottingham is a city in central England’s Midlands region and is about 2.5 hours drive north of London. Nottingham is easily accessible by trains, coaches or cars. Visit the section “Getting to Nottingham” for more information.

Is alcohol permitted during the week?

Yes. At Annual Conference we work hard and also play hard! We have social events every evening so anyone can have a drink and socialise. However, bear in mind that we need to be ready for 9AM everyday so drink responsibly.

I don’t drink alcohol, will I be able to enjoy social events?

Yes! We always have something for everyone to enjoy and it is not about alcohol. Many of us do not drink and we can still have a great time together. At Annual Conference we respect everyone’s needs so you will not feel left out!

What will we do during the week?

The week is packed full with events! Debating, hearing from professionals, learning something new, team-working, networking, making new friends, having fun, to name but a few. Have a look at our Day Events, BPSA Day and Social Events sections to get all the details.

Will I be able to get hold of lots of tea and coffee?

Yes! We all need tea and coffee to keep it going. We have numerous of coffee shops and vending machines available for purchase around campus to serve each and everyone’s need.

What about Revision?

We understand that Annual Conference dates fall within the revision period. We all know how important revision is, but having a break is really important too! The week will be jam-packed with learning opportunities, where you will discover so much more about pharmacy than you could in a week of revision. Make Annual Conference your week off, so you can jump back into your studies re-energised, inspired and ready to do more!

Do I have to book my own accommodation to stay during the week?

Package 1 includes accommodation and breakfast everyday for the entire week! We will stay at the beautiful student halls on campus. If you have your own accommodation during the week, you might want to opt for a different package instead.

How do I register for the Annual Conference?

Visit the section “Registration” to follow the instructions.

Can I attend the event if I’m not a BPSA member?

Please contact us before purchasing your ticket as it will be dealt on a case by case basis. However, you are more than welcome to attend the BPSA day! Have a look at the BPSA Day section to get more information.

Can I get a certificate of attendance?


Can I get a refund if I cannot make it to the conference anymore after purchase?

No. All tickets are non-refundable.

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Contact the Annual Conference Organisers Hieu Huynh and Chloe Lim at our email conference@bpsa.co.uk. We are more than happy to answer all your queries and to ensure your experience at Annual Conference is as smooth as possible.

For all Sponsorship queries, please contact:
Sean Brannen
Public Relations Officer

For all other queries regarding Annual Conference, please contact:
Hieu Huynh & Chloe Lim
Annual Conference Organisers

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