Membership in the Ontario Physiotherapy Association (OPA) is FREE for physiotherapy and physiotherapist assistant students studying in Ontario. Join the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) and as an Ontario student (see eligibility) you automatically become a member of OPA. You also receive free membership in CPA’s 14 Divisions.

As a student member you have access to a wide range of resources and services to help you begin your career. As an OPA member you will also learn about the Ontario health care system and physiotherapy, including ways in which OPA advocates on your behalf.

Student membership benefits:

All OPA communications including member-only emails, social media and webinars;

Local District Events, including networking, social and professional development opportunities;

New Graduate Kit which includes interview tips, resume writing, salary expectations, contract information and more;

OPA Special Student Award at InterACTION;

Student Volunteer Program;

Job listings and Upcoming Courses listings online and via email

Learn more about Student Membership Benefits at CPA.

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Student Membership Eligibility

You are eligible for FREE physiotherapy student membership if you are enrolled in:

You are eligible for FREE physiotherapist assistant (PTA) student membership if you are enrolled in a recognized formal education program (programs with accreditation or candidacy status).