Our student subscribers and early career psychologists have unique requirements to support them in their study and career journeys.
We offer expert information and advice, job opportunities and opportunities to network with or be mentored by established psychologists in diverse settings around Australia.
Maximise your academic and career prospects by joining the APS network. Benefit from exclusive resources and support as you negotiate the early years in your psychology education and career.
You also have access to our exclusive member discounts which can benefit you both professionally and personally.
Early career support
Access to tailored support and information is important when you are starting out in your career.
Our Early Career Resource Hub brings together information and opportunities from across our organisation to assist early career psychologists navigate those first steps in their profession and build a professional identity.
Our Early Career Advisory Group (ECAG) represents the needs of our early career members. The group advises the APS Board on areas of interest for early career psychologists such as career development, networking and transition to practice.
Early career or Provisional psychologists benefit from reductions in membership fees for those in the first two years of their career and on a low income.
Students have access to exclusive events, networking, mentoring and expert advice and guidance. APS membership gives our students the edge as they navigate their way through the complex world of psychology education and training.
Make contact with established experts in your area through our numerous member groups and activities and be exposed to the diversity of the field all while you continue your education and training.
Learn about study pathways, graduate attributes, tips for choosing the right degree and information on postgraduate study or frequently asked questions. You will also have access to discounted events and conferences, merchandise, database and journal access and receive retail discounts on numerous products and services.
Students can join us for just $85 a year and and receive all the benefits of belonging to our network of 23,000 members.
The APS network
We have more than 200 APS Colleges, Branches, Interest Groups and other member groups facilitated via our dedicated Member Groups team.
As a student member, you enjoy discounted access to these important professional groups. Meet established figures in your field and find collaborators and mentors.
Benefit from discounted access to national and local events organised by the APS and its member groups and use our popular CPD and Events Finder to stay updated on psycholgy events in Australia.
Psych Student HQ
Psych Student HQ is the online home for psychology students.
Discover the many different areas of psychology graduates can work in and the different paths students can take on their journey towards an exciting career in psychology.
Resources developed specifically for psychology students and mentoring initiatives and events will give you the edge in your studies.
Our approved insurance partner Aon, offers free combined malpractice insurance for postgraduate psychology students and registrars who meet the eligibility criteria. This includes cover for professional indemnity, public and product liability.
You can then receive 14 months cover for the price of 12 should you transition to the approved professional indemnity policy once your studies are complete.