University of the Philippines Pharmaceutical Association (UPPhA )
The University of the Philippines Pharmaceutical Association (UPPhA) is the Alpha Chapter of the Federation of the Junior Chapters of the Philippine Pharmacists’ Association (FJCPPhA). The Executive Committee and Batch Representatives, recognized as the UPPhA Student Council, is the governing body of the UPPhA that shall preserve and promote the general welfare of the students of the UP College of Pharmacy (UPCP).
The White Coat Ceremony
The White Coat Ceremony is an annual event that formally recognizes the students’ role in promoting greater health outcomes in their patients and serves as the student’s promise of
upholding the pharmacy profession.
Pharmalympics is a sports and wellness event organized and hosted by the UPPhA Student Council that aims to promote camaraderie and sportsmanship between the different batches of the UP College of Pharmacy. The sports and games that are often included are basketball, volleyball, tug of war, etc.
Pharmalengke is a bazaar event organized by the UPPhA Student Council that aims to provide an avenue for the students to generate money for their respective batches.
Bulagaan is an annual socio-cultural event of the college that aims to showcase the different talents and skills of the students and the faculty. This also includes a friendly competition between the batches as different performances and activities are executed.
The UPCP College Freshman Orientation
The UPCP College Freshman Orientation is an annual orientation held to welcome the incoming freshmen of the College of Pharmacy. This is an initiative organized by the joint cooperation of the UPPhA Student Council and the college faculty.