Studying at the faculty

Integrated and interdisciplinary health sciences learning centre

The Faculty of Pharmacy is housed in the Ferdinand-Vandry Building, a vast integrated health sciences learning complex (CIFSS). Our cutting-edge facilities provide students with a comprehensive and superior education. As home to the faculties of Pharmacy, Medicine, and Nursing, the CIFSS also champions interdisciplinarity.

Studying at the faculty

At the UL Faculty of Pharmacy, you’ll study in a stimulating learning environment with professors who are engaged with their students. You’ll use the latest equipment and enjoy a range of other benefits to help you succeed. Hear what students in the undergraduate pharmacy degree program have to say!



The Ferdinand-Vandry Building has six amphitheatres with high-brightness projection capability and seating for 200 or more students. Mobile videoconferencing is available in the amphitheatres and in all the other rooms in the building.

Exocytose student café

Exocytose is an inviting space where students from a variety of disciplines can share ideas over great food and drinks at reasonable prices.

Learning Resource Centre (CRA)

The Learning Resource Centre (CRA) is a facility where students and professors in the faculties of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Nursing can find teaching materials, audiovisual and IT equipment, and a dedicated reading space.


  • IT and multimedia equipment loans
  • Virtual learning
  • Workspaces
  • Online document viewing
  • Laser printer

Laptop lending policy

  • The maximum loan period is 48 hours except on Friday afternoons, when loans are from 3:30 p.m. to 8 a.m. Monday morning. Longer loans are possible upon presentation of a letter signed by someone in authority (program director, course professor, etc.).
  • Laptops are loaned to students for academic use only.
  • They must be returned on the date and time specified, per the terms of the agreement. Late fees of $2 per device per day apply.
  • Only the borrower can sign for loaned equipment. No one else can sign on their behalf. The borrower’s student ID card will be held while the laptop is out on loan.

Computer laboratory

To ensure students have the right tools, the faculty makes a computer laboratory (Room 2625) available for their use. All equipment in the lab is provided through the Pharmacy Student Investment Fund (FIEP).