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 2025! 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 Saturday, September 4 2021, 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, across the UBC campus!

How much does GPA cost?

  • Early Bird Price: $25 $20
  • Regular Price: $35 $25

How do I pay?

Click here to be directed to Registration

What’s included?

Your tickets include a goodie bag containing a multitude of goodies to get you ready for pharm school, an unforgettable day filled with many long-lasting memories, and FOOD!

What will the day look like?

Click here to be directed to the Basic Itinerary

When will I be notified about my group leader?

All participants will receive an email with their group members’ names and their group leader’s information by September 1, 2021. Get ready and look forward to getting a message from your group leader prior the event and meet your peers!

Who should I contact if I cannot attend GPA anymore?

Please contact us at with your full name, student number, and an explanation of your absence before September 1, 2021.

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

Unfortunately, after submitting your registration, there will be no refunds issued by the GPA 2021 committee. We apologize for the inconvenience.