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Why apply for a split pre-registration training programme

Applications for pre-registration training 2019-2020 are now open, with a staggering amount of places to choose from, Tom talks about his experience this past year on a split pre-registration programme and why he highly recommends it. 

Challenges of Pharmacy in Malaysia

Studying abroad on a summer programme offers a fantastic opportunity, Shiva visited Malaysia to find out more about pharmacy and public health.

If at first you don't succeed…come back stronger

Speaking in front of around 100 students is an incredibly daunting but rewarding experience.. Read how Jess's experience of running in the elections made her come back to conference stronger each year.

Annual Conference - your gateway to the world of pharmacy.

Read here how attending annual conference helped Sally to appreciate just how much you can actually do with an MPharm degree!

The social side of Annual Conference.

The social side of Annual Conference is not to be underestimated and overlooked, read here about a first-time conference goers experience!  

A Pharmacy Student's Perspective on Digital Health

In the age of information, digital technology impacts all of our lives and is one of the most important tools a modern day society requires to operate efficiently. Arguably, in healthcare we see this need for technology the most where it is more than something that merely reduces human effort, but something that can help improve the quality of life and even save lives.

Bacteriophage therapy: is there a growing need for it?

 Bacteriophage therapy is where lytic bacteriophages are used to treat a narrow range of pathogenic bacterial infections.  The goal is to one day replace antibiotic treatment with bacteriophage therapy.

From camp counsellor to associate of the GPhC

You don't need pharmacy experience to ace an interview.  In this article Alastair, a pre-reg pharmacist and our VP,  explains how he landed a summer experience at Camp America!

Learning on the job – a community pharmacy placement

Thinking about applying for a community pharmacy placement?  Here Anmol, a third-year pharmacy student, takes a look back at the summer when he worked as a Dispenser for 10 weeks.

How to do an amazing job of selling You.inc

Studying and getting good grades is only half of what your MPharm should be about. You have to have fun, of course, but it’s also vitally important to get some experience in the world of work.  Read our Presidents' top tips on how to apply for placements to give yourself an insight into what roles you like.

A pre-reg place in mental health

Interested in a career in mental health?  Read Bryony's insight into her mental health experience, including exploring some of the preconceptions surrounding this area of healthcare.

CPPE Mental health: support for people living with mental health conditions

If you're interested in a career in mental health, or just want to become more informed on the subject, then read on for more information on the CPPE. Their mental health programme and campaign, aims to raise the profile of mental health conditions and to explore how pharmacy professionals can improve their support for people living with mental health conditions.

5 study tips I wish I had known as a fresher!

Starting university is a big life change, and despite the main purpose of it all is to study, it can become less of a priority when there are so many other things going on, read top 5 study tips written by Holly Hardstone, a third-year student at Bath

Top tips for first year pharmacy students.

Starting university can be daunting and starting a Pharmacy degree even more so. New people, a new subject and potentially a whole new city and life, can all seem overwhelming. Luckily, there are plenty of things you can do to make your first year easier…

New Beginnings, New Adventures.

Many people only have one New Year’s resolution every year, on the 1st of January. But we students have both the 1st of January and also the first day back at university to start afresh and set new goals- read Noors advice on how to make an adventure out of new beginnings. 

Top 10 things to do outside your pre-reg training.

Pre-registration training will take up most of any trainees time pre-reg Ana gives advice on things you can do outside pre-reg in order to meet new people, develop yourself and enjoy this year fully.

3, 2, 1… INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE!

After reading this, I hope you will have learned a little bit more about what the European Pharmaceutical Students’ Association (EPSA) is, the amazing opportunities on offer to you as students and created a little bit of excitement about what your plans might be for the coming year.

Hints and Tips for Pre-reg interviews

As a fresh-faced young pre-reg, I can remember only too well preparing for interviews last year. Here are a few tips and things to look at in preparation. You don’t have to go overboard learning everything back to front, but a good general overview will really help. This is just a guide based off my interview experiences, both for pre-reg and otherwise, with a view to what you might encounter with the new recruitment system.

How To Ace Your Placement Interview

Securing those summer placements has to be one of the scariest struggles every pharmacy student finds themselves in, but with correct preparation for your application and interview, they are so easy to obtain.

How To Prepare For A Pharmacy Interview

With the recent change in hospital pre-registration placements, it has never been more important to get your interview preparation right to secure your preferred destination.
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