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UTS student named PSA Pharmacy Student of the Year

7 July 2017

Jessica Joseph with NSW Pharmaceutical Society Association President Professor Peter CarrollUTS student Jessica Joseph has been named the NSW Pharmacy Student of the Year (PSOTY) at the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s annual event [opens an external link]. 

Jessica is in her second year of the UTS Master of Pharmacy. The award recognises and celebrates her outstanding pharmaceutical skills and her commitment to the pharmacy profession.

"I couldn't believe I won, I was thrilled," she said. 

"Thank you to my teachers and mentors, John Bell and Lichin Lim, for all their help and support throughout the competition. The teachers at the Graduate School of Health are so dedicated and the student environment is incredibly helpful, supportive and friendly."

Jessica will now compete for the national title at the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s flagship national conference PSA17 at the end of July [opens an external link], against Pharmacy students from across the country to demonstrate her pharmacy knowledge and counselling techniques.

The national conference is an exciting opportunity for Jessica and her peers to showcase their pharmaceutical abilities and receive invaluable feedback from leaders of the profession.

Congratulations to Jessica on her outstanding achievement, and all the best at PSA17!

L-R:  JP Boparai (Mylan) Jessica Joseph (UTS Student and NSW PSA PSOTY winner), Jeyda Shiaxiates (API) John Bell (NSW Branch Committee Member and MC for the proceedings) and Gary McCaw (Mylan).

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