The National Australian Pharmacy Students' Association (NAPSA) represents the interests of approximately 3500 members whom are undergraduate and postgraduate students studying at eighteen universities across Australia. NAPSA is run by students for students, and strives to provide many opportunities for its members, like networking and social events. NAPSA also strives to be the voice of the pharmacy students of Australia in the pharmaceutical industry.
Through your membership you are invited to the annual NAPSA Congress the premier event on the pharmacy student calendar that is a week full of education, networking and social events. The annual NAPSA Congress is a truly phenomenal week that is loved and sought after by many students. There are countless opportunities to get involved both on the national and local level.
One of NAPSA's goals is to spread pharmacy and health awareness, because of this it plays host to a number of events each year. Among these are the Charity Cup held throughout April and May, where branches compete in raising funds for a selected charity; Health Students Blood Challenge held from September to mid-October, where branches compete in donating blood to Red Cross; and Pharmacy Awareness Month, where each branch is allocated a month to raise community awareness of general health and pharmacy topics.
Becoming a NAPSA member is an exceptional supplement to your studies; membership will provide you with skills that will allow you to excel through your career, and you will be given numerous opportunities to make lifelong friendships and connections along the way.