New students guide

Welcome to the School of Pharmacy!

Congratulations on gaining entry to the Bachelor of Pharmacy program at UQ.

We wish you all the best with your studies and look forward to working with you all over the next four years. 

While starting university is very exciting, there are some important tasks we need you to complete so that your pharmacy placements will run smoothly.

Please carefully read the post-admission information below and if you have any questions contact the School of Pharmacy reception.

Post-admission requirements

  • All students in the Bachelor of Pharmacy must hold a Blue Card. Please return completed forms to School of Pharmacy reception by Week 3.
  • Pharmacy students are also required to meet all vaccination requirements. Please complete the Student Immunisation Record and return to School of Pharmacy reception by Week 3.
  • Before you undertake placements, you must also meet all Queensland Health requirements.

Other resources

Student Leader program

The School of Pharmacy recognises that being the new kid on the block can be a daunting experience for new students, which is why we've designed a Student Leader program, led by pharmacy students for pharmacy students. 

Leaders reach out to all new students and help you to settle in to your new program.

To be put in touch with a leader complete this form and email it to