Welcome to the Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) Portal

This portal aggregates a range of information, links and resources related to delivery of the BPharm to make it easily available to staff, students and contributors to the BPharm programme.

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COVID-19 Updates

Visit the government website for current COVID-19 level updates

Visit the University of Auckland COVID-19 official updates page for students

Official Information from the NZ Government

Official Information from the Ministry of Health (NZ)

Official Information from the University of Auckland


Instructional videos on PPE, handwashing, and hand sanitiser use, c/o ADHB

PPE Instructional Video from Auckland DHB on Vimeo.

Handwashing with soap from Auckland DHB on Vimeo.

Handwashing with sanitiser from Auckland DHB on Vimeo.

Programme Documents

BPharm Handbooks

Part 2 BPharm Handbook

Part 3 BPharm Handbook

Part 4 BPharm Handbook

BPharm Graduate Profile

Full BPharm Graduate Profile

BPharm Embedded Graduate Profile

Programme Information

School of Pharmacy Key Contacts

BPharm Survival Guide

Find out about Pharmacy as a varied career in health

View the video: Pharmacy as a career video

Find out about important roles of Pharmacists

View the video: How valuable pharmacists are in Aoteaora NZ

Programme Assessments

BPharm Assessment Guidelines

Standard Procedures in Exit Tests

Academic Misconduct

University of Auckland Student Academic Conduct Statute

BPharm Processes if Academic Misconduct (cheating/plagiarism) is suspected

University of Auckland Assessment Policy

Assessment of student work

Please note due to Covid-19 dates below could change if required by the Ministry of Health and our University of Auckland senior leadership team. We will provide updates to any changes to key dates via your University of Auckland Student Email. and via your Canvas course.

Part 2 Dates

Part II Key Dates 2021

  • Orientation Part 2 - Tues 23 - Thurs 25 February 8.45am-5.00pm - Orientation Programme Part 2 UPDATED 19.02.21
  • Māori Health Intensive Module - 12 - 15 July February * NOTE THIS IS DURING INTER-SEMESTER BREAK
  • Molecule to Market Module - Friday 23 July (Week 1 PHARMACY 213)

Part 3 Dates

Part III Key Dates 2021

Part 3 Orientation Programme 2021 - Friday 26 February 2021 - 9.45am-12.30pm

Part 4 Dates

Part IV Key Dates 2021

  • Orientation Part 4 and Research Skills Intensive Day 1 - Friday 26 February - 8.30am-5.30pm Orientation Programme Part 4 UPDATED 19.02.21

    Refer to PHARMACY 411 Canvas site for Urgent & Immediate Patient Care (UIPC) Interprofessional Learning Module dates in 2021

Placement Dates and General Information

Specific Placement Information

Health & Safety

General Resources (For all students & sites)

For Sites

FMHS Fitness to Practice Policy

BPharm Student Awards/Prizes

See list of available BPharm Awards/Prizes in 2021

UOA Scholarships Page

BPharm Student Awards/Prizes Past Winners

Required Textbook used throughout Part 2, 3 and 4 of the BPharm

Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 6th Edition
Editors: Cate Whittlesea Karen Hodson
Paperback ISBN: 9780702070112
eBook ISBN: 9780702070099
Imprint: Elsevier Published Date: 7th August 2018

Strongly Recommended Textbooks in Part 2; as reference in Part 3 and 4

Pharmacy Practice
Edition 6th
Edited by Jennie Watson and Louise Cogan
ISBN: 9780702074301

Aulton’s pharmaceutics: the design and manufacture of medicines
Author: Michael E. Aulton, Kevin Taylor (editors)
Edition: 5th (2018)
ISBN: 070207005X, 9780702070051

Martin’s physical pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences: physical chemical and biopharmaceutical principles in the pharmaceutical sciences
Author: Patrick J. Sinko (editor)
Edition: 7th (2017)
ISBN: 1451191456, 1496353447, 9781451191455, 9781496353443

Physicochemical principles of pharmacy: in manufacture, formulation and clinical use
Author: Alexander T. Florence, David Attwood
Edition: 6th (2016)
ISBN: 9780857111746

