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UNSW Psychology Virtual Career Fair 2016

Posted 20 September 2016

UNSW Psychology has launched it's Virtual Careers Fair, an online platform that provides students with information about companies that employ graduates in Psychology.

Many students may not be aware of the diversity of jobs available to them, the UNSW Psychology Virtual Careers Fair helps fill that gap. We want to equip graduates of our programs with the knowledge to find a range of jobs that might suit their interests, abilities and qualifications, by showcasing some of the organisations that wish to hire UNSW graduates at all levels of psychology study.

Visit the Virtual Careers Fair here!

Congratulations to the 2018 School of Psychology Award Winners!

Posted 1 June 2018

Congratulations to all award winners at this year's annual School of Psychology Student Awards Night held on Thursday, 17 May 2018. Winners are listed below:

The Australian Psychological Society Prize
For the best performance in PSYC4053/PSYC4063 Psychology Stage 4 Honours
Winner: Christian La Spina

Behavioural Neuroscience Honours Thesis Prize
For the best performance in an Honours thesis in behavioural neuroscience research with non-human animals
Winner: Christian La Spina

The Forensic Psychology Postgraduate Student Prize
For demonstrated outstanding performance in research and clinical practice in Forensic Psychology in the Master of Psychology program
Winner: Tamara Gradden

The Combined PhD/Clinical Masters Thesis Prize
For the most outstanding PhD thesis by a student in course 1404 (combined PhD/Clinical Masters Degree)
Winner: Shiu Fung (Kelvin) Wong

The Joseph P Forgas Third Year Prize
For the best performance in PSYC3121 Social Psychology
Winner: Sylvia Kay Harmon-Jones

The Joseph P Forgas Honours Prize
For the best performance in an honours empirical thesis in an area of social psychology
Winner: Alison Yiu-Yun Lam

The Paxinos Neuroscience Prize
For the best PhD thesis in the area of Neuroscience.
Winner: Caitlin Cowan

The Psychology Staff Prize
For the best performance in Year 2 Psychology.
Winner: Sharon Gong

The Staff Prize for First Year Psychology
For the highest average performance in PSYC1001 Psychology 1A and PSYC1011 Psychology 1B.
Winner: Benjamin James Chidiac

The Staff Prize for Second Year Psychology
For the highest average performance in PSYC2001 Research Methods 2 and three other Psychology Level 2 courses completed within a single year by a student proceeding to any degree at UNSW
Winner: Sharon Gong

The Staff Prize for Third Year Psychology
For the highest average performance in PSYC3001 Research Methods 3A and five other Psychology Level 3 courses completed within a single year.
Winner: Saria Adele Green

The Syd Lovibond Prize for Psychology Honours
For meritorious performance in Psychology Honours in the Bachelor of Psychology program.
Winner: Nadia Shnier

The Undergraduate Behavioural Neuroscience Prize
For the highest mark in PSYC2081 (Learning and Physiological Psychology) and, completed in the current year, either PSYC3241 or PSYC3051
Winner: Kevin Luxa

The Richardson Award in Psychology
Winner: Jessica Forsyth

 To view photos from the evening visit the School of Psychology Facebook page!

UNSW Psychology Celebrates International Women’s Day 2018

Posted 7 March 2018

International Women’s Day not only stands as an opportunity to celebrate women, but also as a call-to-action. In celebrating International Women’s Day, we acknowledge and make a commitment to the fight for gender parity and #pressforprogress.

One of the factors contributing to gender inequity in STEM is the persistent, outmoded stereotype that these are ‘male’ disciplines. Challenging the perception that few women can, want to, or will do science, technology, engineering and maths is important. Not only to encourage more young women to pursue work in these areas, but also in bringing about changes that will reduce bias and make these disciplines more gender inclusive.

This year, UNSW Psychology is recognising International Women’s Day with a shout-out to all the incredible women working in psychological science. The collage presented below showcases the range of women working in psychological research at UNSW, and the diversity in what constitutes their science. This will be an ongoing project, added to over time, to work at broadening the perception of what it means to be a scientist.

Please take a closer look at our featured researchers and their work here

UNSW Info Day

16 December 2017 - 9:00am – 16 December 2017 - 4:00pm  |  UNSW Sydney, Sydney NSW 2052
Interested in studying Psychology? Or looking for answers to your study questions in 2018?
Come along to UNSW Info Day and speak with our staff about our Psychology undergraduate programs and life on campus.
Start at the Advisory Centre in The John Niland Scientia Building then attend a lecture or two in the Central Lecture Block or the Mathews Theatres. Or just come by, experience our beautiful campus and take a closer look at what life has to offer at UNSW!
Discuss your program choices, or talk to us about changing your preferences.
More information about Info Day is available here.

Science Advising Day

23 January 2015 - 10:00am – 23 January 2015 - 2:00pm  |  The Red Centre (Building H13, Kensington Campus)

The Faculty of Science (Science Student Centre) is holding an Enrolment Advising Day for commencing Semester 1, 2015 students on Friday 23 January 2015 from 10:00am through 2:00pm in The Red Centre (Building H13, Kensington Campus).

We encourage all new students to come along to hear talks on the various Science degree programs, speak to Academic Advisors from each of the Science schools, and get in-person assistance on how to enrol. For further information and a schedule for the day go to