Student experience

This page provides helpful information about bursaries, MPharm applications and anything else you may need to know when on your journey to becoming a trainee pharmacist.

Being a pharmacy student can be as equally exciting as it is daunting. Pharmacist Support is here to support you with your student life and answer some of the key questions you might have.

There is a lot of information you need to know when you’re a pharmacy student. We have put together key information, guidance and tips on what to expect from your MPharm degree and life at university.

We are constantly developing and updating our website with new resources and information. Please do come back and check in with us whenever you or your peers need support with your student experience to see what’s new!

Student experience pages

Student experience pages

University Life

Starting university is usually one of the best times of your life and a positive experience for most students. On this page we go into detail about what to expect from university and your MPharm degree, and how to tackle some problems you might encounter.

Student experience pages

Summer placements

Summer placements  Most summer placements are advertised very early in the year and priority is often given to third year students. Do not get too disheartened if you do not get a placement within a pharmaceutical environment. Any work experience you gain during your studies will enhance your CV and give you valuable life skills. It…

Student experience pages

National Student bursary scheme

Our National Bursary scheme, helping final year students experiencing financial difficulty due to an ongoing adversity.

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