Canadian pharmacy students and interns unified for excellence, advocacy and academics in pharmacy.

Membership Benefits

What does CAPSI do for you?

CAPSI provides a strong voice for pharmacy students in issues that concern both students and the profession as a whole. In addition, CAPSI:

  • Provides opportunities for professional advancement through innovative educational programs
  • Promotes the unification of pharmacy students both nationally and internationally
  • Promotes peer interaction and exchange of ideas through conferences and symposia
  •  NEW! Scotia Professional Student Plan, a customized banking program available to CAPSI members
  • 20% discount on Agro iMCQ for students preparing for the PEBCs (contact local representatives for information on how to obtain the discount)
  • NEW! Canadian Pharmacist Association (CPhA) Membership for CAPSI members
  • Price discounts on textbooks and CAPSI events

Contact your local CAPSI representatives for further information.

Each of the 10 Canadian pharmacy schools have their own local CAPSI council which organize local events for their members such as:

  • Symposia
  • Educational Seminars
  • CAPSI Competitions
  • Various Social Activities
  • Pharmacist Awareness Month events
  • Textbook Sales
  • Fundraising Events
  • Mock OSCEs

Become involved in your local CAPSI council – ask your school’s Junior or Senior CAPSI Representatives for more details!

  • Professional Development Week (PDW). Attend our 4-day national student conference, hosted by a different Faculty of Pharmacy each year.
  • Attend our Annual General Meeting and have your voice heard (Annual General Meeting runs concurrent with PDW).
  • Express your thoughts and concerns to over 3,000 student colleagues through letter and article submissions to the CAPSIL.
  • Be a member of the National Executive Council (Talk to your local CAPSI Representatives, or a member of the current Executive Council, for election details).
  • Become involved with student exchange programs and World Congress through the International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF)

Membership Options

CAPSI encourages non-student membership within the organization. Our members of today are the pharmacists of tomorrow. Therefore we encourage involvement of those already active in various aspects of the profession. We also encourage the active involvement of our student counterparts from other countries through the associate student membership.

Associate Student Member

Associate Student Member

Any undergraduate student of a foreign school of pharmacy or registered pharmacy intern in a foreign country.

Pharmacist Member

Pharmacist Member

Any individual registered as a pharmacist with their provincial licensing body.

Supporting Member

Supporting Member

Any individual having an interest in the association’s activities and initiatives, but does not qualify for the general student, associate student, or pharmacist membership.

Corporate member

Corporate member

CAPSI also offers corporate memberships through our CAPSI Club, with recently enhanced membership benefits.For information about a CAPSI Club membership, or any other membership class, contact our VP of Communications.