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Students enjoy their club/circle activities and school events to the full, while studying pharmacy aiming toward their future goals. Another great pleasure on the campus is meeting lifetime friends, with whom youths can inspire each other.
Students at Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences actively participate in studies and afterschool activities, thereby leading a fulfilling life.

April Entrance ceremony

  • Exchange and induction training for freshmen
  • Regular health checkup
    First-semester classes start.
May May Festival

Anniversary of Foundation (May 9)

The Light Music Club and other clubs relax and entertain freshmen with songs, games, quiz contest, etc.


Ball game tournament

July First-semester regular examination
August Summer holidays
  • APS-Kansai tournament
  • APS-Japan tournament
September Second-semester classes start

November OUPS Festival

This is the largest event in Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences. More than 80 stalls are established in the flea market, which draws large numbers of visitors. Many other events for watching and participation are planned and held.

December Winter holidays
January Second-semester regular examination

Graduates announced

March Diploma ceremony

Promotees announced
National Examination for Pharmacists

Club activities

Student life becomes more vivid with exciting club activity time

Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences has 25 certified club organizations : 17 under the Physical Activity Bureau, and 8 under the Cultural Activity Bureau. Nearly 60% of all students belong to these clubs. Despite their busy program of classes and exercises, club members participate in activities toward games and stage performances. You can not only learn how to spend your time meaningfully, combining study with club activities, but also make lifetime friends developing a broader perspective through ties across school years.

Clubs certified by the Physical Activity Bureau
  • Alpine Sports
  • Archery
  • KENDO Fencing
  • Regulation Tennis
  • Regulation Baseball
  • Soccer
  • Judo
  • Softball Tennis
  • Danice
  • Table Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Badminton
  • Volleyball
  • Handball
  • Field-Walkers
  • Rugby
  • Track and Field
Clubs certified by the Cultural Activity Bureau
  • English Speaking Society
  • Research of KAMPO [Chinese] Medicine
  • Light Music
  • Chorus
  • Tea Ceremony
  • Fine Arts
  • Folk Song
  • Travel and Photography

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