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.


Information and Networking Evening for Clinical Psychology Registrars and Students

Sydney, New South Wales, 28 July 2016

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Australian College of Applied Psychology, Navitas Professional Lecture Room 1, Level 5, 11 Yor Street, Sydney  NSW  2000

What's it like to practice as a Clinical Psychologist today? Where do Clinical Psychology graduates find employment? What's the difference between working in a hospital or for NSW Health or being in Private Practice? What opportunities exist for Clinical Psychology graduates in academia? Where do Clinical Psychology Registrars find employment? And what about APS Membership?

If you are a student enrolled in a Clinical Psychology course in NSW or a recently graduated Registrar, you might be interested in the answers to these questions, and more. If so, come along to a FREE Information Evening hosted by the NSW College of Clinical Psychologists, where you will hear insightful information from practicing Clinical Psychologists and enjoy an evening of networking with your peers.

James Cook University - Psychology student meet and greet

Townsville, Queensland, 18 August 2016

6:00pm to 8:00pm

ATSIP Building, James Cook University, off James Cook Drive, Townsville Qld 4811

Please come and join us on this social event for APS members and JCU psychology students to meet and greet.

This is a wonderful opportunity for APS members to share their career experiences with those new to the profession and to meet those new to the discipline.

There will be a combination of presentations from local APS members who elect to present and a less formal social gathering with refreshments provided.

COP Careers Fair 2016

Sydney, New South Wales, 1 September 2016

6:00pm to 8:30pm

Macquarie Room, Royal Automobile Club of Australia, 89 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Our annual Careers Fair is a popular event amongst psychology students, graduates and early career professionals working in the field of Organisational Psychology.  The fair offers great opportunities for guests to network, meet with experts in the profession, and learn more about what it is an Organisational Psychologist offers.

You will get the chance to meet with representatives from a range of organisations that appreciates the unique skills and knowledge offered by organisational psychologists.  We will have 4 valued guest speakers who will share with us their experience working in the profession.

Refreshment and beverages are provided throughout the evening. 

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.