The 9-11 March 2018 you are warmly welcome to the Pharmaceutical Student Union's annual high school weekend. The High school weekend is a collaboration between the Faculty of Pharmacy at Uppsala University and the Pharmaceutical Student Union and is addressed to all Swedish high school students in grades 3 with scientific orientation.
Over the weekend, you get a chance to meet our students at the different- pharmaceutical programmes. You may listen to our successful researchers and teachers and meet professionals pharmacists from pharmacies, the pharmaceutical industry and the University. This weekend's purpose is that you as a high school student should be informed about life as a pharmaceutical student in Uppsala and be inspired by the future work opportunities .
The entire event is free to attend, we offer accommodation in Uppsala, all meals and offers compensation for your travel to Uppsala. In order to participate in the high school weekend you need to be over 18 years old before the weekend starts (9 March 2018).


Registration for the high school weekend 2018 opens the 27 January at 00.00 and closes the 31 January at 23:59. Keep in mind that the spots are taken really fast so don't wait with submitting your application! A link to the registration can be found at the top of the page.

Welcome to an inspiring weekend in Uppsala!

The high school weekend committee

Hi! The high school weekend committee consist of six people that are going to do their best to make sure that the high school weekend of 2018 is the best. We believe it will be a weekend to remember and hope you will be inspired by the life as a pharmaceutical student in Uppsala. If you have any questions you can reach us at gymnasiehelgen@farmis.uu.se. Welcome!

Malin Björk

Project manager

Hello there! My name is Malin and I am currently at my fourth semester as a Master's level Pharmacy student. I am the project manager for the high school weekend 2018 so do you have any questions about the weekend, just e-mail! Hope to see you in March!

Your spirit animal?
A pink-spotted dalmatian
What makes you laugh?
I have incredibly bad humor, so I laugh at most things.
Favorite Harry Potter character?
The whomping willow.

Agnes Lindberg

Responsible for transport

Hi! My name is Agnes and I am also at my fourth semester as a Master's level Pharmacy student. I am the transport manager this year, which means that I am the one you will have contact with in terms of travel. If you have any concerns or questions, don't hesitate to contact me!
Your spirit animal?

Killer whale, because it is such an awesome animal.

What makes you laugh?

A lot of things, but funny videos of cats usually does the trick.

Favorite Harry Potter character?
Snape, of course.

Elin Eriksson

Responsible for accommodation

Hello Hello! My name is Elin and I'm at my second semester at the Bachelor's level Pharmacy programme. I am the one who will be responsible for your accommodation during your weekend in Uppsala, so if you have any questions regarding this, please contact me. Of course, I'll also be hanging out a lot with you during your stay here!

Your spirit animal?
My spirit animal is an ant. I am rather small and I am hard-working and thrives best in group. In addition, I practice weightlifting and is therefore entitled to be strong for my size.

What makes you laugh?
Funny people and awkward situations makes me laugh.

Favorite Harry Potter character?
Definitely, Hermione! She has been my favorite ever since I was a kid and saw Harry Potter for the first time. During primary school it was my biggest desire to be like her, which can be interpreted as both good and bad...

Minna Zakrisson

Responsible for food

Hi there! I am Minna Zakrisson and I'm at my second semester at the Master's level Pharmacy programme. During the high school weekend I will be responsible for all food. Thus, you should consult with me regarding all food related issues. Do not hesitate to contact us!

Your spirit animal?
My spirit animal is the mermaid. I know that mermaids are neither an animal nor really exist, but I still feel that I'm a bit of a mermaid.

What makes you laugh?
My little sister!

Favorite Harry Potter character?
Minerva Mcgonagall, she is super cool!

Ernst Andersson

Student Liasion Officer fall semester 2017

Ship ahoy! My name is Ernst, I have during the fall semester 2017 worked full time as the Student Liasion Officer and during 2018 will I sit as President of the Student Union. I'm a little handyman in the high school weekend committee and can answer your questions about the Union and the University.

Your spirit animal?
I would have to say red deer.

What makes you laugh?
Really dry Gothenburg humor.

Favorite Harry Potter character?
Bellatrix Lestrange.

Mathilda Kahlqvist

Student Liasion Officer spring semester 2018

Howdy! I am Mathilda and I work as the Union's Student Liasion Officer during the spring semester. Just like Ernst, I am a little handyman and can (hopefully) answer all your questions about the Union and the University. I also know a lot of things about cats, Star Wars and knitting, so feel free to ask me about that too.

Your spirit animal?
I'm clearly a lion into the soul.

What makes you laugh?
Memes. A personal favorite is the Socially Awkward Penguin.

Favorite Harry Potter character?
Luna Lovegood, ”you’re just as sane as I am”.