APSA (Auckland Pharmacy Students Association) Information

Email APSA: apsaexec@gmail.com

APSA Welcome Pack

Fresher's Camp 2021 Information 

Student Class Representatives 2021

Part II: Cindy Yim and Brendan Hua

Part III: Sianne West and Srikar Kasha

Part IV: Kishona Sathiyakumar and Phuong (Gwen) Luong

MAPAS Student Tutors 2021

Part IV: Svenja Meissner
Part III: Caitlyn Morrison
Part II: TBC

Coronavirus Updates

University of Auckland Coronavirus current information

Student Illness During Study

What to do if you are unable to attend University

What to do if you are unwell/have experienced misfortune and cannot attend Placement day(s)

BPharm Year Coordinators

Remember the BPharm Year 2, 3 and 4 Coordinators are here for you if you need any support in your study, pastoral support, if you are feeling stressed or unwell or if you would like an impartial support person outside of your course team to be a sounding board or support.

Bachelor of Pharmacy Year Coordinators detail for students and staff 2021

Part 2 Year Coordinator
– Angelene van der Westhuizen a.vanderwesthuizen@auckland.ac.nz
Part 3 Year Coordinator
– Sara Hanning s.hanning@auckland.ac.nz
Part 4 Year Coordinator
– Sachin Thakur s.thakur@auckland.ac.nz

University Health Support Teams and Systems

Student Health Counselling Support

University Health, Counselling and Wellbeing Support

Information for Aegrotat and Compassionate Consideration Applications

Tips for Aegrotat and Compassionate Consideration

How to pay for Aegrotat and Compassionate Consideration Applications Online

Support People Here To Help You

BPharm Student Support Advisor: Daniel Heke

Email Daniel Heke confidentially about any academic, social, emotional, time management, financial pressures or other anxiety or concerns affecting your study: d.heke@auckland.ac.nz or fmhssupport@auckland.ac.nz

Phone Daniel Heke on +64 9 923 7071

Wellbeing Programme Outline

Supporting Distressed Students

Student Recreation and Sport

Student Recreation Centre

In Case of Emergencies

BPharm Emergency Procedures for Staff and Students

UOA Emergency Procedures

UOA Emergency Video

Off-campus Emergency Help and Support


AUSA Advocacy

Campus Card


Health and Counselling

ITS Contact details

Key Contacts at University of Auckland

Library Support

Library & Learning Services

Philson Library Resources for Pharmacy Students

MYUNI Student Portal

Student Centre

Student Services Online (SSO)

University Campus Store

Find Answers to your Questions and Get Help through ASK Auckland

ASK Auckland

Contact Details for ASK Auckland

Pharmacy Reception Collection Times for Assignments/Feedback

Located at Grafton Campus, Building 505, Level 3, School of Pharmacy reception desk

  • Open Monday to Friday (most days unless noted at the reception desk due to clinical exams/staff training)
  • 10:00 am to 12:00pm

Contact the School of Pharmacy

Pharmacy School Contact Details

Email: enquiries@uoa.auckland.ac.nz

Assignment box (Located at Grafton, Building 505, Level 3, to the right of the Pharmacy Reception office window)

  • Assignments can be dropped off at any time into the Assignment box

To book a study room at Level 3 School of Pharmacy:

Pharmacy Room Booking Requests

University of Auckland study/learning resources, workshops and support people

English Language Development - Speaking Listening Reading & Writing in English

Time Management and Beating Procrastination

Study Skills


Library and Learning Workshops

Learning Advisory Workshops and Inclusive Learning Support

Readings to support you to learn effectively

Learning how to Learn in the BPharm

Pharmacy Council of New Zealand (PCNZ)

Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand (PSNZ)

Ministry of Health (MOH)

Māori Pharmacists Association (MPA)

Pacific Pharmacists' Association



New Zealand Hospital Pharmacists Association (NZHPA)

New Zealand Pharmacovigilance Centre (NZPhVC) - Centre for Adverse Reaction Monitoring (CARM)

Pharmacy Today

International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)

Commonwealth Pharmacists Association (CPA)

Uppsala Monitoring Centre (UMC) (World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for International Drug Monitoring)

World Health Organisation (WHO)

Centre for Addiction Research

Evolve Internship Information

Key Internship Dates

EVOLVE PSNZ Internship website and Key Contacts

Recent space activity

Space contributors