ucl biopharma society

Innovation. Career. Industry


Spreading the latest advances in biopharma and related sectors through informative and engaging events.Spreading the latest advances in biopharma and related sectors through informative and engaging events.


Maximising career success and fufilment by supporting members in building their knowledge and employability through careers events.


Connecting students to the heart of the biopharma industry through extensive networking opportunities with leading professionals and academics.

About us

We are a group of highly driven students who are passionate about the biomedical innovation and enterprise. Read our president’s statement and learn about the perks of being a member!


What we do

Every year, our team plans a suite of events to cater to the professional development of our members. Below are some examples of the events we have to offer:


High profile academics and professionals are regularly invited to share their work and experience in the latest advances in the health sector. A variety of topics have been covered, including: Biotech, Pharma, Consulting, Enterprise and Policy. Our guests are experts in their field with impressive careers and achievements.


The next edition of our conference will take place in 2019 and will focus on a hot topic combining the Bio-Industry, Global Health and Medical innovation! This will be our flagship event, open to all students around London. Watch this space for updates!


We organise a range of career events to support our members to become well rounded graduates with maximised professional potential. Events include careers fair, networking sessions and CV clinics. Keep in touch to learn about exiting opportunities !

AY 18/19 Conference

The theme for this year’s conference is aging and the extension of life. Learn more about what you can expect from this year’s conference!

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Upcoming events

We offer a wide variety of events. Lectures by guest speakers, CV clinics, and mock interview workshops are amongst the range that we have to offer. Find out what’s coming up next!


AY18/19 Committee

The people leading the society for the academic year of 2018/19.

Yanwen Chong


A 3rd Year MPharm student with a passion for free food (especially chocolates). Here to help you engage and explore the world of bio-pharmaceutical technology!

Jun Jie Ong


I’m a 2nd year MPharm student who realised that  he would never be a violin virtuoso, and decided to explore the world of pharmaceutics instead.

David Chew


I’m a 3rd year MPharm student who enjoys cooking and playing all forms of games. Will be working to make sure that members find their own path in the industry.

Ling Ling Tan


Ling is currently in her third year of Pharmacy school in UCL, she enjoys exploring London as well as travelling whenever she has time.

Blanca Sanz-Magallon

Conference director

I’m currently a 3rd year Medicine MBBS student, and very passionate about translating the latest research advancements into possible therapies.

Sebastian Herdman

Careers director

Hello, I’m Sebastian and I am currently a 3rd year Pharmacy student. I hope to enter into the fields of pharmacoeconomics and consumer health products, working in as many different countries as possible

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