Council of Pharmacy Schools Australia and New Zealand

Educating Future Pharmacists


Pharmacy Schools Australia and New Zealand

Educating Future Pharmacists

Welcome to the Council of Pharmacy Schools Australia and New Zealand

The Council of Pharmacy Schools: Australia and New Zealand advances and promotes pharmacy education and research by connecting students seeking quality education in pharmacy with pharmacy schools across Australia and New Zealand.

Our Purpose

We aim to advance and promote pharmacy education and research, the discipline of pharmacy, and the pharmacy profession.

Our members include leading universities across Australia and New Zealand that provide high-quality education to students from Australia, New Zealand, and the World.

We exist to connect students searching to complete a quality pharmacy degree and can help to facilitate connections with the right university for your needs. If you are looking to study pharmacy in Australia or New Zealand we encourage you to contact us now.

The Objects of the Association are to:

  • Advance and promote pharmacy education and research
  • Advance and promote the discipline of pharmacy and the pharmacy profession
  • Foster collective responses to issues of mutual interest to Members
  • Provide representation on behalf of the Members
  • Provide a focal point for collective access to the Members by other agencies
  • Provide a collegial forum for exchange of ideas and benchmarking among Members
  • Other related activities as agreed by the Members from time to time

Latest News

LIPPE Network

LIPPE Network Launch

Under the leadership of Indigenous peoples across Australia and New Zealand, the Australian Pharmacy Council (APC) and the Council of Pharmacy Schools Australia and New Zealand (CPS) are proud to announce the launch of the Leaders in Indigenous Pharmacy Profession Education (LIPPE) Network. The network is dedicated to transforming the pharmacist ...
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Preparing pharmacy graduates

Council Executives Debra Rowett, Andrew McLachlan AM and Mark Naunton have contributed to an editorial in the Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research - the official journal of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA). The article considers the scale of the challenge facing schools of pharmacy today, and ...
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Executive Team

Following the 2020 AGM on 19 November, CPS has elected Prof Debra Rowett (UniSA) as President, Prof Andrew McLachlan AM (UniSyd) as Vice President and Prof Mark Naunton (UniCanberra) as Treasurer for the next triennium. Heartfelt congratulations and thanks go to outgoing President, Prof Peter J. Little AM (UQ). Prof ...
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