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.


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. 

Self-Care for Trainee Psychologists

South Brisbane, Queensland, 15 September 2016

5:15pm (for 5:30pm start) to 8:30pm 

The Greek Club, 29 Edmondstone Street, South Brisbane, Qld 4000

Trainee and early career psychologists must navigate a variety of challenges as they enter the profession. While balancing clinical practice, research, and coursework (along with the rest of their lives), it is essential that they are able to adequately maintain their own wellbeing. This is aimed at psychologists with provisional or general registration who are postgraduate/4+2/5+1 training, although all psychologists are welcome. 

Strategies for self-care and related exercises will be the primary focus of the workshop.

APS Course Information Day 2016

Burwood, Victoria, 24 September 2016

10:30am to 5:30pm 

Deakin University - Melbourne Campus, Lecture Theatre 1, Building 1, Room I2.02, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood VIC 3125

The APS Course Information Day is a chance for students studying in Undergraduate Psychology courses to learn more about the fourth-year and postgraduate programs available at APAC accredited institutions in Austalia. 

Registration close Friday 23rd September 2016

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.