The events listed on this page have been organised by APS Member Groups or universities. Please use the contact listed with each event for bookings and more information.

If you are organising an event for psychology students and would like to list it on this page, please email the Science and Education team  with details.


Surviving the National Psychology Exam

East Sydney, New South Wales, 5 October 2016

6:00pm registration, 6:30pm to 8:30pm presentation

Mental Health Association of NSW Meeting Room, Level 5, 80 William Street, East Sydney NSW 2000

The APS Sydney Branch presents the first in what is planned as a series of seminars for APS student members on this important topic.

Ms Rose Evans, provisional psychologist and Mr Wayne Jennings, newly registered psychologist will share their personal experiences and provide strategies on how best to approach this important exam.  Discussions will allow students to discuss effective study techniques and approaches in coping with this process. Rose Evans and Wayne Jennings will provide some helpful tips on surviving placement and a heavy work load.

More details and registration

Speed Mentoring for Psychology Students

Darlington, New South Wales, 18 October 2016

6:00pm to 9:30pm

Forum Restaurant, Darlington Centre, The University of Sydney, 174 City Road, Darlington NSW 2008

This event has been organised by the APS Sydney Branch Committee's Student Representatives. The event involves speakers from five APS Colleges who will provide information on career pathways and insights into the nature of the work involved in each of their endorsed areas of psychology. Students will be encouraged to ask questions and have interactive discussion with the representatives from each of the five APS Colleges.

More details and registration

Mini Research Showcase

Adelaide, South Australia, 25 October 2016

7:30pm to 8:30pm (6:30pm start if joining us for dinner)

The Kings, 357 King William Street (Cnr King will St and Sturt St), Adelaide  SA  5000

The showcase will allow for a snapshot of current research being undertaken in Adelaide by early career researchers in this field, foster future research ideas and allow for networking opportunities. Presenters will be Honours, Masters and PhD students working in the field of eating, weight and body image.

Presenters will present for 5 minutes followed by discussion. Presentations will be on research projects within the field of weight, eating and body image and the potential implications of any findings for clinicians.

Researchers interested in presenting should email the following information to  by the 11th of October 2016:

An abstract for a current research project (no more than 250 words), including:

  • Title
  • Background
  • Aims
  • Method
  • Results
  • Conclusions
  • The name and contact details of supervisors
  • The name of the course they are undertaking
  • In progress projects will also be considered

We would also encourage supervisors to attend the showcase in order to support their students and help them incorporate suggestions from the team in their research endeavours. Please pass this information on to students or researchers who may be interested in participating or attending.

Psychologists Stories

Psychologists' Stories

Meet successful APS psychologists who are making a difference in their communities in this short film. You will discover that many of them often took some time before establishing themselves in their chosen fields, and their passion for psychology will encourage you to further explore the possibilities that lie ahead.