For Incoming Students

So, what is GPA?

GPA (Great Pharmacy Adventure) is a student-run welcoming event just for you, the UBC Pharmacy Class of 2023! GPA features a full-day of creative team-building activities and exciting adventures. You can 100% expect to make some memories that you will never forget. On Sunday, September 1st 2019, all first-year students will be welcomed to form small teams with a senior pharmacy student that will lead them through a journey of tasks and obstacles, seeking to complete the Great Pharmacy Adventure, all around UBC Vancouver’s beautiful campus.

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How much does GPA cost?

Early Bird Price: $35 from July 1 to July 21
Regular Price: $41 from July 22 to July 31

Click here to be directed to Registration.

How do I pay?

Click here to be directed to Registration.

What’s included?

Your tickets include 2 meals along with snacks and refreshments, a snazzy GPA T-shirt, a personalized pharmacy swag-bag, and an awesome campus-wide amazing race with fantastic prizes and guaranteed fun times!

What will the day look like?

Click here to be directed to Basic Itinerary.

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When will I be notified about my group leader?

All participants will receive an email with their group members’ names and their groups leader’s information by September 1, 2019. Get ready and look forward to getting a message from your group leader prior the event and meet your peers!

I have a religious commitment on Sundays. Can I attend the afternoon portion only?

Of course! We are willing to accommodate anyone who is unable to attend the full event, but would still like to participate partially. Please email us at gpa.exec@ubcphus.org regarding what times you are able to join us, and indicate this request in your registration so we can best assist you!

Who should I contact if I cannot attend GPA anymore?

Please contact us at gpa.exec@ubcphus.org with your full name, student number, and an explanation of your absence before the day of the event.

If I change my mind, can I get a refund?

Unfortunately, after submitting your registration, there will be no refunds issued by the 2019 GPA committee. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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