About Us

Esse Quam Videri  (“To be, rather than to seem”)

Our MISSION

The mission of Lambda Kappa Sigma is to promote the profession of pharmacy among women and advance women within the profession by developing its members as individuals and leaders through the support of fellow members while encouraging a high standard of professional ethics and scholarship.


About ALPHA-LAMBDA CHAPTER at the University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is home to the Alpha Lambda chapter, established on April 28th, 1956. Alpha Lambda was the first international chapter of LKS and the first LKS chapter to be established in Canada.

Alpha Lambda is a co-ed professional pharmacy fraternity that is open to all undergraduate pharmacy students. We work hard in building a strong support network for members while promoting advancement and leadership of individuals in the profession. In addition to our many social events, we also have study resources, scholarships and bursaries available to our membership.


Goals of the ALPHA-LAMBDA CHAPTER, UBC

  1. To provide opportunities for both men and women in pharmacy to develop as leaders in the profession
  2. Continue with Fundraising
  3. Promote Social Events
  4. Community Outreach / Volunteering
  5. Promote LKS within the Faculty
  6. Professional Development
  7. Maintain a Strong Relationship with the Faculty
  8. Become an active member of the LKS International Community
  9. Academic Development

About Lambda Kappa Sigma

Lambda Kappa Sigma (LKS) is an international, professional pharmacy fraternity open to undergraduate and graduate pharmacy students and practicing pharmacists. Since its establishment in 1913, LKS has grown to more than 22,000 members, with 44 campus chapters and 36 alumni groups chartered internationally.

Lambda Kappa Sigma members are the future of the pharmacy profession. Therefore, the Fraternity is dedicated to developing the intellectual, leadership, and professional skills needed to maximize their potential and strive for their personal best. LKS promotes professional growth LKS educational programs enhance professional development in the field of pharmacy, with an emphasis placed on Women’s Health Issues.

To learn more information about LKS, visit the official website at http://www.lks.org.