PDA Students

We understand that throughout your degree, you work hard to achieve your goals, with many of you preparing for exams and submitting coursework all alongside working in various pharmacy settings in the evenings and at weekends.

  • Keeping on track: A pharmacy students’ advice on how to stay focused during a pandemic

    Sun 24th January 2021 The PDA

    In our latest member voice article, Anjuli Bali, a third year MPharm Student at the University of Huddersfield shares her experience of struggling to study from home and how she overcame her obstacles. Anjuli also details how being a PDA Student Rep has helped her to find her voice and shares what support is available to fellow students. 

  • Welsh Pharmacy Awards 2020 Winners Revealed

    Thu 10th December 2020 The PDA

    The Welsh Pharmacy Awards took place virtually yesterday to pay tribute to a number of the sector’s notable trailblazers, and the positive impact they have forged for the benefit of their patients and peers. The PDA was delighted to once again sponsor the Student Leadership category of the awards. 

  • GPhC exam dates announced for 19/20 pre-reg cohort and resitters

    Mon 30th November 2020 The PDA

    The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) have announced two dates for the pre-reg exam in March 2021, which for the first time ever will be undertaken on-line. 

  • Scottish Pharmacy Awards 2020 Winners Revealed

    Thu 26th November 2020 The PDA

    The Scottish Pharmacy Awards took place virtually last night to pay tribute to a number of the sector’s notable trailblazers, and the positive impact they have forged for the benefit of their patients and peers. The PDA was delighted to once again sponsor the Student Leadership category of the awards. 

  • Student e-newsletter – November 2020

    Thu 5th November 2020 The PDA

    In this issue, we hear from students on how they have overcome obstacles while studying during a global pandemic. We also have some top tips for studying from home, highlight some recent student-related stories and share how you can become a PDA Student Rep. 

  • COVID-19 security for university students

    Wed 14th October 2020 The PDA

    PDA student members and reps have been sharing their challenges and experiences of the new university term as we all face a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

  • PDA sponsor student category of Scottish Pharmacy Awards 2020

    Tue 25th August 2020 The PDA

    The PDA is pleased to sponsor the Student Leadership Award for another year at the Scottish Pharmacy Awards in Glasgow on the 25th November 2020 and encourage all those eligible for this award to consider applying. 

  • How the coronavirus crisis has impacted on pharmacy students – part 5

    Wed 19th August 2020 The PDA

    In the latest instalment of our ‘coronavirus and its impact on pharmacy students’ series, we talk to Zahra Nawaz, a second-year student from the University of Wolverhampton. Here, Zahra shares her experience of studying during a global pandemic, life during lockdown and what she has learned since becoming a PDA Student Rep. 

  • Student e-newsletter – July 2020

    Thu 23rd July 2020 The PDA

    In this issue, we hear what it is like to be a student during a pandemic, we share some resources which may help you to look after your wellbeing, plus find out how you can become a PDA Student Rep.  

  • How the coronavirus crisis has impacted on pharmacy students – part 4

    Wed 15th July 2020 The PDA

    In the latest instalment of our ‘coronavirus and its impact on pharmacy students’ series, we talk to Mona Badawy, who at the point of writing this article, was a final year MPharm student at Robert Gordon University. After being a PDA Student Rep for four years, Mona is now a PDA Pre-Reg Rep and shares her journey with us.  

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